AC Milan are through to the Europa League playoff round after beating Universitatea Craiova 3-0 on aggregate following a 2-0 second-leg win in the third qualifying round on Thursday.
Giacomo Bonaventura and Patrick Cutrone scored either side of half-time to help Vincenzo Montella’s side ease past their Romanian opposition as the former Serie A giants look to reestablish themselves on the European stage.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s calm finish kept Everton’s bid for qualification on course as Ronald Koeman’s men edged MFK Ruzomberok 1-0 in Slovakia.
England Under-20 star Calvert-Lewin spared the Toffees’ blushes with a late strike in eastern Europe, sealing a 2-0 aggregate victory for the Merseyside club.
Wayne Rooney again drew a blank in front of goal as he feels his way into his second Everton stint, but Koeman’s side did just enough to progress.
A below-par Everton laboured for their win, but still conjured the one moment of class required to move on.