A strong come back against Valencia by PSV Eindhoven and wins for FC Twente and AZ left the three Dutch clubs remaining in the Europa League in good shape for the second leg of the round of 16.
PSV, 4-0 down against Valencia at one point, fought back strongly in the second half to salvage two, taking the final score to 4-2.
Two second-half goals gave AZ of Alkmaar a solid win against Udinese Calcio.
FC Twente had a narrow 1-0 home win against Schalke 04, leaving the German club promising fireworks on the return leg.
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