Torino got the better of a back-and-forth battle in torrential rain to eliminate Athletic Bilbao from the Europa League.
The Serie A side twice saw their lead pegged back but finally prevailed 3-2 on the night to win 5-4 on aggregate and advance to the last 16.
Fabio Quagliarella's penalty, Maxi Lopez's header and Matteo Darmian's eventual winner ensured Andoni Iraola's excellent goal and one from Oscar De Marcos were in vain.
Bilbao went close first when Benat Etxeberria's long-range free-kick was...
Aritz Aduriz netted a late winner as Athletic Bilbao edged a 1-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano at San Mames on Sunday.
The visitors had numerous chances to take the lead in the first half, but Bilbao came out on top after dominating the majority of the second half as they returned to winning ways.
The three points see Ernesto Valverde's men move up two spots to 12th in the Primera Division, while their opponents drop down a place to 14th with four defeats from their last five La Liga matches.
With so many La Liga teams still alive in the Europa League, Sid Lowe surveys how they all fared in Thursday's round of 32 first legs.
'A small advantage' for Athletic Bilbao
"When I saw my name up on the board, I was so excited."
Twenty-year-old Inaki Williams was about to play only his fourth game for Athletic Bilbao, having just been handed his first start in European competition as the Basque side took on Torino in Italy. He admitted that he felt butterflies in his stomach, but it made...
Substitute Carlos Gurpegui scored a 73rd-minute equaliser to earn Athletic Club a 2-2 draw at Torino in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday.
Torino trailed 1-0 after Inaki Williams put the Spanish outfit ahead in the ninth minute, but two goals from Maxi Lopez gave the home side a 2-1 half-time lead.
Gurpegui, who entered the pitch in the 58th minute, pulled his team level and almost made it 3-2 but his powerful header hit the crossbar with eight minutes remaining.