Inter Milan beats Leverkusen 2-1 to reach Europa League semi

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Romelu Lukaku has scored one goal and set up another for Inter Milan to defeat a tenacious Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 and reach the Europa League semifinals. Lukaku was the driving force from the start, imposing himself on the game and disrupting the Leverkusen defense. He’s keeping Inter in the hunt for its first trophy in nine years. When Nicolo Barella gave Inter the lead in the 15th minute it was off a rebound from a shot of Lukaku’s which had been blocked. Six minutes later, Lukaku scored after a link up with Ashley Young.