Thursday, September 18, 2014
Porto's hat-trick hero, Roma star Gervinho and Arsenal's tormentor Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all make the cut in our first select XI of the season
With the competition proper starting on Thursday, Goal take a look at the big-name players set to do battle for continental glory...
PROFILE: Every Europa League Thursday, Goal profiles a new starlet under the age of 21 who could be set for big things in the game. Here we look at the Fiorentina winger ...
The Frenchman was delighted with his side's performance against the Russian outfit and had special words of praise for both attackers
After a four-month break, Europe's top tournament is back and there were some intriguing ties played out on the opening matchday
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
See how all of the stars involved in Wednesday's European action fared by checking out all eight of our match player ratings and comments
The Ivorian insisted winning 5-1 did not mean CSKA Moscow were easy opponents while Miralem Pjanic believes that Roma have matured this season
The Giallorossi return to the Champions League in style as strikes from Juan Iturbe, Gervinho (2), Maicon and a Sergei Ignashevich own goal give them an emphatic opening win
Rudi Garcia's men have hit the ground running in Serie A, winning their first two games, but they'll have to make do without Daniele De Rossi when they take on the Russian side
The Nerazzurri boss has lost three of his four previous clashes with Ukrainian sides in continental competition during his spells in charge of Sampdoria and Napoli
EXCLUSIVE: The Fiorentina defender says that while the Sassuolo striker does not have the same ability as the Liverpool forward, he "puts his soul on the field"
The Sweden Under-21 international says he was the victim of an unprovoked assault, alleging that the Swiss punched him in the groin while lying "helpless" on the ground
The Serie A side are in talks with the 38-year-old's legal team over a financial compensation over his summer dismissal, but negotiations have so far been unfruitful
The Switzerland defender insists the Bianconeri still have some tough games coming up and cannot be considered clear favourites to win the group
The Italy international was delighted with his side's victory but acknowledged that the Italian champions were made to work for the full three points
The 47-year-old has called on his side to improve their organisation after the Argentine salvaged maximum points against Malmo
The Giallorossi's new project is beginning to get into full swing, but can it really see them propelled to the top of the sport?
Midfielder Fredy Guarin believes the team is bursting with confidence after big wins against Stjarnan and Sassuolo
The Italian was thrilled with how his players kept fighting for a result until the end of Tuesday's clash with the Belgians, in which they earned a point
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Italian coach wants supporters to back the goalkeeper after he was again the subject of taunts from the Santiago Bernabeu faithful on Tuesday night