Europa League

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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The Dutch champions were beaten 1-0 in Ukraine last week - can they turn things around at the Amsterdam ArenA on Thursday?

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The Rojiblancos are perfectly placed to qualify for the quarter-finals after triumphing 3-1 at El Madrigal last week

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The Granata face an uphill task after losing 2-0 in Saint Petersburg last week - can they pull off a remarkable comeback?

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The Turkish champions were beaten 2-1 in Belgium last week but they will be confident of turning things around in front of their fanatical followers in Istanbul

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The Nerazzurri have it all to do at the Giuseppe Meazza, after slumping to a 3-1 defeat at the Volkswagen Arena last week

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The Partenopei hit the woodwork twice but progress to the Europa League quarterfinals after a goalless draw with the Russian side, which had two goals disallowed for offside.

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The Ukrainians were beaten 2-1 at Goodison Park last week but need only to triumph 1-0 on home soil in order to reach the quarter-finals courtesy of the away-goals rule

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The two Serie A sides played out a 1-1 draw in Florence last week, meaning the Viola have to score, but they will take heart from their hosts' dismal league form

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The Russian were beaten 3-1 at the San Paolo last week, with Gonzalo Higuain hitting a hat-trick, but they will take heart from the Partenopei's poor recent form away from home

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The Belgium international has the talent and, more importantly, the mental strength to cope with the pressure of filling a potential void in the Bianconeri midfield.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Sevilla takes a two-goal lead into its UEFA Europa League clash with Villarreal, but Carlos Bacca is not taking progression for granted.

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Torino will need more than its unbeaten home record in the UEFA Europa League if it is to advance the quarterfinals.

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Besiktas must inflict a first defeat of the UEFA Europa League on Club Brugge this week if it is to progress to the quarterfinals.

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Dnipro holds a narrow advantage in its UEFA Europa League tie with Ajax, but Joel Veltman is confident of turning the series on its head.

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Napoli will try to finish the job versus Dynamo Moscow in the UEFA Europa League last 16 after being slammed by head coach Rafael Benitez.

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Inter needs goals to overturn a UEFA Europa League deficit against Wolfsburg, but Andrea Ranocchia has urged patience.

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As Roma's form in Serie A continues to stutter, Rudi Garcia sees the UEFA Europa League clash with Fiorentina as a welcome distraction.