Europa League

Friday, April 11, 2014

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The prospect of playing a major final in front of their own fans is driving Antonio Conte's men on, according to the Italy international defender

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Rodrigo struck twice as the Eagles eased past their Dutch opponents at the Estadio da Luz but the win was marred by a terrible injury for the defender

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A first-half surge shocked the Portuguese into submission at the Sanchez Pizjuan, thus earning the Liga outfit a last-four spot alongside Benfica, Juventus and Valencia

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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The coach was impressed with his side's efforts over the two legs, saying there was not too much between the two sides despite the superior talent at the Old Lady's disposal

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Even though a Bianconeri triumph would do wonders for the nation's falling coefficient, the coach says that it would be naive to think that everyone will support the Old Lady

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Paco Alcacer struck a hat-trick as the Estadio de Mestalla outfit became the first team in Europa League history to overturn a three-goal deficit against Murat Yakin's nine-men

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The Spanish side turned the tie on its head on a memorable night at the Mestalla as the Swiss visitors were reduced to nine men as part of an astonishing collapse

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A man of the match performance from Eduardo Salvio in which he grabbed two assists, ensured Benfica reach the semi finals of the competition for the second successive season.

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Goal was on hand to see Juventus march into the last four, with a phenomenal Andrea Pirlo free-kick helping the hosts on their way to an unconvincing victory against Les Gones

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Goal rates the players on show as Unai Emery's outfit ease into the semi final of the Europa League thanks to a home with over the Portuguese side at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan...

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The Spaniard broke the deadlock shortly before the break with a tap-in from an Eduardo Salvio and struck again in similar fashion with 19 minutes to go

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The veteran playmaker opened the scoring just four minutes in with a sublime free kick and his midfielder partner clinched victory for Antonio Conte's men with a deflected strike

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The coach believes his side are capable of turning their Europa League tie against Porto around but says his players must stick to a careful second-leg strategy

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The former Bianconeri striker is eager to see Antonio Conte's side lift the Europa League on home soil but has warned of the quality possessed by Olympique Lyonnais

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Murat Yakin's men have a commanding lead after the first leg and our tipster expects the Super League champions to keep things tight when they travel to Spain

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The Andalusians produced a comeback to beat Betis in the last round of the Europa League and the Portuguese defender is confident his side can do the same on Thursday