Tag Archives: Europa League

Southampton grab 2-1 home win over Inter Milan

There were just four minutes and 57 seconds between both Southampton goals (Image credit: PA)

Southampton remain on course to reach the Europa League knockout phase after fighting back to earn a memorable win against Italian giants Inter Milan. Inter scored with their first shot on target when skipper Mauro Icardi pounced to smash in a loose ball. Dusan Tadic missed a controversial penalty in first-half injury-time, but Virgil van Dijk hooked in to level ...

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Pogba stars as Man United thrash Fenerbahce

Pogba scored the second and third goals of his Manchester United career (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United coasted to a comfortable victory over Fenerbahce and moved second in Europa League Group A. With Wayne Rooney back in the team, United did not create much before the Turkish side gave away two cheap penalties. World record signing Pogba smashed in after Simon Kjaer fouled Juan Mata before Anthony Martial converted following ...

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Man United to face RVP and Fenerbahce in Europa League group stage


Manchester United will face Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the Europa League. It pits United against their former striker Robin van Persie, who is now with Fenerbahce. Southampton, the other Premier League side still in the competition, will play Inter Milan, Sparta Prague and Hapoel Beer Sheva. League of Ireland side Dundalk have been drawn ...

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West Ham knocked out of Europa League by Astra


West Ham failed to reach the Europa League group stage as Astra Giurgiu condemned the Hammers to a first competitive loss at the London Stadium. After a 1-1 away draw last week, West Ham trailed when Filipe Teixeira precisely finished a swift counter-attack by the Romanian champions. The Hammers improved after the break, with Jonathan Calleri and Winston Reid bundling ...

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Sevilla beat Liverpool to win 3rd straight Europa League trophy

Sevilla become the first team to win a major European competition three years in a row since Bayern Munich won the European Cup three times between 1974 and 1976

Liverpool suffered a dramatic second-half collapse as Sevilla claimed the Europa League for the third season in succession with a superb comeback. Jurgen Klopp’s side looked on course to secure the prize of Champions League football – on offer to the winners of the competition – when Daniel Sturridge’s magnificent strike with the outside of his left foot gave them ...

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Liverpool ease through to Europa League final

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Second-half goals from Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana take Liverpool into final Reds through to fourth decider having lifted the trophy in 1973, 1976 and 2001 Villarreal’s first-leg lead wiped out inside seven minutes by Bruno Soriano own goal Villarreal comeback hopes end with Víctor Ruiz’s dismissal on 71 minutes The winner will face holders Sevilla in the final in ...

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Gameiro smooths Sevilla’s passage to Basel

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Kevin Gameiro exploits defensive lapse to fire Sevilla into early lead Eduardo levels as Shakhtar come to life before the interval Gameiro responds with his seventh in this season’s competition Right-back Mariano Ferreira kills off tie with superb bending finish Sevilla will face Liverpool in the final in Basel on 18 May A third successive UEFA Europa League triumph is ...

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Klopp tells Liverpool to go at Villareal

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The pressure is on Liverpool after Villarreal snatched a late win last week in the first leg of a semi-final tie that concludes at Anfield – not that you would know it listening to Jürgen Klopp. Substitute Adrián López’s late goal won first leg at the last for Villarreal The Spanish side are on a club record 12-match unbeaten run ...

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Villarreal strike late to thwart Liverpool in Europa League

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Substitute Adrián López wins it at the last as Villarreal put on late rally Cédric Bakambu earlier hit post and had late effort saved superbly Roberto Firmino has low shot pushed on to upright for Liverpool Villarreal end Liverpool’s unblemished run; Yellow Submarine now unbeaten in 12 Second leg takes place next Thursday, with the final in Basel on 18 ...

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Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho suspended for 30 days as UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings


Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has been suspended for 30 days after UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against him following his doping violation. The 26-year-old France international is understood to have returned a positive test for a fat-burning substance after the Europa League game at Manchester United on March 17. The news of the doping violation emerged ahead of Liverpool’s home fixture ...

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