Europa League

Alonso feels pride and pain after 'Neverlusen' finally lose

Thu, 23 May 2024 - 08:23 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso said his side will over time look back with pride on their European record unbeaten run but must use the pain of Wednesday's Europa League final defeat to spur them on for another final in three days time.

Lookman nets hat-trick as Atalanta stun Leverkusen in Europa League final

Thu, 23 May 2024 - 08:18 GMT

Ademola Lookman scored a stunning hat-trick as Atalanta beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the Europa League final on Wednesday to win just the second major trophy in their 117-year history and end the German champions' remarkable unbeaten streak.

Leverkusen deserve all the titles they can win, says Alonso

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 10:34 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso says his team deserve all three titles available to them this season after they qualified for the Europa League final by overcoming AS Roma on Thursday.

Leverkusen reach Europa League final with late comeback against Roma

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 10:27 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen staged a remarkable late comeback to move into the Europa League final with a 2-2 draw at home to AS Roma on Thursday as they won 4-2 on aggregate and set the longest unbeaten run in all competitions including European matches.

Clinical Atalanta beat Marseille 3-0 to reach Europa League final

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 10:17 GMT

Atalanta's Ademola Lookman, Matteo Ruggeri and El Bilal Toure all got on the scoresheet to send the Italians to their first Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Olympique de Marseille for a 4-1 aggregate victory on Thursday.

Leverkusen haven't forgotten last season's Europa League heartbreak against Roma, says Alonso

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 05:41 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen will use last campaign's Europa League loss against AS Roma as motivation when they host the Serie A side once again in the second leg of the semi-finals on Thursday, manager Xabi Alonso said on Wednesday.

Leverkusen earn 2-0 victory at Roma in semis first leg

Fri, 03 May 2024 - 10:50 GMT

Goals by Florian Wirtz and Robert Andrich gave Bayer Leverkusen a 2-0 advantage over AS Roma in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday as the German champions edged closer to their first European final in 22 years.

Marseille and Atlanta play out 1-1 draw in Europa League semi

Fri, 03 May 2024 - 10:44 GMT

Gianluca Scamacca put the visitors ahead after 11 minutes when Teun Koopmeiners found him unmarked in the box to fire low into the far post for his 16th goal in all competitions this season.

Exit from Europe can help Liverpool focus on league, says Klopp

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 09:56 GMT

Trailing 3-0 to Atalanta after the first leg at Anfield, Mohamed Salah's early penalty in the return match on Thursday gave Liverpool a 1-0 victory in Italy but Klopp's side went out 3-1 on aggregate.

Ten-man Roma beat Milan to set up Europa League semi-final with Leverkusen

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 09:24 GMT

AS Roma beat AC Milan 2-1 at a buzzing Stadio Olimpico on Thursday to complete a 3-1 aggregate win and set up a semi-final showdown with Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League.

Leverkusen reach Europa League semis as Frimpong rescues unbeaten run

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 09:18 GMT

Newly-crowned Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen reached the Europa League semi-finals but almost lost their season-long unbeaten record as they struck late to draw 1-1 away at West Ham United for a 3-1 aggregate victory on Thursday.

Liverpool lost the plot in Atalanta defeat, says Klopp

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 09:42 GMT

Liverpool lacked tactical discipline against Atalanta on Thursday and fully deserved their 3-0 defeat in the Europa League quarter-final first leg match, manager Juergen Klopp said.

Liverpool boss Klopp says in-form Nunez still not at his peak

Fri, 08 Mar 2024 - 11:52 GMT

Liverpool's Darwin Nunez has "quality coming out of his ears" but still has room for improvement, manager Juergen Klopp said after the Uruguayan forward scored a brace in Thursday's 5-1 Europa League win over Sparta Prague.

Milan earn 4-2 win over 10-man Slavia Prague, West Ham slip 1-0 at Freiburg

Fri, 08 Mar 2024 - 11:46 GMT

AC Milan battled to a 4-2 win over Slavia Prague in an entertaining first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie at San Siro Stadium on Thursday.

Roma sink Feyenoord in Europa shootout, Sparta upset Galatasaray

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 - 10:11 GMT

AS Roma beat Feyenoord 4-2 on penalties to advance to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday following a 1-1 draw after extra time in a repeat of the first-leg result.

Late Pedro goal gives Brighton win over Marseille and top spot in Europa League group

Fri, 15 Dec 2023 - 07:20 GMT

Joao Pedro's late goal earned Brighton & Hove Albion a dramatic 1-0 win over Olympique Marseille on Thursday to secure the hosts top spot in Europa League Group B.

Liverpool crush LASK to reach last 16, Marseille advance

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 - 02:38 GMT

Liverpool eased into the Europa League round of 16 with a 4-0 home win over Austria's LASK in Group E and Olympique de Marseille secured a top-two finish in Group B after a thrilling 4-3 win over Ajax Amsterdam on Thursday.

Liverpool deserved to lose, says Klopp

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:50 GMT

Liverpool were second best in virtually all the decisive moments against Toulouse on Thursday and fully deserved their 3-2 Europa League defeat, manager Juergen Klopp said.

West Ham secure late win over Olympiakos, Marseille beat AEK

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:18 GMT

West Ham United's Lucas Paqueta scored a late goal to earn his side a 1-0 home win over Olympiakos Piraeus as they retained top spot in Europa League Group A, while Olympique de Marseille won 2-0 at AEK Athens to remain first in Group B on Thursday.

Brighton must return to winning ways like last season, says boss De Zerbi

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 09:53 GMT

Brighton & Hove Albion must get back to winning ways like last season, manager Roberto De Zerbi said after the Premier League club won their first European game by beating Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam 2-0 in the Europa League on Thursday.