Ernesto Valverde has hailed Aritz Aduriz as a player who gets better with age after his 100th Athletic Bilbao goal on Thursday against Partizan Belgrade.
Marcelino spoke of his relief after Villarreal held on for a “difficult” 2-1 victory over Dinamo Minsk in Group E of the Europa League on Thursday.
Marcelino isn’t considering anything other than a Villarreal win against Dinamo Minsk as ‘lose and it’s difficult to even be second’ in their Europa League group.
Ernesto Valverde isn’t happy Athletic Bilbao are the early game on Sunday when they also play on Thursday, in the Europa League against Partizan Belgrade.
Sabin Merino warned against Athletic Bilbao taking their foot off the pedal when Partizan Belgrade visit San Mames in the Europa League.
Villarreal midfielder Manu Trigueros wants the Yellow Submarine to prove their superiority against Europa League opponents Dinamo Minsk.
Marcelino lamented a potential relapse of Cedric Bakambu’s ankle injury following Villarreal 4-0 victory over Dinamo Minsk in the Europa League on Thursday.
Ernesto Valverde hailed Athletic Bilbao’s 2-0 Europa League win at Partizan Belgrade on Thursday as “one of our best away performances of the season”.
Marcelino wants to see patience and intensity from Villarreal against Dinamo Minsk as he warns a frustrating night could be in store.
Ernesto Valverde gave nothing away regarding the Athletic Bilbao XI to play Partizan Belgrade in the Europa League.
Ernesto Valverde lamented Athletic Bilbao's “incredible” 2-1 Europa League defeat to AZ on Thursday in light of the chances they missed.
Marcelino has challenged Villarreal to dominate their Europa League group following Thursday's 1-0 victory over Viktoria Plzen.
Ernesto Valverde says La Liga is Athletic Bilbao’s priority and the Europa League is ‘a fantasy’ but he still wants to beat AZ Alkmaar.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino agrees his side are better than Europa League opponents Viktoria Plzen but knows the team have to prove it.
Marcelino slammed Villarreal’s “disastrous” defending for Rapid Vienna’s goals during Thursday’s 2-1 Europa League defeat in the Austrian capital.
Ernesto Valverde said he was “delighted” with Athletic Bilbao’s attitude during their 3-1 victory over Augsburg in the Europa League on Thursday.
Marcelino rejects the suggestion that Villarreal are favourites to win the Europa League tie with Rapid Vienna simply because they’re from a stronger League.
Aymeric Laporte hopes Athletic Bilbao go far in the Europa League, but knows Thursday’s opponents Augsburg will be tricky.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde joked it must be ‘easy’ to win the Europa League and confirmed three injury absentees.
Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao have both been dealt favourable hands in the Europa League group stage following Friday's draw in Monaco.
Ernesto Valverde admits he has mixed feelings about Athletic Bilbao's 1-0 victory over Zilina in the Europa League playoffs on Thursday.
Ernesto Valverde has told his Athletic Bilbao players that more is needed to overturn the Europa League deficit against Zilina than simply turning up.
Ernesto Valverde has claimed that Zilina's 3-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Europa League playoffs on Thursday came via “two robberies”.
Ernesto Valverde wants Athletic Bilbao to use the Supercopa de Espana win over Barcelona as a benchmark but warns against complacency in the Europa League.
Ernesto Valverde has urged Athletic Bilbao to be wary of the threat posed by MSK Zilina. “They’re a team who find it easy to score goals”.
Athletic Bilbao have been paired with Slovakian side MSK Zilina in Friday’s Europa League playoff draw.
Ernesto Valverde says he was impressed with Athletic Bilbao’s ability to see out their Europa League qualifier against Inter Baku.
Ernesto Valverde has warned Athletic Bilbao aren’t through to the next round of the Europa League yet. ‘Inter Baku have to score here.’
Ernesto Valverde says he wants more from Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of their Europa League qualifier against Inter Baku, despite Thursday’s 2-0 win.
Ernesto Valverde believes Athletic Bilbao are ready to begin their Europa League campaign by facing Inter Baku but warns against complacency.
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