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Speaking before Sevilla’s Europa League clash with Standard Liege, Unai Emery said the Europa League is just as important as La Liga.
Villarreal boss Marcelino insists he is totally focused on Thursday’s Europa League clash with FC Zurich at El Madrigal.
Zurich boss Urs Meier considers Villarreal to be favourites ahead of the Europa League clash at El Madrigal on Thursday.
Alessio Cerci says he was happy to be involved in Atletico Madrid’s 5-0 thrashing of Malmo - even if it was for only a few minutes.
Malmo boss Age Hareide believed his team’s 5-0 drubbing at Atletico Madrid did not flatter the home side.
Sevilla President Jose Castro claims it is “unreal” to see the team in second place in La Liga, just three points behind leaders Barcelona.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery has lamented the red card shown to Timothee Kolodziejczak in the 2-2 Europa League draw with Riejka.
Villarreal assistant Coach Ruben Uria dedicated the team’s Europa League win over Apollon Limassol to Marcelino.
Villarreal boss Marcelino has called on his players to remain focused when they take on Apollon Limassol in the Europa League on Thursday.
Sevilla President Jose Castro has sprung to the defence of boss Unai Emery following the 4-0 weekend defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Marcelino feels Villarreal have to get used to playing in the League and Europa League after the come-from-behind win over Rayo Vallecano.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery had no complaints after his side began the defence of their Europa League crown with a 2-0 win over Feyenoord.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino has declared himself proud of his team after the 1-1 Europa League draw against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Sevilla’s Jose Antonio Reyes says he is still motivated at the club despite not getting much of a look-in this season.
Sergio Canales insists Real Sociedad must overcome their Europa League elimination and take heart from the victory over Real Madrid.
Villarreal and Sevilla have been given their Europa League draws and face trips to Gladbach and Feyenoord respectively.
Marcelino is excited at leading Villarreal into the Europa League after the Yellow Submarine confirmed their place in today’s group stage draw.
Jagoba Arrasate believes Real Sociedad’s Europa League elimination against Krasnodar will make the team stronger.
Sevilla and Villarreal are in the draw for the group stage of the Europa League, which takes place this afternoon.
Jagoba Arrasate wants Real Sociedad to be brave as they travel to face Krasnodar in the Europa League play-off second leg.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino wants his side to concentrate on the second leg of their Europa League tie with Astana.
Jagoba Arrasate was pleased with Real Sociedad’s 1-0 win over Krasnodar in their Europa League play-off meeting.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino has warned against believing his side are through to the Europa League group stage despite a 3-0 away win over Astana.
Marcelino has said the excitement at returning to European football is such at Villarreal that the side have to beat Astana.
Jagoba Arrasate believes Real Sociedad were unlucky to be paired with Krasnodar in the Europa League but is relishing the encounter.
Villarreal will place Kazakhstan side FC Astana in the Europa League play-offs while Real Sociedad meet Russia’s FC Krasnodar.
Athletic Bilbao, Villarreal and Real Sociedad will today learn who they face in Champions League and Europa League play-offs.
Real Sociedad got their Europa League campaign off to a promising start with a 2-0 win over Aberdeen.
Aberdeen are confident of getting a good result against Real Sociedad from tonight’s Europa League tie.
Jagoba Arrasate has admitted Real Sociedad aren’t yet at their best ahead of the Europa League tie with Aberdeen.
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