EUROPA LEAGUE

Real Sociedad were left to rue defensive errors as they slumped to a 3-1 defeat away to Zenit Saint Petersburg in the Europa League.
New Villarreal Coach Javier Calleja was left frustrated in his opening match as his side were held by Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Athletic Bilbao fear losing Iker Munain to a long-term injury after the forward was stretchered off in the 1-0 defeat to Zorya in the Europa League.
Two goals in the space of three minutes late on ensured Villarreal’s Europa League campaign got off to a winning start against Kazakhstani outfit Astana.
Athletic Bilbao started their Europa League group stage campaign with a scoreless draw away at Hertha Berlin.
Real Sociedad continued their strong start to the season with a comfortable 4-0 victory at home to Rosenborg in the Europa League.
Villarreal Coach Fran Escriba has accepted his team must improve and criticism following two successive defeats was valid.
Real Sociedad captain Xabi Prieto admits it would be a ‘dream’ to lift the Europa League trophy at the end of the season.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Iago Herrerin believes his side can win the Europa League this season and he is excited for playing his part.
Villarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad all discovered their fates in this afternoon’s Europa League group stage draw.
Athletic Bilbao will join Villarreal and Real Sociedad in the group stages of the Europa League after defeating Panathinaikos 4-2 on aggregate.
Athletic Bilbao avoided a Greek tragedy by coming back from two goals behind to defeat Panathinaikos in their Europa League qualification match.
Athletic Bilbao have been paired with Greek giants Panathinaikos in the playoff round for the Europa League group stage.
A quick-fire double from Raul Garcia put Athletic Bilbao on course for comfortably advancing past Dinamo Bucharest in the Europa League qualifiers.
Athletic Bilbao will face Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest in the Europa League Third Qualifying Round, following Friday’s draw.
Athletic Bilbao have qualified for next season’s Europa League third qualifying round following Barcelona’s Copa Del Rey triumph.
Villarreal sealed a spot in next season’s Europa League group stages with a comprehensive final day victory at local rivals Valencia.
The destination of the La Liga title and Europa League places will finally be decided on this 2016-17 final day.
Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero stated his "soul returned to his body" after John Guidetti missed a late chance to equalise for Celta Vigo.
Jose Mourinho hailed Manchester United’s “mentality, desire and togetherness” to overcome Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday.
Iago Aspas claims Celta Vigo “were infinitely better” than Manchester United but vows “we’re a group of young lads and I’m sure we’ll be back.”
Celta Vigo held Manchester United to a creditable 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Thursday but couldn’t find another away goal to reach the Europa League final.
Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas believes he doesn’t ‘have anything to prove to anyone’ in England ahead of the side’s Europa League clash at Old Trafford.
Celta Vigo will need a ‘perfect performance’ at Old Trafford if they are to progress to the Europa League final, says Coach Eduardo Berizzo.
Celta Vigo Coach Eduardo Berizzo believes the key to Celta Vigo hopes of a Europa League turnaround lie in setting striker Iago Aspas ‘free’.
Marouane Fellaini admitted he had to "control himself" after picking up an early booking against Celta Vigo, a week after seeing red in the Manchester derby.
Daley Blind has warned his Manchester United teammates they are only at half time in their clash with Celta Vigo and still have work to do.
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United’s 1-0 advantage against Celta Vigo is “short” as the Galicians “deserve respect” in the return leg.
Eduardo Berizzo believes Celta Vigo were not ambitious or ruthless enough in their 1-0 Europa League defeat to Manchester United on Thursday.
Celta Vigo’s hopes in the Europa League semi-finals were dented by Marcus Rashford’s free kick as Manchester United won the first leg at Balaidos 1-0.
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