EUROPA LEAGUE

Jose Javier Barkero admits that a win on Thursday would put Levante in a good position to reach the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao's Oscar De Marcos is looking forward to the game against Lyon with confidence despite the 3-2 loss to Valencia.
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo has boldly talked up the club's chances of winning further trophies this season.
Atletico Madrid winger Cristian Rodriguez has claimed that his side were poor in their 1-0 win over Viktoria Plzen.
Atletico Madrid beat Viktoria Plzen 1-0 in the Europa League, with Cristian Rodriguez scoring a 93rd minute winner.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Marcelo Bielsa has admitted that qualification from the Europa League group stages may be beyond his team.
Levante suffered their first loss of the Europa League group stages, as 10-man Hannover came from behind to claim the three points.
Athletic Bilbao went down 3-1 away to Sparta Prague, as Oscar De Marcos' late goal was not enough to inspire a comeback.
Diego Simeone has again chosen to rest a number of his first team players for Atletico Madrid’s Europa League clash this Thursday.
Marcelo Bielsa’s talk to the Athletic Bilbao players after their Europa League and Copa del Rey Final defeats has been leaked.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has played down his training ground dispute with Fernando Llorente.
Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao has looked back on his difficult start to life at the club last year.
Hector Rodas has declared that Levante are keen to forget their weekend mauling and to get a result at Hannover on Thursday.
Koke says that Atletico Madrid are enjoying their run of form, not getting distracted by the praise, nor feeling any signs of vertigo.
Diego Simeone has reiterated that Atletico Madrid are only thinking of each game one at a time as he faces questions of the weekend’s test.
Viktoria Plzen defender David Limbersky feels his side will face one of the world’s top 10 teams when they take on Atletico Madrid.
Ander Herrera has handed Athletic Bilbao a boost as he is included in their Europa League squad, alongside Fernando Llorente.
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo talks title ambitions and not swapping Radamel Falcao for Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.
Pedro Rios has reflected on Levante’s collapse away at Osasuna this weekend and insists that the team will not repeat their mistakes again.
Juanfran’s match-winning strike for Levante in last night’s Europa League tie with Helsingborgs marked the end of a long wait in front of goal.
Hapoel Kiryat Shmona boss Gili Landau said he was proud of his players after the 1-1 Europa League draw at Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa blamed his side’s bad luck in the 1-1 Europa League draw with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente has admitted that he was pleased to return to San Mames, despite the team's 1-1 draw with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona.
Juan Ignacio Martinez is happy that Levante won their opening Europa League group game tonight and hopes that the form can be replicated in La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao got their Europa League campaign off to a shaky start on Thursday, as they could only draw 1-1 with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona.
Levante have begun life in the Europa League proper with a win, as they defeated Helsingborgs on Thursday night.
Diego Simeone claims that he has no reserves at Atletico Madrid and says continuing the team’s winning run hinges on ‘looking forward and never back’.
Hapoel Tel Aviv Coach Nitzan Shirazi has come out in full praise of tonight’s opponents Atletico Madrid, saying many others will also be inferior to them.
A second string Atletico Madrid comfortably dispatched Hapoel Tel Aviv to begin their Europa League defence in assured fashion.
Fernando Llorente has posted a brief message to Athletic Bilbao fans ahead of his return to action in front of them tonight.
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