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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.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has defended his squad selection for tomorrow's Europa League opener against Hapoel Tel Aviv.
On-fire forward Radamel Falcao has explained why Atletico Madrid and himself have both been so successful in the Europa League.
Juan Ignacio Martinez has urged his Levante to enjoy their Europa League campaign, but not at the expense of their efforts in La Liga.
Marcelo Bielsa has dismissed the notion that Athletic Bilbao will be able to take it easy on Thursday night, as he confirms his Europa League starting XI.
President Quico Catalan claims his Levante team ‘will be flying’ when they take on Helsingborgs in the Europa League on Thursday.
Ander Iturraspe and Oscar De Marcos believe that Fernando Llorente will receive a good reception from Athletic Bilbao’s fans this Thursday.
Midfielder Miguel Pallardo hopes that the early-season enthusiasm for Levante’s Europa League participation will help them continue in the competition.
Athletic Bilbao could include Iker Muniain in their Europa League squad for this Thursday’s game, after his return to training today.
Radamel Falcao won't feature for Atletico Madrid against Hapoel Tel-Aviv, but Juanfran insists the squad is good enough to cope.
Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain and Inigo Perez will likely miss the Basques’ opening Europa League group match in midweek through injury.
Levante have completed the signing of Nigerian international striker Obafemi Martins – 13 days after the transfer window shut.
Levante captain Sergio Ballesteros says the fact the club are playing in the Europa League this season is a tribute to all the Levante supporters.
Gustavo Munua has admitted that he is frustrated to find himself on the bench for Levante’s Europa League matches.
Atletico Madrid begin their Europa League campaign away to Hapoel Tel-Aviv, whilst Athletic Bilbao host fellow Israelis Kiryat Shmona.
Levante President Quico Catalan has described his pride at seeing the club in the Europa League group stage draw earlier today.
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo has warned of the dangers lying in wait for his club in Europa League Group B.
Athletic Bilbao sporting director Jose Maria Amorrortu likes the look of the club's Europa League group draw.
Defending champions Atletico Madrid face a trip into Europa League unknown for 2012-13, whilst Levante are handed a tricky tournament debut.
Atletico Madrid, Levante and Athletic Bilbao will all be in today’s draw for the group stage of this season’s Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa has lamented his players’ inability to convert the number of chances they create into goals.
Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez called his team’s Europa League win over Motherwell ‘historic’ but is now thinking only of La Liga.
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