EUROPA LEAGUE

Sevilla have been drawn against Serie A giants Fiorentina in the semi-finals of the Europa League.
Malaga midfielder Sergi Darder believes Los Blanquiazules are worthy of finishing in a European place this season.
Sevilla defensive midfielder Stephane Mbia declared himself ‘happy’ at his team’s 4-3 aggregate Europa League win over Zenit St. Petersburg.
Zenit St. Petersburg boss Andre Villas-Boas was annoyed at the award of a penalty to Sevilla in their Europa League clash on Thursday.
Unai Emery said his Sevilla players ‘had to have faith’ after the Andalusians scraped into the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday night.
Zenit St. Petersburg boss Andre Villas-Boas has been given a boost ahead of the Europa League quarter-final second leg clash with Sevilla.
Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder Javi Gracia is promising Sevilla a different game than the one last week when the sides meet on Thursday.
Sevilla boss Unai Emery has stressed the importance of the Europa League to the club ahead of their quarter-final second-leg in Russia on Thursday.
Unai Emery insists Sevilla’s trip to Granada on Sunday “is as important” as Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final second leg against Zenit St Petersburg.
Unai Emery was indifferent about Sevilla’s 2-1 Europa League win over Zenit St Petersburg, although he was pleased his side came from a goal down.
Zenit St. Petersburg boss Andre Villas-Boas has described Sevilla as ‘invincible’ on their home ground.
Sevilla boss Unai Emery insists beating Zenit St. Petersburg in the Europa League on Thursday is a priority.
Real Sociedad right-back Joseba Zaldua believes the Basques are still capable of fighting for a Europa League place this season.
Sevilla will face Russian side Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League quarter-finals following Friday’s draw in Nyon.
Marcelino wished former club Sevilla “every success in defending their title” after they eliminated Villarreal from the Europa League on Thursday.
Unai Emery highlighted Sevilla’s ‘mental toughness’ as a key reason for their Europa League progression into the quarter-finals at the expense of Villarreal.
Marcelino has promised Villarreal will fight for their Europa League future despite trailing Sevilla 3-1 from the first leg.
Unai Emery has reiterated that Sevilla’s Europa League tie with Villarreal lasts 180 minutes and, as such, isn’t over after the first leg.
Marcelino has admitted that Villarreal face an uphill battle to reach the Europa League quarter-finals following Thursday’s 3-1 defeat by Sevilla in the last 16.
Unai Emery says Sevilla are only ‘moderately’ happy with their 3-1 victory over Villarreal in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday.
Sevilla boss Unai Emery has replied to Marcelino’s suggestion that his midfield players are over-aggressive.
Villarreal boss Marcelino is concerned over the aggression shown by Sevilla’s midfielders ahead of their Europa League Last 16 first leg clash.
Unai Emery is ready to think about Sevilla’s Europa League tie with Villarreal following the chaotic 4-3 win over Deportivo La Coruna.
Unai Emery has maintained that Sevilla’s immediate priorities lie in La Liga, not the Europa League, ahead of Saturday’s trip to Deportivo La Coruna.
Sevilla and Villarreal will take each other on in the Europa League last 16 after both clubs were paired together during Friday’s draw in Nyon.
Unai Emery lavished praise on Sevilla for prolonging their Europa League dream after their elimination of Borussia Monchengladbach on Thursday.
Ernesto Valverde accused Athletic Bilbao of going missing after their 5-4 Europa League elimination at the hands of Torino on in the last 32 Thursday.
Marcelino hailed Villarreal’s response to going a goal down against Red Bull Salzburg following their 3-1 victory in the Europa League on Thursday.
Marcelino has said that while Villarreal respect Red Bull Salzburg, they are of the firm believe they will remain in the Europa League.
Unai Emery is relishing Sevilla’s Europa League second leg against Borussia Monchengladbach. “We all want to play these games.”
Football Italia website