EUROPA LEAGUE

Diego Simeone has urged his Atletico Madrid side to ‘play with their heart’ in the Europa League semi-final against Arsenal.
Jack Wilshere remains ‘confident’ Arsenal can progress to the Europa League final despite being held 1-1 by Atletico Madrid in their semi-final first leg.
Diego Simeone has hailed his Atletico Madrid team as ‘heroes’ following their 1-1 Europa League semi-final first leg draw at Arsenal.
Atletico Madrid goal scorer Antoine Griezmann has credited his side’s Europa League semi-final first leg draw at Arsenal to Coach Diego Simeone.
Arsene Wenger has described Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid as their ‘worst possible result’ considering the context of the game.
Antoine Griezmann took full advantage of shoddy Arsenal defending to earn a draw for Atletico Madrid in their Europa League semi-final first leg.
Diego Costa could feature for Atletico Madrid against Arsenal in the Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday, revealed Diego Simeone.
Diego Simeone has ruled out reports linking him with a move to Arsenal and stated he is ‘very happy’ at Atletico Madrid.
Diego Simeone admits he does not know his starting line-up ahead of Thursday’s Europa League semi-final first leg against Arsenal.
Atletico Madrid will face Arsenal in the semi-finals of this season’s Europa League with the other tie pitting Marseille against Salzburg.
Atletico Madrid Koke ‘does not care’ who his side face in the Europa League semi-final as ‘every side remaining is strong’.
Diego Simeone believes his side advancing to the Europa League semi-finals show his side ‘are among the best in Europe’.
Atletico Madrid advanced to the Europa League semi-finals despite losing 1-0 at Sporting CP in their quarter-final second leg.
Sporting CP, Atletico Madrid’s opponents in the Europa League, have suspended 19 ‘spoiled brats’ in their first team.
Atletico Madrid Koke understands why his side are labelled as Europa League favourites but is refusing to take anything for granted.
Koke opened the scoring after just 22 seconds as Atletico Madrid beat Sporting CP 2-0 to put themselves on course for the Europa League semi-finals.
Diego Simeone insists the Europa League ‘motivates’ Atletico Madrid just as much as the Champions League or any other trophy.
Atletico Madrid have been drawn against Portuguese club Sporting CP in the quarter finals of this season’s Europa League in Friday’s draw.
Two Athletic Bilbao security guards were attacked and one was stabbed in the neck by Marseille Ultras on Thursday, say reports in Spain.
Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Europa League following a meek 5-2 aggregate loss to Marseille at the last 16 stage.
Atletico Madrid breezed into the Europa League quarter-finals with a 5-1 triumph at Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda is hopeful of a ‘great night’ at home to Marseille in the Europa League tonight.
Atletico Madrid captain Gabi Fernandez insists playing Thursdays and their Europa League participation does not hinder their progress in La Liga.
Jan Oblak, Diego Costa and Kevin Gameiro all look set to sit out Atletico Madrid’s Europa League tie away at Lokomotiv Moscow.
Aritz Aduriz netted a consolation penalty to give Athletic Bilbao hope despite a comprehensive 3-1 loss at Marseille on Thursday.
Atletico Madrid took a huge step towards the Europa League quarter finals with a comfortable 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday.
Diego Simeone insists he is not prioritising either La Liga nor the Europa League over the other and is focused on his side’s improvement.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has insisted the squad are ‘excited’ by the prospect of winning the Europa League this season.
Atletico Madrid will face Lokomotiv Moscow while Athletic Bilbao take on Marseille in the last 16 of this season’s Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao advanced to the last 16 of the Europa League despite a home defeat to Spartak Moscow on Thursday night.
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