EUROPA LEAGUE

Steve McLaren was critical of referee Vladislav Bezborodov after his Twente side lost out 3-0 to Levante in their Europa League clash.
Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez felt his players deserved all credit for overcoming opponents Twente in their Europa League clash.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone said his team’s 21-game unbeaten streak does not particularly concern him.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Oscar de Marcos felt the final few minutes cost his team in their 2-1 Europa League defeat to Lyon.
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has conceded he felt under pressure to perform against Academica in the Europa League.
Second half goals from Diego Costa and Emre gave Atletico Madrid a 2-1 win over Academica in the Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Marcelo Bielsa has claimed his side deserved more after their 2-1 loss to Olympique Lyonnais.
Levante winger Pedro Rios has admitted he was delighted with his side's 3-0 win over FC Twente in the Europa League.
Second half goals from Michel and Pedro Rios were enough to give Levante a 3-0 win against FC Twente at Ciutat de Valencia.
A last-gasp Jimmy Briand goal meant Athletic Bilbao stayed rooted to the bottom of Group I after a 2-1 loss away to Olympique Lyonnais.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Markel Susaeta insists victory in Thursday’s Europa League clash with Lyon is vital for the Basque club.
Academica Coimbra Coach Pedro Emanuel has described Thursday's Europa League meeting with Atletico Madrid as 'David v Goliath.'
Tiago Mendes has called on Atletico Madrid to live up to their billing as favourites for Thursday’s Europa League tie by defeating Academica.
Diego Simeone is targeting another three points in the Europa League, whilst he reflects that rested Radamel Falcao should be in Ballon d’Or contention.
Carlos Gurpegi has acknowledged that whilst Athletic Bilbao not beating Lyon on Thursday would not be a mathematical disaster, three points are ‘necessary’.
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.
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