EUROPA LEAGUE

Javier Barkero has reflected on the ‘tremendous enthusiasm’ he sees in the Levante dressing room this week.
Juan Ignacio Martinez has commented that the issue with Obafemi Martins wanting to leave Levante is now over.
Vicente Iborra says Levante cannot allow themselves to be distracted by Obafemi Martins’ issue, in facing one of the Nigerian’s former clubs this week.
Pepe Mel has reflected that his frustration at missing out on European football with Real Betis as a player is driving him to reach it as their Coach.
Adrian Lopez reflected that Atletico Madrid can ‘leave with their heads held high’, in being eliminated from the Europa League.
Rubin Kazan Coach Kurban Berdyev praised his team’s efforts in eliminating ‘one of the best teams in Europe’ in Atletico Madrid.
Diego Simeone praised Atletico Madrid for their effort and ‘dignity’ in fighting to the end to try and progress in the Europa League.
Michel has conceded that his new Olympiacos side were inferior to Levante over the two legs of their Round of 32 clash.
Juan Ignacio Martinez praised his team for earning a deserved second leg and overall win over Olympiacos on Thursday evening.
Diego Simeone has placed importance on Atletico Madrid starting their Europa League second leg at Rubin Kazan well.
Juan Ignacio Martinez has warned his Levante players that they will have to ‘suffer for 90 minutes’ in order to progress past Olympiacos.
Radamel Falcao has commented that despite the freezing cold temperatures and Rubin Kazan’s defensiveness, Atletico Madrid will push to win tonight.
Atletico Madrid attacker Cristian Rodriguez has insisted that his team 'will do everything' to try and qualify for the last 16 of the Europa League.
Pablo Orbaiz has warned his Rubin Kazan teammates that Atletico Madrid are capable of turning around their Europa League tie.
Juan Ignacio Martinez praised his Levante players for their ‘deserved’ 3-0 win over Olympiacos in the Europa League.
Kurban Berdyev praised his Rubin Kazan players for ending Atletico Madrid’s home run and with only 10 men.
Sergio Asenjo backed Diego Simeone’s decision to send him up for a last-minute corner, commenting that the referee’s extra time was ‘surprising’.
Diego Simeone has taken responsibility for a potentially decisive second goal Atletico Madrid conceded last night at home to Rubin Kazan.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has revealed that Radamel Falcao will start against Rubin Kazan tomorrow.
Rubin Kazan striker Salomon Rondon has revealed that he never wanted to leave Malaga.
UEFA have ruled that Sergio Ballesteros deliberately got himself booked in the Europa League group stages, so have banned him again
Jorge Resurreccion, Koke, has reflected on Atletico Madrid’s start to the 2012-13 season and outlined their ambitions in both cup competitions.
Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi has admitted his belief that the Basque club can qualify for the Europa League.
Marcelo Bielsa has reflected on Athletic Bilbao's past 12 months as well as revealing his hopes for 2013.
Atletico Madrid face Rubin Kazan in the Europa League Round of 32 and Levante are paired with Olympiacos, whilst the two could then meet in the Last 16.
Spain’s four Champions League representatives and two remaining Europa League sides will learn their knockout fate later today.
Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez is hoping his side can beat Rayo Vallecano tomorrow to end a great year on a suitably high note.
Midfielder Ruben Garcia says Levante are hungry to beat the 31 point half-season total they amassed last term.
Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez has claimed he is delighted with his side despite their 2-2 draw with Hannover.
Vicente Iborra scored a dramatic late equaliser as Levante drew 2-2 with Hannover at Ciutat de Valencia.
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