EUROPA LEAGUE

Athletic Bilbao played out a 0-0 bore draw with Sparta Prague as they ended their Europa League campaign.
Diego Simeone has claimed that his Atletico Madrid side deserved to draw with Viktoria Plzen.
Viktoria Plzen boss Pavel Vrba has admitted he is 'proud' of his players after they defeated Atletico Madrid.
Vaclav Prochazka’s goal gave Viktoria Plzen a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid to snatch top spot in Group B.
Juan Ignacio Martinez is confident Levante can defeat Hannover tomorrow and therefore finish top of Europa League group L.
Diego Simeone believes the chance to finish top of the group will give Atletico Madrid the ‘voltage’ needed to beat Viktoria Plzen.
Marcelo Bielsa has refused to offer much reaction to Fernando Llorente’s announcement yesterday, but confirms he isn’t leaving in January.
Juanlu Gomez has admitted to dreaming of Levante’s future opponents in the Europa League, but says focus is first firmly on their final group stage match.
Both Atletico Madrid and Malaga have financial motivations in place to win their final group stage European games this week.
Fernando Llorente praised the efforts of Athletic Bilbao’s five debutants against Hapoel Kiryat Shmona, but lamented his side’s luck this season.
Fernando Llorente and Gaizka Toquero ensured Athletic Bilbao defeat Hapoel Kiryat Shmona in the Europa League.
Aymeric Laporte starts for Athletic Bilbao against Hapoel Kiryat Shmona tonight, making him only the second 'none Basque' player to play for the club.
Michel Platini has admitted that UEFA are currently considering reformatting the structure of the Champions League.
Marcelo Bielsa is relaxed ahead of Athletic Bilbao’s Europa League tie in Israel and believes there is value in the dead rubber fixture.
Athletic Bilbao striker Ibai Gomez has spoken of his disappointment after the Basque club were eliminated from the Europa League.
Fernando Llorente has been included in Athletic Bilbao’s inconsequential match with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona.
Athletic Bilbao’s postponed Europa League encounter with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona will take place next Wednesday in Haifa.
Diego Simeone was unconcerned that his side could only register a 1-0 result on Thursday night, insisting that the win mattered most.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez admitted that his side could have performed better after their 1-0 win over Hapoel Tel-Aviv.
An early Raul Garcia strike was enough to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Hapoel Tel-Aviv and see them qualify from Group B.
Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez has admitted that he is overjoyed following his side's historic Europa League qualification.
Athletic Bilbao have been knocked out of the Europa League, despite their game with Kiryat Shmona being postponed.
Goals from Angel, Papa Diop and Vicente Iborra were enough to give Levante a 3-1 win over Helsingborgs and see them qualify from Group L.
Atletico Madrid are tonight two goals away from scoring 200 goals in European competition at the Vicente Calderon stadium.
Hapoel Kiryat Shmona President Izzi Sheratzky believes his club’s Europa League game against Athletic Bilbao should have gone ahead.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone is pleased that his side are becoming less reliant on striker Radamel Falcao.
Hector Rodas is determined for Levante to win away to Helsingborgs this Thursday and book a place in the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao’s Europa League match originally scheduled for this Thursday away to Hapoel Kyriat has been suspended due to security fears.
Athletic Bilbao are again negotiating with UEFA not to travel to Israel for their Europa League commitment after a bus explodes in Tel Aviv.
Despite ongoing conflict in the country, Athletic Bilbao have been unsuccessful in attempts to have UEFA rearrange their Europa League fixture from Israel.
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