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.
Real Sociedad exited the Europa League after suffering a 4-3 aggregate to Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg in the last 32.
Villarreal crashed out of the Europa League at the last 32 stage after suffering a 4-1 aggregate defeat to Ligue 1 side Lyon.
Kevin Gameiro netted the only goal of the game as Atletico Madrid breezed into the last 16 of the Europa League against FC Copenhagen.
A police officer has died in Bilbao following violent clashes between rival factions of ultras ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash.
A goal in the fourth minute of added time from Japanese forward Takumi Minamino ensured Red Bull Salzburg rescued a draw at Real Sociedad.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Jose Angel Ziganda feels his side’s game plan worked perfectly as they beat Spartak Moscow 3-1.
Pablo Fornals away goal has given Villarreal hope but their Europa League hopes teeter on the edge following a 3-1 defeat at Lyon.
Diego Simeone expressed his delight at Antoine Griezmann’s ‘brilliant’ form after Atletico Madrid’s 4-1 win over FC Copenhagen.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone insists he is treating the Europa League with equal importance as he would the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid’s Diego Godin is available for the Europa League clash with FC Copenhagen less than two weeks after reconstructive surgery.
UEFA have confirmed the dates of the first round of knockout fixtures for both the Champions League and Europa League following Monday’s draw.
Atletico Madrid, Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad and Villarreal all discovered their fate in the first knockout stage of this season’s Europa League.
Real Sociedad missed out on top spot of their Europa League group after a final day defeat at home to Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Second half goals from Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia gave Athletic Bilbao a 2-0 win in Zorya and ensured they progressed through their Europa League group.
Real Madrid risk Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16, while Barcelona could face old foes Chelsea or Bayern Munich.
Atletico Madrid’s Champions League exit will cost the club €30m and two players could be sold in January to make up for it.
Diego Simeone insists Atletico Madrid’s Champions League exit is not the end of an era but a new beginning.
Jan Oblak admits Atletico Madrid “didn’t play like we needed to in some games” after their Champions League exit but vows “we’ll fight for the Europa League.”
Villarreal confirmed they would top their Europa League after coming from behind to win 3-2 away at Astana in Kazakhstan.
A last minute goal from Mikel Oyarzabal secured Real Sociedad progressed to the Europa League knockout stages with a win at Rosenborg.
Two penalties from Aritz Aduriz and a late strike from Inaki Williams to comeback to defeat Hertha Berlin and take control in their Europa League group.
Real Sociedad took one step closer to the Europa League knockout stages with a 3-0 victory over Macedonian side Vardar.
Villarreal took full command of their Europa League group with an accomplished two-goal victory away at Slavia Prague.
Aritz Aduriz’s strike twenty minutes from time ensured Athletic Bilbao lived to fight another day in the Europa League campaign.
Gabi has dismissed the value of the Europa League and stated the probability of exiting the Champions League ‘really hurts’ Atletico Madrid.
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