Browsing Europa League Final

Pablo Aimar trying to comfort Enzo Perez in the end. Perez was one of the best performers for Benfica in both matches this week, but they both ended in tears for him.

SL Benfica – The Biggest Losers in Europe

Posted on 16 May, 2013, by in Soccer

If the feeling after losing in the 91st minute against Porto was mostly shock and refusing to actually accept that they’ve lost the league title, probably, Benfica faced true despair, … More

Branislav Ivanovic

Fernando Torres & Barnislav Ivanovic Poaches Another European Trophy (Benfica vs Chelsea)

Posted on 15 May, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the most tragic weeks in the history of any club have just gone over Benfica, managing to lose a title and a European final in the span of four days with two injury time goals. Meanwhile, Fernando Torres proves that all a team needs is to put him in a final, and he’ll look like a formidable striker. Branislav Ivanovic put on the finishing touch, giving Chelsea the Europa League title. More

David Luiz, Ramires

Chelsea FC – David Luiz & Ramires To Show History Means Nothing

Posted on 14 May, 2013, by in Soccer

Up until the Europa League came along, the European season of Chelsea wasn’t really something worth mentioning. Humiliated by Atletico Madrid in the European Super Cup and winning only two matches out of six in the Champions League group stage. With Benfica coming up next as the stumbling block between a second consecutive European title, eyes turn to Ramires and David Luiz, who used to play for the Portuguese team before making the move to Stamford Bridge. More

Falcao Thrives in Europa League Finals (Atletico Madrid vs Bilbao)

Posted on 9 May, 2012, by in Soccer

Radamel Falcao is no stranger to the Europa League final, having already scored in it and won the final in the previous season with Porto. One year later, and Falcao was up to the same tricks, scoring a fantastic double before Diego closed out the game much much later, setting up an impressive 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao, winning the title for the second time in three years. More

Atletico vs Bilbao – The ‘Other’ Spanish Final

Posted on 27 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Athletic Bilbao made the UEFA Cup final only once, 35 years ago, when Basque football was close to its glory days. Atletico Madrid, despite the little sister routine, have two European titles, winning the Europa League only two years ago. The two teams battling for European qualification in the La Liga as well will face each other on May 9 in Bucharest. More

Europa League Final – Forlan’s Extra Time Winner Ends Fulham’s Fantasy Run

Posted on 12 May, 2010, by in Soccer

Diego Forlan’s Extra time heroics (again) give Atletico Madrid their first ever Europa League trophy, beating Fulham 2-1 in Hamburg, ending their magic Cinderella run without silverwear. More