Browsing Europa League

Hapoel Be’er Sheva & Maccabi Tel Aviv Are the Biggest Story in the Europa League

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

For the first night of Europa League football this season, Israeli clubs Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be’er Sheva, one for the right reason and for the completely wrong one, were the biggest story, eclipsing everything else that happened. More

Match Highlights – Liverpool vs Villarreal

Posted on 5 May, 2016, by in Soccer

Not letting the late loss in the first leg weigh them down, Liverpool were too much for Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League semi final, beating the Spanish side 3-0 at Anfield to go through to the final after winning 3-1 on aggregate. In the final they’ll face another Spanish side and the competition winners these last two years, Sevilla. More

Match Highlights – Sevilla vs Benfica

Posted on 14 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Some things never change – Benfica lose Europa League finals, Sevilla win them. This time it was penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw through the 120 minutes (in which Benfica were the better and more dangerous team) that gave the Spanish side the title, winning the competition for the third time. More

Match Highlights – Benfica vs Juventus, Sevilla vs Valencia

Posted on 24 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

The first leg of the Europa League semifinal gave us a Spanish derby in which Sevilla beat Valencia 2-0 at home, giving them a big advantage and bringing them closer to the final, while an excellent match in Lisbon gave Benfica a dramatic 2-1 victory over Juventus. More

Match Highlights – Lyon vs Juventus, Porto vs Sevilla

Posted on 3 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

The first legs of the Europa League quarterfinals drew most of the focus to the matches between Lyon and Juventus, which the Italians won 1-0 thanks to a Leonardo Bonucci goal, and the encounter between Porto and Sevilla, which was won by the Portuguese champions 1-0 thanks to a Eliaquim Mangala strike. More

Miroslav Stoch Misses Two Penalty Kicks in 6 Minutes

Posted on 24 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Luckily for Miroslav Stoch, who pulled off the embarrassing achievement of missing two penalty kicks in less than six minutes, Paok managed to beat Maccabi Haifa 3-2 in the Europa League group, with no great thanks to him. More

Europa League – All 48 Teams in the Group Stage

Posted on 30 Aug, 2013, by in Featured

In the group stage of the Europa League, it seems that for now, before Champions League dropouts join the chase for the trophy, clubs like Lyon, Tottenham, Fiorentina and Lazio seem like the early favorites to win the trophy in the 2013-2014 season. More

Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho Can’t Help Himself When It Comes To Insulting Predecessors

Posted on 17 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s no secret that Jose Mourinho isn’t the biggest fan of Rafa Benitez, so it’s no surprise that before the season even began, he diminishes what the Spanish manager did with Chelsea last season, which is reach the Champions League and win the Europa League title. More

Europa League Final – Benfica vs Chelsea Predictions

Posted on 15 May, 2013, by in Soccer

All the talk between Chelsea player about who will be the one, Frank Lampard or John Terry, to lift the trophy should they beat Benfica in the Europa League final usually brings with it big loads of bad luck, but seeing how the Portuguese seemed like a broken team after their shattering 91st minute loss against Porto, maybe even bad luck won’t stop Chelsea from adding another European trophy to their cabinet at Stamford Bridge. More

Europa League – The Two Teams in the 2013 Final

Posted on 3 May, 2013, by in Featured

Losing in the Champions League has its benefits and rewards for certain teams, as both Benfica and Chelsea made the most of dropping to the knockout stages in the Europa League, making it to the 2013 final, a first for both teams in the competition. More