Manchester United advances as Poga injures hamstring

Mar 17, 2017

Manchester United advances as Poga injures hamstring

Manchester United’s progress to the Europa League quarterfinals came at a cost after Paul Pogba hobbled off with a hamstring injury in the 1-0 victory over Rostov on Thursday night. United manager Jose Mourinho suggested Pogba “paid a price” for the team’s accumulation of ...

Manchester United draws with Rostov on road

Mar 10, 2017

Manchester United draws with Rostov on road

Manchester United preserved its unbeaten record in Russia but had to settle for 1-1 at Rostov in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday. Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s away goal gave United, which has never won the Europa League, the advantage ahead ...

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Dec 9, 2016

Schalke's Uchida plays after 21-month injury layoff

Schalke right-back Atsuto Uchida returned to action after a 21-month injury break in the German side’s 2-0 defeat to RB Salzburg in the final match of UEFA Europa League Group I on Thursday. Uchida, who had not played in an official match since March ...

Yoshida left frustrated after defeat

Nov 25, 2016

Yoshida left frustrated after defeat

Southampton defender Maya Yoshida was frustrated after the Saints failed to turn their possession into points in a 1-0 defeat away to Sparta Prague in their Europa League Group K clash on Thursday. Southampton enjoyed 71 percent of possession at Generali Arena but had ...

Sep 30, 2016

Mainz's Muto bags first Europa League goal in win over Gabala

Japan forward Yoshinori Muto scored his first Europa League goal, helping Mainz beat Azerbaijan side Gabala in a 3-2, Group C thriller on Thursday. In Baku, Muto put Mainz in the lead in the 41st minute with a left-footed shot into the bottom corner ...

Sevilla stuns Liverpool to retain Europa League crown

May 19, 2016

Sevilla stuns Liverpool to retain Europa League crown

Spain did it again, Sevilla did it again and Liverpool could do little to turn the tide as a Europa League title slipped away on Wednesday. Sevilla’s thrilling second-half comeback in a 3-1 win ensured the club’s third straight Europa League title, and a ...

Liverpool stages rally to reach Europa League semifinals

Apr 15, 2016

Liverpool stages rally to reach Europa League semifinals

What the Europa League lacks in glamor it more than made up for in late drama on Thursday. Liverpool reached the semifinals through a stoppage-time winner and Sevilla’s pursuit of a hat trick of titles was kept alive with a shootout success. Shakhtar Donetsk ...

Liverpool eliminates Man United with draw

Mar 18, 2016

Liverpool eliminates Man United with draw

A stunning solo goal by Philippe Coutinho helped Liverpool eliminate great rival Manchester United from the Europa League, while titleholder Sevilla and tournament favorite Borussia Dortmund also reached the quarterfinals with ease on Thursday. Liverpool drew 1-1 with United at Old Trafford to seal ...

Liverpool beats United in first leg

Mar 11, 2016

Liverpool beats United in first leg

Liverpool outclassed Manchester United but relied on two defensive blunders to win 2-0 in a high-profile all-English match in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday, with only David de Gea’s brilliant saves sparing the visitors a heavier first-leg beating. Daniel Sturridge — from ...

Feb 26, 2016

Manchester United routs Midtjylland

Teenager Marcus Rashford scored two of Manchester United’s four second-half goals in his professional debut in a 5-1 win over FC Midtjylland, sparing the English giant an embarrassing exit from the Europa League on Thursday. United won 6-3 on aggregate to reach the last ...

Manchester United humbled in Europa League defeat

Feb 19, 2016

Manchester United humbled in Europa League defeat

The Europa League was supposed to offer some respite in a tough season for Manchester United, and give the team a back-door route into next season’s Champions League. Instead, the competition has provided a new dose of ignominy for the fallen English giants — ...

Liverpool, Spurs advance to last 32 of Europa League

Nov 27, 2015

Liverpool, Spurs advance to last 32 of Europa League

Liverpool and Tottenham reached the Europa League last 32 on Thursday while Scottish interest in continental competition came to another sobering end when Celtic were knocked out. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool defeated Bordeaux 2-1 at Anfield having endured the worst possible start when injury-plagued England ...