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Europa League Matchday Two Review

The Europa League kicked off this week as Real Betis and Napoli mounted memorable comebacks from two goals down while there were winning starts for Galatasaray, West Ham and Lyon. The big match was in England where Leicester City hosted Napoli. Ayoze Pérez finished a superb team move to put Leicester ahead and Harvey Barnes [...]

Man United Reach Europa League Final

Europa League 2020 Final

Manchester United reached their first final of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era but lost their seven-match unbeaten record in an entertaining Europa League last-four tie with Roma. Edinson Cavani scored both United goals in the second leg of a 13-goal semi-final. The Uruguayan opened the scoring with a fabulous first-half effort, then found the net [...]

Europa League 2020 Final

UEFA have confirmed the Europa League matches for Sevilla and Getafe, against Roma and Inter respectively, will not be staged this week. Roma had announced that they are not travelling for their scheduled Europa League tie due to the travel restrictions introduced between Spain and Italy following the spread of the coronavirus. The news followed [...]

Arteta Arsenal

Manager Mikel Arteta has revealed his hurt after Arsenal crashed out of the Europa League at the hands of Olympiacos. Youssef El Arabi’s goal in the dying minutes of extra time ensured it was the Greek outfit who advanced to the last 16 on away goals following a 2-2 aggregate draw. The Gunners struggled to [...]

Ole Hails January Signings

OGS Man United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised January signings Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo after Manchester United eased through to the last 16 of the Europa League. United dismissed Belgian opponents Club Brugge 5-0 at Old Trafford to win 6-1 on aggregate. Fernandes pulled the strings in the first half, scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot [...]

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Anthony Martial can be a 20-goal striker for Manchester United after the Frenchman salvaged a Europa League draw in Bruges. Martial’s equaliser makes United favourites to reach the last 16 of the competition when they meet Club Brugge again at Old Trafford next week. It also took him to 14 goals [...]

Mikel Arteta Praises Improved Mindset At Arsenal

Arteta Arsenal Manager

Mikel Arteta has told his Arsenal players to enjoy the art of defending as the Gunners kept their third-consecutive clean sheet in a narrow Europa League victory at Olympiacos. Alexandre Lacazette’s goal nine minutes from time was enough to ensure a 1-0 victory in Piraeus with Arsenal now in pole position to qualify from this [...]

Ole: Greenwood Vindicates Lukaku Sale

Mason Greenwood Manchester United

Mason Greenwood has proved it was the right decision to let Romelu Lukaku leave Old Trafford, according to Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Greenwood, 17, became the youngest United player to score in Europe with the winner in a 1-0 victory against FC Astana in the Europa League on Thursday night and Solskjaer believes [...]

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery praised the performances of his young players as the Gunners opened their Europa League campaign with a win at 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt. The Gunners boss made seven changes to the side who were held to a disappointing draw at Watford – and they paid off as the visitors ran out [...]

Manchester United face a gruelling Europa League group campaign with trips to Astana and Partizan Belgrade, while last season’s runners-up Arsenal will face Eintracht Frankfurt. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, who finished sixth last season in a disappointing Premier League campaign that included Jose Mourinho’s sacking in December, have a tough schedule in Europe’s secondary competition. [...]