Categories Archives: Europa League

Maccabi Tel Aviv v Dundalk preview

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny feels his side have no other option but to go into Thursday’s crunch Europa League Group D showdown away to Maccabi Tel Aviv with the mentality of it being a “win-or-nothing game”. Both sides are locked on f

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So’ton v Hapoel Be’er Sheva preview

Southampton and Hapoel Be’er Sheva meet in a Europa League Group K decider, with one of them set to advance to the knockout stages as runners-up. Sparta Prague have run away with Group K but Saints and the Israeli side are locked together on seven p

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FC Zorya v Man Utd preview

Manchester United need just a point against Zorya Luhansk to guarantee their passage to the knockout stages of the Europa League. United can afford to lose in Ukraine if Feyenoord fail to win while to finish top of Group A the Reds just need to better F

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Dundalk v AZ Alkmaar preview

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny is predicting an “epic” battle against AZ Alkmaar which could put the Irish minnows on the brink of a seismic upset in the Europa League. The League of Ireland side are the lowest ranked team in the tournament, but

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S Prague v Southampton preview

Southampton could seal their place in the final 32 of the Europa League if they beat Sparta Prague on Thursday evening. They currently sit second in Group K – two points behind their opponents this week – and will qualify for the knockout roun

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Man Utd v Feyenoord preview

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is expected to start for Manchester United when they take on Feyenoord (8.05pm) in the Europa League on Thursday. Jose Mourinho has confirmed the Armenian, who has made just one senior appearance since his half-time substitution against

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Yoshida eyes Europa progress

Maya Yoshida hopes Southampton can secure their place in the Europa League knock-out stages with victory against Sparta Prague on Thursday night. Southampton, who are second in Group K on seven points, travel to leaders Sparta, while third-placed Hapoel B

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Pressure on Advocaat ahead of Utd

Manchester United face Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday with the Turkish side’s head coach Dick Advocaat under increasing pressure. The Dutchman, who resigned as Sunderland boss in October 2015, saw his new team slip to ninth in the Super

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Reduced capacity for Feyenoord

Manchester United’s Europa League away match against Feyenoord will take place in a reduced-capacity stadium as the Dutch club look to avoid triggering suspended punishments they were handed by UEFA for crowd trouble. Feyenoord – drawn in Grou

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West Ham v Astra Giurgiu preview

Slaven Bilic has said he will name his strongest side when West Ham face Astra Giurgiu in Thursday’s Europa League play-off second leg at the London Stadium. The tie is evenly poised at 1-1 ahead of Friday’s group stage draw after Mark Noble&

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