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Udinese midfielder Giampiero Pinzi has insisted that his side 'have to win' against Inter on Sunday.
“Napoli are a strong side and I would like to return to Italy,” said Rafa Benitez after winning the Europa League with Chelsea.
Branislav Ivanovic snatched the Europa League Final 2-1 for Chelsea deep into stoppages despite Benfica’s overall domination of the game.
Parma will wear special commemorative jerseys against Bologna to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the club’s Cup Winners Cup success.
Esteban Cambiasso has accepted Inter’s failure to qualify for European football next season. “Other teams have been better than us.”
Inter striker Diego Milito has insisted that his side can make the Europa League places come the end of the season.
Udinese defender Allan wants his side to qualify for next season's Europa League in honour of the fans.
Chelsea saw off Basel 3-1 and Benfica pushed past Fenerbahce with the same result to set up the Europa League Final in Amsterdam.
AIK goalkeeper Ivan Turina has been found dead in his apartment just a few months after playing against Napoli in the Europa League.
Udinese defender Danilo has admitted that his side are in prime position to finish in a Europa League place come the end of the season.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said Walter Mazzarri has “a different concept of football” and wants to abolish the Europa League.
Maarten Stekelenburg has revealed that Roma are aiming for a Europa League finish come the end of the season.
Inter have been fined €45,000 by UEFA after their fans were found guilty of racially abusing Tottenham's Kyle Naughton and Emmanuel Adebayor.
David Luiz gave Chelsea a 2-1 win with the last kick of the game in Basel, while Fenerbahce were in tears after beating Benfica 1-0 in the Europa League semi-final first legs.
Udinese attacker Roberto Pereyra has claimed that the Zebrette can still make the Europa League places this season.
Former Fiorentina and Milan ace Manuel Rui Costa still rates Italian football highly despite its failure in Europe this season.
After disposing of Lazio, Turkish side Fenerbahce will take on Benfica in the semi-finals of the Europa League.
Senad Lulic scored against Fenerbahce, but could not take Lazio through to the Europa League semi-finals. “We’re very angry, because they are weaker than us.”
Vladimir Petkovic has “huge regrets” after Lazio’s Europa League elimination to Fenerbahce and feels the controversial first leg was decisive.
Reto Ziegler admits Fenerbahce “didn’t play the best football,” but got past Lazio to reach the Europa League semi-final.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti didn’t make a save, but still went out of the Europa League to Fenerbahce. “We deserved better.”
Lazio are out of the Europa League after failing to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat, as Fenerbahce scored with their only shot on target in this 1-1 draw.
Lazio will try to overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat to Fenerbahce behind closed doors in tonight’s Europa League quarter-final.
Former Lazio Coach Edy Reja believes they can overturn the 2-0 Europa League defeat tonight. “Fenerbahce are not Bayern Munich.”
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 19-man squad for tonight’s Europa League encounter against Fenerbahce.
Fenerbahce have a 2-0 first leg lead, which Coach Aykut Kocaman leaves them “confident” ahead of the Europa League quarter-final with Lazio.
Antonio Candreva admits Lazio feel “anger and regret” at the first leg result to Fenerbahce, but have faith they can reach the Europa League semi-final.
Lazio have a tough task to turn around a 2-0 first leg defeat to Fenerbahce, but Vladimir Petkovic assures “we believe that we can do it.”
UEFA have announced that they will introduce tougher sanctions on players and clubs found guilty of racism.
Marco Materazzi says that missing out on Europa League qualification may be a blessing for the future of former club Inter.
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