EL: Basel stall 10-man Viola
Fiorentina threw away a 2-0 lead in Basel and had Facundo Roncaglia sent off, so this 2-2 draw leaves Europa League qualification in the balance.
EL: Lazio beat Dnipro to qualify
Lazio booked their spot in the Europa League Round of 32 after getting the better of last season’s Finalists Dnipro 3-1.
Line-ups: Club Brugge-Napoli
Napoli test out new tactics in the tense Europa League trip to Club Brugge, but Lorenzo Insigne pulls out.
Tare: 'Lazio unconvincing'
Lazio director Igli Tare assured Coach Stefano Pioli “is not up for debate, but it’s true the performances are unconvincing.”
Rogg: 'Mario Suarez calm discussion'
Fiorentina director general Andrea Rogg insists Mario Suarez was dropped after “a calm discussion” with Paulo Sousa.
Lazio are struggling badly in Serie A, but can qualify for the next round of the Europa League against Dnipro.
Paulo Sousa returns to face his old club Basel as Fiorentina target Europa League Round of 32 qualification.
LIVEBLOG: Europa League Night
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from Basel-Fiorentina, Lazio-Dnipro and Club Brugge-Napoli in the Europa League.
‘EL final minimum for Napoli’
Omar El Kaddouri says the Europa League final is the "minimum" target for Napoli - "we’re one of the best teams in the competition".
Lazio-Douglas talks tonight?
Lazio will reportedly meet Dnipro after tonight’s match to discuss the signing of centre-back Douglas Silva.
El Kaddouri: 'Muslims hate terrorism'
Omar El Kaddouri pointed out “Muslims hate what is happening” after terror alerts forced Club Brugge-Napoli behind closed doors.
Sarri: 'Empty stadium is sad'
Maurizio Sarri confirmed his starting trident attack for Napoli against Club Brugge, but “it’s sad to play behind closed doors.”
Tomovic targets Europa Final
Nenad Tomovic warns Fiorentina want to be “back in Basel for the Europa League Final, but made life difficult for ourselves.”
Felipe Anderson misses Dnipro
Felipe Anderson is out of Lazio’s Europa League match with Dnipro due to a neck problem.
Sousa: 'Pleasure to be in Basel'
Paulo Sousa assured his old club Basel are “an adversary, not an enemy” and explained why Fiorentina dropped Mario Suarez.
Fischer: ‘Pressure on Fiorentina’
Basel Coach Urs Fischer believes Fiorentina are “under pressure” ahead of their Europa League meeting.
Matri: ‘Lazio lack confidence’
Alessandro Matri admits Lazio lack “confidence” but the situation is “not as bad as it’s been painted”.
Pioli: ‘Lazio must improve’
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli wants to see improvement from his side - “we want to get out of this situation”.
Vossen: ‘Tough without fans’
Jelle Vossen admits Club Brugge will find it difficult with no fans against Napoli but “it’s 11 v 11”.
‘Napoli still have quality’
Club Brugge Coach Michel Preud’homme insists Napoli rotation “won’t bring down their level of quality”.
Suarez left out by Fiorentina
Mario Suarez has been left out of the Fiorentina squad to face Basel, but Borja Valero is included.
Club Brugge-Napoli doors closed
Belgian police have now decided to play Club Brugge-Napoli behind closed doors due to a heightened security risk.
Napoli barred from Bruges
Napoli supporters will not be allowed to attend the Europa League match with Club Brugge on Thursday.
Europa League referees assigned
UEFA have confirmed the referees for Thursday’s Europa League games Basel-Fiorentina, Lazio-Dnipro and Club Brugge-Napoli.
Gonzalo Rodriguez: 'Viola want it all'
Gonzalo Rodriguez warns Fiorentina “would not settle for third place,” targeting both Scudetto and Europa League.
Crisis summit at Lazio
Crisis talks were held between the Lazio hierarchy, Coach Stefano Pioli and the players this morning, with the Biancocelesti heading into ritiro.
Napoli alert for Brugge trip
UEFA have told Napoli that their Europa League trip to Club Brugge will go ahead despite heightened security fears.
Hamsik: 'Napoli Scudetto and Europa'
Marek Hamsik trusts “Napoli will fight for the Scudetto and Europa League this season.”
'Milan, Fiorentina, Man City on Linetty'
Karol Linetty’s agent confirmed “Fiorentina, Milan and Manchester City are interested” in the Lech Poznan midfielder.
Sousa: 'Fiorentina winning mentality'
Paulo Sousa reiterates Fiorentina “want to win every game” in Serie A and Europe, including tomorrow’s visit to Sampdoria.
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