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Lazio midfielder Hernanes is confident his side can defeat Tottenham on Thursday and qualify from Europa League Group J.
Paul Gascoigne will be present at Lazio's match with Tottenham on Thursday evening, according to the club's President Claudio Lotito.
Lazio have invited Paul Gascoigne to Thursday’s Europa League game against Tottenham, but a prior engagement means he’s unlikely to accept.
Vladimir Petkovic is content with Lazio’s performance against Panathinaikos and hopes to carry that momentum into the Derby della Capitale.
Andrea Stramaccioni is happy to have secured Inter’s place in the next round and praised Rodrigo Palacio. “We are psychologically solid.”
Libor Kozak’s brace helped Lazio to a comfortable victory over Panathinaikos despite a nasty head injury, as they stay top of their Europa League group.
Inter have qualified for the Europa League knockouts after Rodrigo Palacio’s brace helped secure a 3-1 victory over Partizan Belgrade, their 10th consecutive away win.
Francesco Guidolin defends Udinese’s drop to bottom of the European group. “We’re in good company with Zenit and Manchester City.”
Walter Mazzarri was again eager to point out Napoli are “a team of champions” and not Edinson Cavani-dependent despite his four goals against Dnipro.
Udinese saw a penalty saved in their surprise 3-2 home defeat to Young Boys, ending a seven-match unbeaten European run at the Friuli.
Edinson Cavani has kept Napoli’s Europa League dream alive with a stunning four goals to fight back and beat Dnipro 4-2.
Inter revamp their tactics again for the Europa League trip to Partizan Belgrade, adopting a 4-5-1 system.
Lazio need a win to stay top of their Europa League group and adopt a new 4-3-1-2 system against Panathinaikos with Mauro Zarate getting a chance.
Napoli cannot pull any punches, as they absolutely have to beat Dnipro tonight, so use Edinson Cavani and Edu Vargas.
Antonio Di Natale makes a rare Europa League start in Udinese’s must-win game against Swiss side Young Boys.
Dejan Stankovic has admitted he was disappointed not to be fit for Inter's trip to Serbia to face Partizan Belgrade on Thursday.
Napoli will look to get their Europa League campaign back on track when they face Dnipro this evening.
Federico Marchetti and Miroslav Klose are back in the Lazio squad to face Panathinaikos, while Hernanes is also included.
Antonio Di Natale is in the Udinese squad for their Europa League match with Young Boys, but many stars miss out.
Juan Camilo Zuniga is still out of Napoli’s squad to face Dnipro, but Edinson Cavani could start the Europa League match.
Andrea Stramaccioni wants to keep Inter’s momentum going away to Partizan Belgrade, though the team is in “an emergency situation.”
Francesco Guidolin has warned Udinese they “cannot get it wrong” against Young Boys after a Europa League defeat.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri has again defended his Europa League rotation policy ahead of Thursday’s game against Dnipro.
UEFA have given the all-clear after inspecting the San Paolo for reconstruction work, so Napoli’s game with Dnipro will be able to go ahead.
Raul Bobadilla crushed Udinese with a hat-trick this week, but the Young Boys striker admits he is “dreaming of Inter.”
Shakhtar Donetsk manager Mircea Lucescu believes Italian teams “are too focused on Serie A and snub European competition.”
UEFA have hit Napoli with a €150,000 fine for failing to adhere to safety regulations and ignoring 'inappropriate fan behaviour'.
Napoli fans were so angry at the Azzurri’s defeat in the Europa League on Thursday that the travelling support refused to accept the players’ shirts.
Walter Mazzarri maintains he “has to make choices” between Serie A and Europe after Napoli’s second string side lost to Dnipro.
Napoli’s Europa League hopes are hanging by a thread after their 3-1 defeat to Dnipro highlighted the usual problems on set plays and with squad rotation.
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