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Sergio Floccari bagged a brace as Lazio demolished Maribor 4-1 in Slovenia, winning their Europa League group ahead of Tottenham.
Francesco Guidolin feels Udinese left the Europa League “with our heads held high” against Liverpool, but the injury crisis deteriorated further.
Walter Mazzarri feels Napoli were unlucky in their home defeat to PSV, ending a 14-year unbeaten European record at the San Paolo.
Udinese fell to a fourth consecutive Europa League defeat, as Jordan Henderson’s goal sends Liverpool through to the next round.
Napoli paid the price for wasting numerous chances and some goalkeeping howlers, as Tim Matavz bagged a hat-trick for PSV Eindhoven’s 3-1 win at the San Paolo.
Inter complete their Europa League group at home to Neftci, but use Esteban Cambiasso and Alvaro Pereira in defence.
Lazio are already sure of their spot in the next round of the Europa League, but are determined to put first place under lock and key in Maribor.
Napoli are already qualified as they welcome PSV Eindhoven to the San Paolo this evening in the Europa League, but Edinson Cavani still starts.
Udinese are already out of the Europa League, but hope to do the double over Liverpool after their victory at Anfield.
Inter have revealed their 20-man squad for tonight’s Europa League tie against Neftci and Wesley Sneijder, as expected, is not included.
Vladimir Petkovic warns his players and the other Europa League teams that Lazio “will play to win” away to Maribor.
Francesco Guidolin prepares for Udinese’s last European tie of the season against Liverpool and feels “it was a great adventure.”
Napoli have been hit with a late injury ahead of their Europa League tie against PSV Eindhoven on Thursday.
Napoli have already qualified from their Europa League group, but Edinson Cavani will still play against PSV Eindhoven on Thursday.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 20-man squad for Thursday’s Europa League game against Maribor.
Vladimir Petkovic warns that Lazio “will go to win” away to Maribor in the Europa League on Thursday, as they want to secure top spot.
UEFA President Michel Platini has revealed that the Europa League could be scrapped in favour of an even bigger Champions League.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito spoke ahead of tonight’s Serie A game with Udinese and slammed those who blamed his club for the attack on Tottenham fans.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has visited the hospitalised Tottenham fan injured in last week's attack.
Federation President Giancarlo Abete confirms a plan to “return Serie A to 18 teams as soon as possible” and send Europa League semi-finalists into the Champions League.
Walter Mazzarri hailed Napoli for progressing to the Europa League knockouts despite playing on a dismal pitch against AIK.
Edinson Cavani converted a last-gasp penalty to give 10-man Napoli a 2-1 win away to AIK and qualify for the Europa League knockouts.
The attack on Tottenham fans in Rome has taken on a new light, as so far the two hooligans arrested have been identified as Roma ultras rather than Lazio.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas praised Lazio for their performance that “put us under serious pressure.”
Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was decisive in Rome and felt a draw was valuable “as Lazio are a great team.”
Vladimir Petkovic felt Lazio did enough to deserve victory against Tottenham and was glad to meet Paul Gascoigne too.
Francesco Guidolin sadly said goodbye to Udinese’s second European competition of the season and lost Dusan Basta to injury.
Lazio forced Hugo Lloris into a series of saves, hit the woodwork and wasted numerous chances, but a 0-0 draw with Tottenham is enough to see them qualify.
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he is “happy to have given so many youngsters their debut” despite Inter’s 3-0 defeat to Rubin Kazan.
Edinson Cavani and Eduardo Vargas lead Napoli’s attempts to qualify in tonight’s Europa League trip to AIK.
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