EUROPA LEAGUE

Join us for all the build-up and action from tonight’s Europa League encounters, Lazio-Zulte Waregem, Milan-Rijeka and Lyon-Atalanta.
Felipe Caicedo broke his Lazio duck and Ciro Immobile scored a late second to beat Zulte Waregem 2-0 in the Europa League.
Atalanta aim to cause another huge Europa League upset as they visit Olympique Lyonnais with Papu Gomez and Andrea Petagna.
Milan seek a sixth consecutive European victory as they take on Rijeka with Andre Silva, Patrick Cutrone and Hakan Calhanoglu.
Around 5,000 Croatian fans are wreaking havoc in Milan city centre ahead of Rijeka’s Europa League game at San Siro tonight.
Director Igli Tare said Lazio “felt confident” since pre-season as they go into the Europa League clash with Zulte Waregem seeking another win.
Lazio rely on Felipe Caicedo and Luis Alberto as they host Belgians Zulte Waregem in the Europa League behind closed doors.
Serie A has surpassed the Bundesliga in the UEFA rankings, with all three Italian sides winning in the Champions League.
Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Olympique Lyonnais “will know who Atalanta are soon enough” ahead of their Europa League clash.
Simone Inzaghi has warned Lazio not to underestimate Zulte Waregem and be prepared for playing behind closed doors.
Milan named their squad for the Europa League clash with Rijeka, missing Cristian Zapata and Gustavo Gomez.
Lyon Coach Bruno Genesio praises a “very well organised” Atalanta who are “capable of pressing”.
Vincenzo Montella warns Hakan Calhanoglu “can’t play every three days” and is anxious for Milan to get back on the pitch.
Leonardo Bonucci admits “I’m not happy with my performances for Milan so far” but assures “I’m fired up to improve as a player and a leader.”
Vincenzo Montella admits “it’s a difficult time” for Milan ahead of Rijeka on Thursday but insists he still has the club’s support.
Zulte Waregem Coach Franck Dury insists his side won’t come to defend against Lazio - “we don’t want to renege on our identity”.
Remo Freuler insists Atalanta “are a better team than Fiorentina and we dropped two points” in their last-gasp 1-1 draw.
Atletico Madrid’s new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium hosts the 2019 Champions League Final, with the Europa League in Baku.
Milan are experimenting with a new 3-4-2-1 formation with Hakan Calhanoglu and Suso supporting Andre Silva.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he was worried how Atalanta would do against Chievo after the “hangover of Everton.”
Simone Inzaghi admits “there is pressure on” Lazio after their impressive start to the campaign in Serie A and Europe as they visit Genoa.
Gian Piero Gasperini said the “atmosphere around Atalanta is idyllic” after their 3-0 victory over Everton, but must focus on Chievo.
Vincenzo Montella discussed the “evolution” of his Milan tactics and the importance of determination ahead of their meeting with Udinese.
Luciano Spalletti warns having no European commitments “can be an advantage or an extra difficulty” for Inter as they visit Crotone.
Ruud Gullit confirms he is watching Atalanta men Marten de Roon and Hans Hateboer for a senior Netherlands call-up.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi confessed their 3-0 victory over Everton “will be remembered for a very long time.”
Lazio were so impressed by Vitesse winger Milot Rashica in their Europa League clash that a January swoop is prepared.
Italy remain fourth in UEFA’s association rankings thanks to their victories on the Europa League’s first matchday.
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna called Coach Gian Piero Gasperini “a phenomenon” after their 3-0 dismantling of Everton.
Simone Inzaghi was glad to see “how we handled” going behind in the Europa League, as Lazio fought back for a 3-2 victory over Vitesse.