EUROPA LEAGUE

Mario Balotelli had put Nice in front, but Felipe Caicedo and a Sergej Milinkovic-Savic brace gave Lazio a thumping 3-1 victory in France.
Milan director of sport Massimiliano Mirabelli urged Vincenzo Montella to “find the shape of the team” against AEK Athens.
Atalanta can take a huge step towards qualification in the Europa League, but host another surprise outfit in Apollon Limassol.
Milan rely on Andre Silva, Patrick Cutrone and Hakan Calhanoglu to keep their Europa League run going against AEK Athens.
Serbia Coach Slavoljub Muslin will be in the stands for Nice-Lazio to watch Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in action.
Lazio look to Luis Nani and Felipe Caicedo in their toughest Europa League test so far, visiting Mario Balotelli and Wesley Sneijder’s Nice.
Verona defender Thomas Heurtaux warns Nice that Lazio are “up there with the best” in Serie A.
Lazio’s ultras have released a statement urging fans not to make monkey noises against Nice tonight.
Around 1,700 Lazio fans are expected at their game with Nice tonight, a record for the Allianz Riviera.
Mario Balotelli jokes on Instagram ahead of Nice’s game with Lazio tonight, asking Roma legend Francesco Totti if he’ll be cheering for him.
Lazio have named a 19-man squad to face Nice in the Europa League, with Adam Marusic not included.
Simone Inzaghi said Lazio will likely start Luis Nani and Felipe Caicedo, while Mario Balotelli has “found his ideal environment at Nice.”
Andrea Petagna wants Atalanta to make up for their Serie A setback by defeating Apollon Limassol in the Europa League.
Gian Piero Gasperini is unsure whether Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez can start for Atalanta against Apollon Limassol in the Europa League tomorrow.
Milan named their squad for the Europa League clash with AEK Athens, as Nikola Kalinic returns, but Alessio Romagnoli is one of several defenders out.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini wants his side to use the defeat to Sampdoria as motivation for the Europa League.
Lucien Favre calls Lazio “a great team” as he prepares to face them with Nice tomorrow night.
Vincenzo Montella insists “I see a higher quality of play” from Milan - “it takes time”.
Vincenzo Montella admits “I still have to figure out which socks go with which trousers” in his Milan team.
Patrick Cutrone insists he is not feeling the pressure at Milan after offering his backing to Coach Vincenzo Montella and ‘leader’ Leonardo Bonucci.
Simone Inzaghi admits “it will be more difficult for us this year” as Lazio are also competing in the Europa League.
Mattia Caldara has called on Atalanta to “turn the page immediately” when they face Apollon Limassol in the Europa League on Thursday.
Gian Piero Gasperini asked Atalanta to “take it one game at a time” between Serie A and the Europa League, starting with Sampdoria.
Roma released their balance sheet, confirming the club ran at a loss of €42m in the year from July 2016 to June 30 2017.
Milan’s Mateo Musacchio admits his side will have to be at their best to stop Roma’s Edin Dzeko.
Gian Piero Gasperini hopes Atalanta can “ride this wave of enthusiasm” to beat Juventus for the first time since 2001.
Simone Inzaghi realises “the bar has been raised” for Lazio ahead of the Sassuolo match and explains what makes Ciro Immobile “a leader.”
Vincenzo Montella defends Leonardo Bonucci, sees “a turning point” at Milan and admits facing Roma “cannot be a normal match for me.”
Vincenzo Montella admits Milan “were probably all thinking of Roma” when they blew a 2-0 lead over Rijeka.
Andre Silva says he is “confident” that he will succeed at Milan after scoring against Rijeka on Thursday.