EUROPA LEAGUE

Bayer Leverkusen director and former Roma star Rudi Voeller is impressed by Europa League opponents Inter, but insists the Germans ‘can beat anyone in a one-off game.’
Spanish referee Carlos del Cerro Grande has been assigned to Inter’s Europa League quarter-final against Bayer Leverkusen, with Alejandro Hernandez as the VAR.
It was yet another season of chaos, both on and off the field, as Martin Mork analyses an ever-changing Roma landscape.
Bayer Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz has claimed Inter ‘will punish’ his side if they continue ‘losing the ball’ like they did against Rangers on Thursday.
Inter January signing Christian Eriksen concedes there are differences between the Premier League and Italian football, but ‘it’s enjoyable and I like it.’
Julen Lopetegui maintains Sevilla deserve praise for dominating a ‘fantastic Roma team who have fantastic players’ in the Europa League.
Paulo Fonseca insists he’d ‘make the same choices’ after the Europa League exit to Sevilla. ‘We have to look at reality, we lost to a team that at this moment is better.’
Lorenzo Pellegrini could not hide his fury at Roma’s performance after the 2-0 defeat to Sevilla. ‘It’s best to reflect and think rather than do more damage by speaking.’
Edin Dzeko hit out at coach Paulo Fonseca and the Roma tactics after a 2-0 Europa League defeat to Sevilla. ‘We were never in the game and tried the same thing for 90 minutes.’
Bayer Leverkusen beat Rangers 1-0 to confirm their Europa League quarter-final against Inter on Monday August 10.
Roma crashed out of the Europa League at the Round of 16 after being rail-roaded by Sevilla, who won 2-0, hit the woodwork twice and had a goal ruled narrowly offside.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League, as Roma and Sevilla face off for a place in the quarter-finals.
Roma CEO Guido Fienga hopes Dan Friedkin can bring ‘growth’ to the club, but meanwhile they face Sevilla in the Europa League. ‘We really want to win this tournament.’
Edin Dzeko believes Roma ‘are ready’ to knock Sevilla out of the Europa League and keep riding their excellent form. ‘We’ve been doing well recently.'
Nicolò Zaniolo, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Edin Dzeko lead the Roma attack, with Bryan Cristante in midfield, while Sevilla choose Lucas Ocampos rather than Suso.
Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo should start together with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Edin Dzeko against Sevilla in the Europa League tonight.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli must cope without Ante Rebic in the first three Europa League matches next season, as the Croatian carries with him a suspension from his last game with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wished Alexis Sanchez ‘all the best’ when he confirmed the agreement with Inter. ‘For whatever reason, we didn’t see the best of him’.
Getafe coach Jose Bordalas inevitably felt regret at the missed penalty after a 2-0 Europa League defeat to Inter. ‘It would’ve been a very different game.’
Antonio Conte is pleased that Inter ‘were not afraid to get stuck in and fight for every ball’ against Getafe, while praising the club for signing Alexis Sanchez.
Romelu Lukaku celebrates Inter’s 2-0 Europa League victory over Getafe and ‘it’s important we continue with this mentality, this desire to improve every day.’
Inter made it tougher than it had to be, surviving a penalty miss scare, but Romelu Lukaku and substitute Christian Eriksen beat Getafe 2-0 to reach the Europa League quarter-finals.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League Round of 16, as Inter go head-to-head with Getafe for a place in the Final Eight.
Beppe Marotta confirms Inter have signed Alexis Sanchez to a three-year contract after he left Manchester United, but refused to answer questions on Antonio Conte’s future.
Jesus Navas says Sevilla ‘know what is at stake’ in the Europa League and expect a ‘very intense match’ against Roma.
Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui insists they are ‘a recognisable team and won’t make radical changes’ against Roma in the Europa League.
Inter face Getafe with the same XI that beat Atalanta 2-0, with Diego Godin in defence, Lautaro Martinez partnering Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen on the bench.
Sevilla star Lucas Ocampos believes they are among the Europa League candidates with Roma, Inter and Manchester United, despite the COVID-19 case.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan admits this has been ‘one of the best seasons of my career’ and he is looking forward to Roma’s Europa League tie with Sevilla.
Paulo Fonseca confirms Nicolò Zaniolo and Roger Ibanez ‘will play’ in the Europa League Round of 16 with Sevilla tomorrow, but Lorenzo Pellegrini is ‘undecided’ for Roma.