EUROPA LEAGUE

Justin Kluivert says he is “gaining more and more confidence” after helping Roma thrash Istanbul Basaksehir 4-0 on Thursday.
Paulo Fonseca reveals the derby with Lazio was crucial for Roma to “understand what we were doing wrong” and help inspire their 4-0 victory over Istanbul Basaksehir.
Nicolò Zaniolo thanked “formidable” Roma teammate Edin Dzeko after they combined in a 4-0 victory over Istanbul Basaksehir.
Bryan Cristante explained some of Roma’s tactical approaches and celebrated the clean sheet against Istanbul Basaksehir.
Nicolò Zaniolo created one for Edin Dzeko and scored another himself, as Roma flattened Istanbul Basaksehir 4-0 in their Europa League opener.
Francesco Acerbi contests the Cluj penalty, but concedes Lazio “have to take a good look at ourselves and ask why we stop when others run.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League, as Lazio visit Cluj and Roma host Istanbul Basaksehir.
Simone Inzaghi insists Lazio “deserved more” after their 2-1 defeat to Cluj. “I am convinced we’ll qualify” from the Europa League group.
Lazio once again threw away a lead to lose 2-1, this time in the Europa League against Cluj after a Bastos opener.
Leonardo Spinazzola wants Roma to face Istanbul Basaksehir with “that same intensity and quality” seen against Sassuolo.
Roma start Edin Dzeko, Javier Pastore, Nicolò Zaniolo and Leonardo Spinazzola against Istanbul Basaksehir in the Europa League.
Lazio director Igli Tare warned the defeat to SPAL was “unacceptable” and they must find more consistency, starting from Cluj in the Europa League this evening.
Lazio rely on Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Joaquin Correa and Felipe Caicedo in their Europa League opener away to Romanian champions Cluj.
Istanbul Basaksehir boss Okan Buruk says his side will be out to “take advantage of Roma’s weaknesses” in the Europa League this evening.
Lazio will be without Ciro Immobile and Luis Alberto for their Europa League curtain-raiser at CFR Cluj this evening.
Amadou Diawara and Nicolo Zaniolo should come into the Roma XI for tonight’s Europa League opener against Istanbul Basaksehir.
Simone Inzaghi has a limited Lazio squad against Cluj and warns this group “is more at the level of the Champions League than Europa League.”
Cluj Coach Dan Petrescu is “worried” at facing Lazio in the Europa League tomorrow and reveals he’d love to follow Zdenek Zeman’s example in Serie A.
Alessandro Florenzi says he does not need reminding of his responsibilities as Roma captain. “I know I have to set an example.”
Roma will not be able to call on Chris Smalling again, but Paulo Fonseca is confident rotation will pay off against Istanbul Basaksehir tomorrow.
Maurizio Sarri wants Juventus to “enjoy our football” against Atletico Madrid. “There are 10-12 Champions League teams with the same resources as us.”
Chris Smalling is certainly out of tomorrow’s Serie A game against Sassuolo and might not even be fit for Roma’s Europa League opener.
Istanbul Basaksehir winger Arda Turan has been given a 32-month prison sentence ahead of his side’s Europa League clash with Roma.
Roma have released their Europa League squad list for their group games against Borussia Monchengladbach, Basaksehir and Wolfsburg.
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Lazio have left Riza Durmisi and Jordan Lukaku out of their squad for the 2019-20 Europa League group stage
Walter Mazzarri felt the Torino “heart was rewarded this evening” in their 3-2 win away to Atalanta. “My players achieved something exceptional.”
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini prepares for Torino and reveals Manchester City Coach Pep Guardiola’s gesture of kindness many years ago.
Roma are paired with Borussia Monchengladbach in the Europa League group stage, while Lazio have a mini group of death with Celtic and Stade Rennais.
Walter Mazzarri insists “the statistics show Torino were superior on the night and did not deserve to lose” their Europa League play-off with Wolves.