Real Betis star Giovani Lo Celso warns “there is still a lot of work to be done before we can qualify” after a 1-1 draw with Milan.
Suso’s free kick gave Milan a valuable draw away to Real Betis, but Mateo Musacchio and Hakan Calhanoglu went off injured and the Europa League group has tightened up.
Olympique Marseille are out of the Europa League and Coach Rudi Garcia called the defeat to Lazio “cruel and undeserved.”
Simone Inzaghi was “surprised” by Marseille’s change of tactics, but praised Lazio for their 2-1 victory and Europa League qualification.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League games, as Lazio host Olympique Marseille and Milan visit Real Betis.
Lazio have become only the fourth club to score 100 Europa League goals, after Villarreal, RB Salzburg and Athletic Bilbao.
Marco Parolo and Joaquin Correa allowed Lazio to beat last season’s Europa League Finalists Olympique Marseille 2-1 and book their place in the next round.
Mateo Musacchio said Milan have to “change everything about that game and win” after losing 2-1 at home to Real Betis.
Milan rely on Patrick Cutrone, Suso and Fabio Borini in a tricky trip to Real Betis, who start Joaquin and Tonny Sanabria.
Lazio director Igli Tare confirmed his new contract and noted Olympique Marseille’s choices show they “fear and respect” the Italians.
Lazio defender Luiz Felipe warned Olympique Marseille “reached the Europa League Final last season, so we can’t take anything for granted.”
Lazio start Joaquin Correa behind Ciro Immobile, while Danilo Cataldi clashes with Kevin Strootman again in a crunch tie with Olympique Marseille.
Felipe Caicedo has been ruled out of today’s Europa League game against Olympique Marseille with a muscular problem.
Lazio have named their squad to face Marseille in the Europa League tonight, with three big names out.
About 20 Milan fans were arrested in Seville last night, ahead of the Europa League game with Real Betis.
Fiorentina’s application to be involved in Milan’s Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing was rejected partly because they were late submitting the application, according to a lawyer.
Olympique Marseille Coach Rudi Garcia feels “at home” at the Stadio Olimpico and admits they “have to win” against Lazio to stay in the Europa League.
Gennaro Gattuso asked Milan for “solidity and organisation” against Real Betis, as he deals with an injury crisis in the Europa League.
Olympique Marseille man Kevin Strootman admits he’d rather be facing his old club Roma than tomorrow’s Europa League opponents Lazio.
Simone Inzaghi has warned Lazio that Olympique Marseille cannot be ‘trusted’ on Thursday, despite their run of three straight defeats.
Gonzalo Higuain, as expected, is out of Milan’s squad to face Real Betis on Thursday, but Hakan Calhanoglu returns.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti insists “no-one ever talked about European dreams” after the weekend thrashing by Torino.
Gonzalo Higuain went off injured in Milan’s 1-0 win over Udinese, but initial reports suggest it is just a bruise and he should face Juventus.
Milan are expecting a fine and other sanctions from UEFA on November 12 as they take their Financial Fair Play status to the appeals tribunal.
Olympique Marseille fans are banned from buying tickets for the Europa League match against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico on November 8.
Football Leaks claims UEFA helped Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City cover up massive Financial Fair Play violations in the form of inflated sponsorship deals.
Gennaro Gattuso admits Betis “destroyed us” in the Europa League, but Milan are “not dead and buried. I want to see 23 rabid dogs” against Sampdoria.
Ciro Immobile has warned Inter that Lazio have ‘fire in our bellies to take sweet revenge’ on Monday.
Rudi Garcia concedes Marseille “are almost eliminated from the Europa League” after “Lazio deservedly won” tonight.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi feels “we deserved to win” against Marseille, admitting “the entrance wasn’t pleasant”.