All posts tagged "Europa League"

  • Ibriana Jones: Red Devils of the Lost Ark!

    Maybe Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be known as ‘Ibriana Jones’ (no relation to teammate defender Phil!), after the Swede bagged a hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-0 home win over French side Saint-Etienne. After the last-32 first leg UEFA...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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  • Pogba takes the reigns from Rooney in rampant Fenerbahce victory

    It’s somewhat ironic that Wayne Rooney still occupies so much column space in the media. That the Manchester United and England captain talisman is no longer the center of attention on the pitch has, naturally, made him...

    • Posted October 20, 2016
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  • Klopp hunts Europa League glory versus Sevilla

    The bookies offer odds on everything these days, particularly in football. As we discovered during Leicester City’s fairytale Premier League title triumph this season, it was more likely that David Moyes is named as an X-Factor judge,...

    • Posted May 17, 2016
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  • MOTD: Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal (3-1 agg)

    = Liverpool booked their tickets to the Europa League final with an outstanding victory over Villarreal at Anfield.  The Reds will face Sevilla, who will be competing in their third consecutive final, and stand defiant in the...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • MOTD: Villarreal 1-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool’s smashing 4-3 comeback against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League Quarterfinals promised big things as Jürgen Klopp’s men marched into their semifinal visit to Villarreal.  This time, however, they were on the receiving end of a...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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  • MOTD: Liverpool 4-3 Borussia Dortmund (5-4 agg)

    Thomas Tuchel is the analytical counterpoint to Jurgen Klopp’s emotional thrill-ride at Borussia Dortmund and the German manager was coolly confident heading into their Europa League quarterfinal second leg tie for a reason.  He had mapped out...

    • Posted April 14, 2016
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 1-1 Liverpool (agg 1-3)

    Liverpool expanded their unbeaten run to six matches in all competitions as Philippe Coutinho’s lovely equalizer shut down Manchester United’s attempted comeback in their Europa League second leg tie.  With resounding victories over United and their cross-town...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • MOTD: FC Midtjylland 2-1 Manchester United

    If there’s one overarching rule that can be applied to Manchester United’s chaotic and dreadful season, it is Murphy’s Law: anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Louis van Gaal deferred to the adage after United...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • MOTD: Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 AS Monaco

    Erik Lamela’s first-half hat-track capped off an exemplary night for Tottenham Hotspur as they defeated a lackluster Monaco side in the Europa League. A youthful, exuberant Spurs side showcased the confidence that has defined their recent run...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • That’s so Spursy: Tottenham Hotspur fall 2-1 to Anderlecht in the Europa League

    It is widely understood that the word “Spursy” originated as a loving cliché to describe a technically, possession-oriented football team; a neat little flick from David Ginola or cool-as-you-like finishes from Teddy Sheringham, Jurgen Klinsmann or Gary...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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