Europa League

Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on August 8, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur to face Anderlecht, Monaco, Qarabag FK in Europa League
Tottenham Hotspur are drawn in Europa League Group J with Anderlecht, Monaco and Qarabag, while Liverpool will face Rubin Kazan, Bordeaux and FC Sion.
Aug 28, 12:31
A general shot of the Europa League trophy on June 24, 2013
Europa League draw: Who features in each pot?
Sports Mole takes a look at the four pots ahead of the draw for the group stages of the Europa League.
Aug 28, 10:02
Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on November 8, 2014
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman criticises Europa League officials after defeat
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman expresses his disappointment in match officials after his side were refused a penalty in their defeat to FC Midtjylland on Thursday.
Aug 28, 07:53
Jose Fonte in action for Southampton on November 1, 2014
Jose Fonte urges Southampton to respond to Europa League exit
Jose Fonte urges Southampton to move on quickly from their Europa League playoff defeat to FC Midtjylland.
Aug 28, 03:40
Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mats Hummels and Julian Weigl celebrate during the UEFA Europa League second-leg play-off match between Borussia Dortmund and Odds BK in Dortmund on August 28, 2015
Thomas Tuchel delighted with "aggressive" Borussia Dortmund
Thomas Tuchel reveals his delight with Borussia Dortmund's "aggressive" display in the 7-2 win over Odd in the Europa League.
Aug 28, 02:07
Sadio Mane of Southampton is challenged by Daniel Royer of Midtjylland during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015
Ronald Koeman defends Sadio Mane caution
Ronald Koeman defends his decision to keep Sadio Mane on the bench as Southampton suffered a Europa League exit to Midtjylland.
Aug 28, 00:27
Feyenoord Manager, Ronald Koeman thanks the fans after victory in the Eredivisie match between Feyenoord and VVV Venlo at De Kuip on April 5, 2013
Ronald Koeman blames bad luck for Europa League exit
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman believes that his side were cursed with bad luck in both Europa League games against FC Midtjylland.
Aug 27, 22:05
Southampton keeper Maarten Stekelenburg looks dejected after letting in three against Everton on August 15, 2015
Result: Southampton knocked out of Europa League after FC Midtjylland defeat
Southampton succumb to a 1-0 loss at FC Midtjylland in their playoff round second leg, confirming a 2-1 defeat on aggregate and a premature Europa League exit.
Aug 27, 21:43
Athletic Bilbao's defender Mikel San Jose is congratulated by teammates midfielder Benat Etxebarria (L), midfielder Oscar de Marcos (3rd L) and defender Xabier Etxeita (R) after scoring during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match Athletic Club Bi
Result: Athletic Bilbao reach Europa League group stages after sneaking past Zilina
Athletic Bilbao reach the Europa League group stages after securing a 1-0 win over Zilina, and 3-3 away-goal win on aggregate, in their playoff round second leg.
Aug 27, 21:40
Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mats Hummels and Julian Weigl celebrate during the UEFA Europa League second-leg play-off match between Borussia Dortmund and Odds BK in Dortmund on August 28, 2015
Result: Marco Reus hat-trick fires Borussia Dortmund to Europa League group stage
Marco Reus scores a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund thrash Odd 7-2 to earn a spot in the group stage of the Europa League.
Aug 27, 21:26
Southampton keeper Maarten Stekelenburg looks dejected after letting in three against Everton on August 15, 2015
Half-Time Report: Southampton on verge of Europa League exit as FC Midtjylland take lead
FC Midtjylland are leading Southampton 1-0 at half time in their Europa League playoff second leg at the MCH Arena.
Aug 27, 20:34
Athletic Bilbao's defender Mikel San Jose celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match Athletic Club Bilbao vs FC Barcelona at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on August 14, 2015
Half-Time Report: Dominant Athletic Bilbao in the lead against Zilina
Athletic Bilbao lead Zilina 1-0 at half time in their Europa League playoff second-leg clash at San Mames.
Aug 27, 20:33
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel reacts during the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg football match between Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsberger AC on August 6, 2015
Half-Time Report: Borussia Dortmund cruising to emphatic win over Odd
Borussia Dortmund take a 4-1 lead over Odd at the half-time interval to earn an 8-4 advantage on aggregate in their Europa League playoff tie.
Aug 27, 20:26
Milsami Orhei's defender Denis Rassulov vies with Saint-Etienne's forward Jean-Christophe Bahebeck during the UEFA Europa League playoff first leg football match between FC Milsami Orhei and AS Saint-Etienne in Chisinau on August 20, 2015
Result: Saint-Etienne battle to group stage spot
Benjamin Corgnet's goal hands Saint-Etienne a 1-0 win over Milsami and a spot in the Europa League group stage.
Aug 27, 20:21
Athletic Bilbao's defender Mikel San Jose is congratulated by teammates midfielder Benat Etxebarria (L), midfielder Oscar de Marcos (3rd L) and defender Xabier Etxeita (R) after scoring during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match Athletic Club Bi
Team News: Four changes for Athletic Bilbao as they look to overturn Zilina deficit
Athletic Bilbao make four changes ahead of their Europa League playoff second-leg clash against Zilina.
Aug 27, 19:35
Dortmund's midfielder Jonas Hofmann and Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrate after the fourth goal for Dortmund during the German first division Bundesliga match between FC Ingolstadt and Borussia Dortmund in the stadium in Ingo
Team News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named on Borussia Dortmund bench
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is named on the Borussia Dortmund bench for the Europa League playoff second leg with Odd.
Aug 27, 19:22
Milsami Orhei's defender Denis Rassulov vies with Saint-Etienne's forward Jean-Christophe Bahebeck during the UEFA Europa League playoff first leg football match between FC Milsami Orhei and AS Saint-Etienne in Chisinau on August 20, 2015
Half-Time Report: Saint-Etienne take aggregate lead
Saint-Etienne claim an aggregate advantage after Benjamin Corgnet hands them a 1-0 lead over Milsami at the half-time interval in the second leg.
Aug 27, 19:17
Southampton players warm up ahead of the game with Everton on August 15, 2015
Team News: Southampton make three changes for Europa League tie at FC Midtjylland
Ronald Koeman makes three changes for Southampton ahead of their Europa League clash with FC Midtjylland, with James Ward-Prowse, Jay Rodriguez and Cuco Martina starting.
Aug 27, 19:10
Ajax's head coach Frank de Boer gestures during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between Celtic and Ajax at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 22, 2013
Result: Ajax scrape into Europa League group stage
Ajax scrape into the Europa League group stage following a 0-0 draw away to FK Baumit Jablonec.
Aug 27, 18:50
Sadio Mane of Southampton is challenged by Daniel Royer of Midtjylland during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015
Live Commentary: FC Midtjylland 1-0 Southampton - as it happened
Relive our live text coverage as Southampton bow out of Europe after losing to FC Midtjylland before the Europa League group stages.
Aug 27, 18:46
Saint Etienne's French midfielder Benjamin Corgnet (L) celebrates with a teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Nantes (FCNA) on December 21, 2013
Team News: One change for Saint-Etienne
Benjamin Corgnet takes the place of Romain Hamouma in the Saint-Etienne starting XI for their Europa League playoff against Milsami.
Aug 27, 17:59
Bordeaux's French head coach Willy Sagnol looks on prior to the French L1 football match Guingamp vs Bordeaux on September 14, 2014
Result: Bordeaux progress to Europa League group stage on away goals
Bordeaux progress to the Europa League group stage with an away-goals win against FC Kairat after a 2-2 draw on aggregate.
Aug 27, 17:52
Bordeaux's French head coach Willy Sagnol looks on prior to the French L1 football match Guingamp vs Bordeaux on September 14, 2014
Half-Time Report: Kairat level tie against Bordeaux at half time
Kairat peg Bordeaux back to 1-1 on aggregate in their UEFA Europa League playoff round tie thanks to a first-minute own goal in the second leg in Kazakhstan.
Aug 27, 16:39
Ajax Amsterdam head coach Frank de Boer attends a press conference after the training session in Amsterdam, on April 11, 2014
Team News: Two changes for Ajax at Jablonec
Ajax make two changes to their lineup for the second leg of their UEFA Europa League playoff tie with FK Baumit Jablonec.
Aug 27, 16:15
Arkadiusz Milik of Ajax celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League play off round 1st leg match between Ajax Amsterdam and FK Baumit Jablonec on August 20, 2015
Live Commentary: FK Baumit Jablonec 0-0 (0-1) Ajax - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Europa League playoff tie between FK Baumit Jablonec and Ajax.
Aug 27, 16:00
Bordeaux's French Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri jubilates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Rennes (Stade Rennais FC) and Bordeaux (FCGB) on February 21, 2015
Team News: Bordeaux make six changes at Kairat
Bordeaux make six changes to their side for the Europa League playoff round second leg against FC Kairat in Kazakhstan.
Aug 27, 15:29
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers watches on as his side take on Arsenal on August 24, 2015
Liverpool face drop into Europa League pot two due to poor UEFA coefficient
Liverpool face a tough Europa League group as they are expected to drop into pot two due to their recent poor results in Europe.
Aug 27, 06:33
Victor Wanyama in action for Southampton on January 1, 2015
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama ruled out of Europa League clash
Victor Wanyama is to miss Southampton's Europa League playoff second leg with FC Midtjylland due to a stomach infection.
Aug 26, 17:18
Athletic Bilbao's defender Mikel San Jose is congratulated by teammates midfielder Benat Etxebarria (L), midfielder Oscar de Marcos (3rd L) and defender Xabier Etxeita (R) after scoring during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match Athletic Club Bi
Eneko Boveda confident of Athletic Bilbao turnaround
Athletic Bilbao defender Eneko Boveda says that his side are "prepared" for Thursday's Europa League playoff second leg at home to Slovakian side Zilina.
Aug 25, 18:45
A crippled Ronald Koeman watches his Southampton side take on Everton on August 15, 2015
Preview: FC Midtjylland vs. Southampton
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of the Europa League playoff between FC Midtjylland and Southampton in Denmark.
Aug 25, 15:58
A crippled Ronald Koeman watches his Southampton side take on Everton on August 15, 2015
Ronald Koeman: 'Southampton not distracted by Europa League'
Manager Ronald Koeman says that Southampton will not be distracted by the Europa League this season.
Aug 22, 17:27
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel reacts during the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg football match between Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsberger AC on August 6, 2015
Thomas Tuchel irked by 'horrific' Borussia Dortmund
Thomas Tuchel concedes that Borussia Dortmund's 'horrific' start to their 4-3 Europa League win at Odd was disappointing, but praises the response.
Aug 20, 23:16
A crippled Ronald Koeman watches his Southampton side take on Everton on August 15, 2015
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman unhappy with FC Midtjylland tactics
Ronald Koeman reveals his unhappiness with perceived time wasting from FC Midtjylland as Southampton are held to a 1-1 draw in a Europa League qualifier.
Aug 20, 22:39
Jay Rodriguez of Southampton scores from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015
Jay Rodriguez disappointed with Southampton draw
Jay Rodriguez expresses his disappointment after Southampton draw 1-1 with FC Midtjylland at St Mary's.
Aug 20, 22:16
Jay Rodriguez of Southampton scores from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015
Result: Southampton come from behind to claim draw against FC Midtjylland
Southampton claim a 1-1 draw against FC Midtjylland in their Europa League playoff first leg at St Mary's.
Aug 20, 21:53
Bordeaux's French Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri jubilates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Rennes (Stade Rennais FC) and Bordeaux (FCGB) on February 21, 2015
Result: Wahbi Khazri strike wins it for Bordeaux
Bordeaux beat Kairat 1-0 in the first leg of their Europa League qualifier thanks to Wahbi Khazri's first-half strike.
Aug 20, 21:26
Dortmund's midfielder Ilkay Guendogan (R), Dortmund's striker Marco Reus (C) and Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrate after Reus scored during the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg football match between Borus
Result: Borussia Dortmund come back from three down to beat Odd
Borussia Dortmund come back from three goals down to beat Odd 4-3 in the first leg of their Europa League qualifier.
Aug 20, 21:22
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Result: Zilina hit back to stun Athletic Bilbao
Zilina come from two goals behind to beat Athletic Bilbao 3-2 in the first leg of their Europa League playoff tie.
Aug 20, 21:08
Oriol Romeu and Southampton teammates are down in the dumps after losing to Everton in the early kickoff on August 15, 2015
Half-Time Report: Southampton a goal down against FC Midtjylland
Southampton are succumbing to a 1-0 home defeat against FC Midtjylland in their Europa League qualifying round first leg, thanks to Tim Sparv's 45th-minute strike.
Aug 20, 20:49
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Half-Time Report: Bordeaux in front at the break
Wahbi Khazri's goal just before the half-hour mark gives Bordeaux a 1-0 lead at the break against Kairat in their Europa League qualifier.
Aug 20, 20:38
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City44001001012
2Crystal Palace43018539
3Leicester CityLeicester42208538
4Swansea CitySwansea42207438
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd42113217
6Arsenal42113307
7Liverpool421123-17
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham42029636
9Everton41215415
10Southampton41215505
11Bournemouth411256-14
12Aston Villa411245-14
13Chelsea411269-34
14Norwich CityNorwich411258-34
15West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom411236-34
16Tottenham HotspurSpurs403134-13
17Watford403124-23
18Stoke CityStoke402235-22
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle402225-32
20Sunderland4022610-42