The Europa League Thread


#1202

Hapoel Beer Sheva up against Lugano.
Kokorin scores for Zenit.
Lazio almost up thanks to Vitesse fucking it up at the back.
Diego Llorente allows Real Sociedad to take the lead against Rosenborg. Great run of form for the basque outfit.
2-0 now.


#1203

Check out the Marseille game. The noise is deafening :slight_smile:


#1204

Plea puts Nice up.
Plea again. 2-0 Nice. Zenit make it 2 as well and Steaua take the lead.
Guimares 1-0 against Red Bull.
Nice kill the game off in 30 minutes. 3-0 Dante.
Vitesse score!
Game over for Zenit as well. 3-0. Some piss poor teams in the Europa League as well.


#1205

This is sad. Back here this happens when Feyenoord visits other small Dutch clubs. We are getting dismantled as one of the ten biggest clubs in Europe.


#1206

Game over in San Sebastian. 3-0.
2-0 Steaua.
Red Bull equalize right at the end of the first half.
Waregem pull one back shortly aftert the break.
1-0 Marseille. Ostersunds up as well.
Immobile misses an easy 1 vs.1 with the keeper.
Parolo equalizes for Lazio.
Red Star score against BATE.
Lazio down again. Mistake at the back from a throw-in.
2-0 Hapoel Beer Sheva thanks to a penalty. The game is almost over.


#1207

@Midfield_Maestro was concerned for the reputation of this football club. Hahahahahaha.


#1208

2-2 Immobile!
4-0 Zenit and 1-2 Lugano.
4-1 Nice with Saint-Maximin.
3-0 Steaua.
5-1 Nice lol! They are running riot.
BATE equalize.
3-2 Lazio. That’s a team, not Arsenal.
4-0 Real Sociedad. Real have to fear them on sunday.
5-0 Zenit.
Steaua, Hapoel, Marseille, Real Sociedad, Zenit, Lazio, Nice and Ostersunds get off to a good start. Red Bull, Hertha and Red Star draw.


#1209

Eh?


#1210

Have I expressed my love for this competition :heart_eyes::heart_eyes:


#1211

Bang up job reporting whatever the fuck that is.


#1212

3-2 Lazio. That’s a team, not Arsenal… I think that was my favourite one


#1213

Wrote it when we were still losing :hipster:. Lazio are great though.


#1214

My dad, who supports Besiktas told me about when Arsenal lost this competition to Galatasaray. Knowing we lost this comp before is annoying so I’m very motivated to win it. Wish more people were the same, we’ve got bragging rights if we win Europa


#1215

That was the EUFA cup which was a different competition.
It wasn’t a great game and we lost on penalties.
Al;though it does mean Wenger has got to two European finals.


#1216

I thought UEFA Cup and Europa League was the same? Just a different name


#1217

It is really and truly.


#1218

Not sure about this if I’m honest. It’s an achievement and something to be happy about, especially for Arsenal, dont get me wrong, but I’m not sure who you get bragging rights over for winning It?


#1219

It would be short lived bragging rights but teams that season who didn’t win a trophy/didn’t qualify for the CL


#1220

It is a different format but the actual qualification is almost the same.
There used to be the European Cup Winners cup, which we won with George Graham, as well as the EUFA cup, and that stopped and the Europa League took over as the only other European cup competition apart from the CL.

The big difference with the Europa League is the league system to qualify for the knock out rounds, and to win it there are a lot more games than the EUFA cup.


#1221

UEFA?