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Lazio ran a few risks, but Hernanes scored the winner and hit the woodwork in a 1-0 win over Legia Warsaw.
Vincenzo Montella saw a different Fiorentina after they broke the deadlock with Pacos Ferreira. “We played fine football.”
Fiorentina crushed Pacos Ferreira 3-0 with Gonzalo Rodriguez, Ryder Matos and Giuseppe Rossi to top their Europa League group.
Lazio begin their Europa League campaign against Legia Warsaw in Rome with teenage starlet Keita Balde given his full debut.
Fiorentina rely on Giuseppe Rossi, Borja Valero and Joaquin in their Europa League opener against Pacos Ferreira.
Pacos Ferreira Coach Costinha admits “Fiorentina are certainly stronger than we are, but we’ve worked well for this competition.”
Vincenzo Montella is curious to see “how far Fiorentina can go” in the Europa League, starting with Pacos Ferreira.
Vladimir Petkovic has insisted he will play his best possible XI tomorrow against Legia Warsaw.
Lazio forward Sergio Floccari believes Europa League opponents Legia Warsaw “will come out and attack us.”
Francesco Guidolin is confident Udinese are “no longer looking back” at their European failure and can now move forward.
Lazio have left Andre Dias, Bruno Pereirinha, Marius Stankevicius and Vinicius out of their Europa League squad.
Fiorentina released their Europa League squad list, leaving off summer signings Ante Rebic and Matias Vecino.
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella has admitted that his side face some ‘challenging matches’ in the Europa League this season.
Fiorentina and Lazio should be relatively happy following the group stage draw for this season’s Europa League.
Vincenzo Montella hopes Fiorentina have “learned to suffer” for a result by squeezing past Grasshoppers on away goals.
Fiorentina lost 1-0 at home to Grasshoppers, but scraped through to the Europa League group phase on away goals.
Francesco Guidolin took the blame for Udinese’s Europa League exit to Slovan Liberec, because “we tried to win” the first leg.
Udinese crashed out of the Europa League after a 1-1 draw away to Slovan Liberec, losing 4-2 on aggregate with Roberto Pereyra sent off.
Mario Gomez and Joaquin aim to send Fiorentina through to the Europa League against Grasshoppers.
Udinese have a mountain to climb in the Europa League play-off, but Antonio Di Natale hopes for a miracle away to Slovan Liberec.
All of the defeated Europa League play-off sides will still have a chance to make the group stages as UEFA need a replacement for Fenerbahce.
Francesco Guidolin acknowledges Udinese have a mountain to climb in the Europa League play-off with Slovan Liberec.
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella will field “the best players” for tomorrow’s Europa League play-off with Grasshoppers.
Udinese have named their squad for Thursday’s Europa League play-off against Slovan Liberec.
Francesco Guidolin insists Udinese “mustn’t talk about bad luck” because their 3-1 home defeat to Slovan Liberec “was our fault.”
Vincenzo Montella warned Fiorentina “aren’t qualified yet” after their 2-1 away win over Grasshopper.
Juan Cuadrado’s sensational strike and Mario Gomez gave Fiorentina an impressive 2-1 win away to Grasshopper.
Udinese’s Europa League hopes are hanging by a thread after they hit the woodwork three times, but lost 3-1 at home to Slovan Liberec.
Fiorentina look to Mario Gomez, Giuseppe Rossi and Juan Cuadrado in their Europa League play-off with Grasshopper.
Udinese welcome Slovan Liberec for the first leg of their Europa League play-off, as Luis Muriel partners Antonio Di Natale.
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