Aubameyang Fires Arsenal to Europa Final

BY BBC A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hat-trick helped Arsenal into the final of the Europa League as they won in Valencia 4-2 for a 7-3 aggregate victory. The Gunners are now just one win away from Champions League qualification, while manager Unai Emery can make history by winning a record fourth Europa League

Top 4 Gone, Arsenal Flip into Europa

BY BBC Arsenal's focus is now on the Europa League, says boss Unai Emery, after his lacklustre side's hopes of a top-four Premier League finish were effectively ended by a 1-1 draw with Brighton. The Gunners are three points behind Tottenham in fourth with one game to play but would need an

Arsenal Take Fine Lead, Chelsea Held

Alexandre Lacazette scored twice as Arsenal came from behind at Emirates Stadium to win the first leg of their Europa League semi-final 3-1 against Valencia. Mouctar Diakhaby's header put Valencia in front before Lacazette slotted in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's pass. The Frenchman nodded in Granit Xhaka's cross seven minutes later to make it

Arsenal, Chelsea Reach Europa Semis

Alexandre Lacazette's first-half free-kick eased Arsenal into the Europa League semi-finals as they completed a 3-0 aggregate victory over Napoli who the Gunners beat 1-0 at home in the second leg. Lacazette's 25-yard effort flew into the top corner after the hosts enjoyed the better of the early chances. Arkadiusz Milik had

UEL: Pogbas Clash as United Face Saint-Etienne

Manchester United will face French side Saint-Etienne in the Europa League last 32, while Tottenham Hotspur meet Belgian team Gent. United midfielder Paul Pogba is set to face older brother Florentin, who plays for the eighth-placed Ligue 1 side. Spurs have never met Gent, who finished third in the

UEL: Man United to Face van Persie’s Fener

Dutchman Robin van Persie will return to Old Trafford after his Turkish club Fenerbahce were drawn alongside Manchester United in Group A of the UEFA Europa League. Van Persie was sold to Super Lig side in July 2015 after three years at Old Trafford. Dutch side Feyenoord and and Ukranian

Klopp: Liverpool Lost Faith in Europa Defeat

  Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool "lost faith" as they slumped to a 3-1 Europa League final defeat to Sevilla in Basel. Daniel Sturridge's wondrous curled effort had put the Reds into a 1-0 lead at half-time, but Kevin Gameiro cancelled it out with 17 seconds on the clock in the

UEL: Liverpool Stage Remarkable Comeback to Progress

Liverpool staged a thrilling comeback as a late Dejan Lovren winner saw them reach the Europa League semi-finals at the expense of German side Borussia Dortmund. Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored inside the opening nine minutes to give the visitors a 3-1 aggregate lead but Divock Origi slotted in

UEL: Klopp Handed Dortmund Reunion

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been handed a return to Borussia Dortmund after the Reds drew the German side in the Europa League quarter-finals. Klopp, 48, left Dortmund last summer after leading them to the 2011 and 2012 Bundesliga titles, plus the 2013 Champions League final. The first leg

UEL: Liverpool, Dortmund Sail to Quarters

Philippe Coutinho's brilliant solo goal killed Manchester United's hopes of a Europa League comeback and sent Liverpool into the last eight in comfort after a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Jurgen Klopp's side were protecting a two-goal lead from the first leg at Anfield but Anthony Martial's 32nd-minute penalty offered United