Europa League

Case Study: Fenerbahce 2-1 Manchester United 3/11/2016

November 8, 2016
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Case Study: Fenerbahce 2-1 Manchester United 3/11/2016

Failing to muster a decent run of form as title rivals pull out in front and a Champions League place up for grabs meant the Europa League had a sudden importance for Jose Mourinho. Although a Uefa cup winner with Porto, the competition became devalued due to the expansion of the Champions League in...

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Case Study: Wolfsburg 1-4 Napoli 16/4/2015

April 23, 2015
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Case Study: Wolfsburg 1-4 Napoli 16/4/2015

As the season draws to a close, both teams are running out of things to play for outside of the Europa League. While not technically secured yet, it is highly unlikely that Wolfsburg will cede their second place and catching up with Bayern Munich is all but impossible. They are still in the semi-finals...

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Case Study: Lazio 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur 22/11/2012

November 23, 2012
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Case Study: Lazio 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur 22/11/2012

With all the drama before the game, it was pretty typical that the match turned out to be a dull, non-eventful evening. Paul Gascoigne turned up to give fans something to cheer about, but there wasn’t exactly many of them, with attacks prior to the game suggesting the locals had a bigger influence outside...

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Case Study: Lech Poznan 3-1 Man City 4/11/2010

November 6, 2010
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Case Study: Lech Poznan 3-1 Man City 4/11/2010

A Europa League tie against 14th-placed Lech Poznan (in the 16 team Ekstraklasa) looked the perfect chance for Manchester City to get back on track after recent losses to Wolves and Arsenal, however the Polish champions didn’t appear to get the message, beating City 3-1 to put themselves top of Group A. Lech Poznan...

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