Europa League

Chelsea 2-1 Benfica: Chelsea outplayed in the first half, but improve after the break

May 16, 2013
Chelsea 2-1 Benfica: Chelsea outplayed in the first half, but improve after the break

Chelsea won the Europa League thanks to Branislav Ivanovic’s stoppage time header. From the side that lost to Porto at the weekend, Jorge Jesus left out Lima and Ola John, bringing back Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo to the starting line-up. Lorenzo Malgarejo replaced for the suspended Maxi Pereira, with Andre Almeida switching flanks. Rafael Benitez was...
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Atletico Madrid 3-0 Athletic Bilbao: Falcao wins the Europa League again

May 9, 2012
Atletico Madrid 3-0 Athletic Bilbao: Falcao wins the Europa League again

Atletico Madrid lifted the UEFA Cup for the second time in three years.
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Athletic Bilbao 2-1 Manchester United: same as the first leg

March 15, 2012
Athletic Bilbao 2-1 Manchester United: same as the first leg

Athletic produced another excellent display, and again should have won the game by more than one goal.
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Manchester United 2-3 Athletic Bilbao: United unable to deal with pressing and high tempo

March 8, 2012
Manchester United 2-3 Athletic Bilbao: United unable to deal with pressing and high tempo

Athletic produced an extremely impressive performance, and take a decent lead back to Bilbao.
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Porto 1-0 Braga: Porto win Europa League

May 20, 2011
Porto 1-0 Braga: Porto win Europa League

Falcao’s trademark header just before half time gave Porto the UEFA Cup trophy.
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