Europa League: Man United to play FC Midtjylland
Dec14

Europa League: Man United to play FC Midtjylland

Manchester United will face Danish side FC Midtjylland in the last-32 of the Europa League. The Red Devils were eliminated from the Champions League last week and will now take on the side which defeated Southampton in the Europa League play-offs. 20 August 2015 – UEFA Europa League – Southampton v FC Midtjylland – Jay Rodriguez of Southampton tangles with Erik Sviatchenko of FC Midtjylland – Photo: Marc Atkins...

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Europa League Round-up: Liverpool and Tottenham both win to advance to last-32
Nov27

Europa League Round-up: Liverpool and Tottenham both win to advance to last-32

Liverpool moved to the top of group of Group B and secured their qualification for the next stage of the competition with a hard fought 2-1 win over Bordeaux at Anfield. The Reds had to come from behind as Henri Saivet scored on 33 minutes after a direct free-kick had been given in the penalty area because Simon Mignolet held onto the ball for more than six seconds. Jurgen Klopp’s side were back level five minutes later though, when...

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Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink
Nov06

Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink

Tottenham survived a scare from Belgian side Anderlecht as they ran out 2-1 winners at White Heart Lane, thanks to a superb late strike from Mousa Dembele. Clearly heartened by taking three points off Spurs at home, the Belgians should have probably been ahead inside four minutes, but Jan Vertonghen recovered well to make a crucial tackle on striker Stefano Okaka inside the six-yard box, before Steven Defour also went close. Spurs...

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West Ham target Denmark’s next top talent
Oct26

West Ham target Denmark’s next top talent

West Ham United are reportedly preparing a move for FC Midtyjlland winger Pione Sisto. The Premier League side, who have already defeated Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City so far this term, are looking to further strengthen their attacking ranks during the January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who has two international caps for Denmark, has scored three goals in 18 appearances in all competitions for the Alka...

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Preview: FC Midtjylland (1) vs (1) Southampton
Aug27

Preview: FC Midtjylland (1) vs (1) Southampton

Southampton head into the second-leg of their Europa League qualifier with everything to play for as they were held to a 1-1 draw by FC Midtjylland of Denmark at St Mary’s last week.  After ex-Saint Tim Sparv’s 20-yard strike silenced the home crowd on the brink of half-time, Jay Rodriguez popped up to score from the spot with his first goal since March 2014 to ensure the Hampshire side didn’t suffer a damaging defeat. It was...

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Round-up: Southampton 1-1 FC Midtjylland
Aug21

Round-up: Southampton 1-1 FC Midtjylland

Jay Rodriguez’s second half penalty saw Southampton come from behind to earn a draw against FC Midtjylland in the first-leg of their Europa League play-off at St Mary’s. The forward converted his first goal since March 2014 as he steps up his return from the serious knee injury which saw him miss all of last season. After knocking out Vitesse 5-0 in aggregate in the previous round, it was a largely frustrating night for Ronald Koeman...

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