The Score - Europa League

Europa League draw: Arsenal meets AC Milan in marquee encounter

Europa League draw: Arsenal meets AC Milan in marquee encounter

The Europa League round of 16 draw was conducted in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday, and featured some big-name meetings that seemed more appropriate for the Champions League than the continent's
Schmelzer's late goal breaks Atalanta hearts, sends Dortmund into last 16

Schmelzer's late goal breaks Atalanta hearts, sends Dortmund into last 16

Marcel Schmelzer's untidy 83rd-minute equaliser was enough to send Borussia Dortmund into the Europa League round of 16 on Thursday, and deny Atalanta a famous result in its own backyard.Peter
Europa League: Milan, Atletico cruise to last 16; Arsenal avoids scare

Europa League: Milan, Atletico cruise to last 16; Arsenal avoids scare

The Europa League picture is becoming ever clearer.The round of 32 is now in the books, and most of the tournament favourites remain in the draw. Arsenal escaped a potential disaster, while Atletico
Napoli left to focus on Scudetto race after Europa League exit in Leipzig

Napoli left to focus on Scudetto race after Europa League exit in Leipzig

Napoli is competing on one front for the remainder of this season, and it's for the prize it covets more than any other: the Scudetto.The Italian club's sole focus is on Serie A's summit after being
Lokomotiv Moscow holds off Nice to reach Europa League last 16

Lokomotiv Moscow holds off Nice to reach Europa League last 16

Mario Balotelli hit the woodwork twice as Lokomotiv Moscow eliminated Nice on Thursday to reach the last 16 of the Europa League for the first time in club history.Despite the Italian's best
Mkhitaryan: Europa League won't distract Arsenal from top-4 objective

Mkhitaryan: Europa League won't distract Arsenal from top-4 objective

Arsenal newcomer Henrikh Mkhitaryan believes English clubs have started to take the UEFA Europa League more seriously in recent years, but stressed his team's primary objective is to qualify for the
Ozil, Ramsey out of Ostersund 2nd leg as League Cup final looms

Ozil, Ramsey out of Ostersund 2nd leg as League Cup final looms

Arsene Wenger says he will spare Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey from Thursday's second leg against Ostersund in the Europa League round of 32.The Arsenal manager will undoubtedly have an eye on Sunday's
Batshuayi's scoring heroics won't be enough to impress Conte

Batshuayi's scoring heroics won't be enough to impress Conte

Michy Batshuayi played the role of hero once again Thursday, scoring in the 91st minute to give Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 win over Atalanta in Europa League action. That goal, along with his equalising
Europa League roundup: Busy matchday sees Leipzig stun Napoli

Europa League roundup: Busy matchday sees Leipzig stun Napoli

The Europa League knockout stage kicked off this week, and after Red Star Belgrade and CSKA Moscow got their first-leg clash out of the way in the Serbian capital on Tuesday, the competition's other
Who is Ostersunds FK, the Swedish side looking to shock Arsenal?

Who is Ostersunds FK, the Swedish side looking to shock Arsenal?

Compared to its high-profile, opulent cousin, the Europa League is a contest which provides hope - albeit often fleeting - for some of the continent's smaller outfits.Over the past decade, domestic
Lacazette out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Lacazette out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Alexandre Lacazette will be out of Arsenal's matchday squad for an extended period following an arthroscopy on his left knee Tuesday morning.The club estimates the rehabilitation period will render
Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City reclaims throne, Monaco returns

Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City reclaims throne, Monaco returns

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we try to figure out which clubs are among Europe's elite.1. Manchester City (1st in Premier
Wenger: Arsenal won't rest star players in Europa League action

Wenger: Arsenal won't rest star players in Europa League action

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger affirmed he will not be resting any of his star players during a Europa League tilt with Swedish outfit Ostersund, committing the full strength of his ranks to Thursday's
Footy Power Rankings: Sevilla makes surprise appearance as Spurs plummet

Footy Power Rankings: Sevilla makes surprise appearance as Spurs plummet

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we try to figure out which clubs are among Europe's elite.1. Barcelona (1st in La Liga) League
UEFA Nations League draw: France, Germany in group of death, England gets Spain

UEFA Nations League draw: France, Germany in group of death, England gets Spain

The draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League was conducted in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday, and set up some tantalising ties that will begin on Sept. 6.Related: Explaining how the UEFA Nations
Explaining how the UEFA Nations League works

Explaining how the UEFA Nations League works

UEFA's plans to spruce up international football came to fruition Wednesday, when the draw for the newly created Nations League took place in Lausanne, Switzerland.An idea conceived in 2011 following
FIFA exec: VAR will be used at 2018 World Cup

FIFA exec: VAR will be used at 2018 World Cup

A FIFA executive claims video assistant referees (VAR) will be introduced for the first time at the World Cup when the quadrennial contest kicks off in Russia in June.Chief commercial officer Philippe
Sporting signs coveted PSG target Wendel

Sporting signs coveted PSG target Wendel

Portuguese giant Sporting CP has pulled off a relative coup, signing highly rated Brazilian midfielder and Paris Saint-Germain target Wendel from Fluminense.The 20-year-old was strongly linked with a
The 25 most influential people in world football in 2017

The 25 most influential people in world football in 2017

With transfer fees rising and players taking on new initiatives, the past year has forever changed football. Here, theScore ranks the sport's most influential people of 2017:25. Charlie
Mutko steps down from World Cup's local organising committee

Mutko steps down from World Cup's local organising committee

Vitaly Mutko has quit for the second time in two days.As detailed by the Associated Press, Mutko stepped down as chairman of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Local Organising Committee on Wednesday, and