UEFA Europa League: Headlines

Europa League matchday three: what to get excited about!

Thursday 18 October 2018 9.00 CET

Arsenal, AC Milan and Chelsea are going great guns, but the UEFA Europa League is bringing the best out of plenty of less well-known sides.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.40 CET

Two 1-0 wins have given Chelsea six points and first place in Group L; they next welcome BATE to Stamford Bridge.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.30 CET

Despite losing on matchday two, Rennes have a one-point advantage over Dynamo Kyiv as the teams meet in France.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.25 CET

PAOK are buoyed by an impressive matchday two away win as they welcome Vidi, who are still without a point or a goal.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.20 CET

Astana lead the way in Group K, although Jablonec can join them on four points with a first group stage victory.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.10 CET

Sevilla were surprisingly beaten last time out and now face an Akhisar side who have lost both their European games.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 10.00 CET

Standard Liège and Krasnodar both won 2-1 on matchday two, though it is the Russian club who hold the Group J advantage.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.50 CET

Beşiktaş and Genk are both aiming to get back on track after matchday two defeats that have left Group I finely poised.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.40 CET

With all four Group I teams on three points, the Scandinavian derby between Sarpsborg and Malmö could prove pivotal.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.30 CET

Last season's finalists Marseille have started Group H slowly as they take on Lazio, who suffered a heavy defeat last time out.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.20 CET

Eintracht Frankfurt have six Group H points already as they welcome an Apollon side on a 13-game winless run.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.10 CET

Having drawn their first two Group G games, Villarreal are seeking a first win at home to Rapid Wien, who have three points.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018 9.00 CET

Rangers aim to build on their home win last time as Spartak Moskva visit Glasgow with a single point to their name.

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Monday 15 October 2018 10.30 CET

Sporting CP and Arsenal have both won their first two Group E games, so something has to give in Lisbon.

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Monday 15 October 2018 10.20 CET

Matchday three brings a Group F summit meeting at San Siro as perfect AC Milan welcome unbeaten Real Betis.

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