UEFA Europa League

UEFA Europa League
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General data
Venue Route de Genève 46 Nyon, Switzerland
UEFA associated territories
Foundation 14th September 1971
UEFA Cup
Organized by UEFA
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History
Champion Flag of Spain.svg Villarreal CF (1)
runner-up Flag of England.svg Manchester United
Statistical data
Participants 48 equipment (+144 previous rounds)
972 historical
Matches 190 (not counting previous phases)
Highest scorer Flag of Sweden.svg Henrik Larsson (40)
More titles Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC (6)
More endings Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC (6)
More presences Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP (34)
Classification a UEFA 2013 European Super Cup
UEFA 2013 Champions League
FIFA logo without slogan.svg Club World Cup (since 2021)
Related competitions Champions League (1.er level)
Conference League (3.er level)
Chronology
UEFA Cup (1971-2009) The UEFA Europa League
Official site

La UEFA Europa League (At English and officially: UEFA Europa League), originally called UEFA CupIs a continental competition of clubs organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), considered the second most prestigious of Europe, behind the Champions League and one of the three continental competitions organized by UEFA, together with the Conference League.

The competition was inaugurated in the season 1971-72 , As an expansion measure for clubs that did not take part in the current European Cup competitions or European Cup Winners' Cup, reserved for the champions of each country. It was taken at International Cup of Cities in Fair, competition outside the continental body, as a reference in its constitution, at which point it ceased to exist. 1999-2000 replaced the aforementioned Recopa de Europa, in a restructuring of the continental competitions, which the national champions of cupTen years later, in the season 2009-10, took its current name after integrating the Intertoto Cup, a qualifying summer tournament for this competition. 2014-15 edition, its champion gets a place to play the next edition of the Champions League.

The winner of this competition, disputes the European Super Cup before the winner of the Champions League, a right that previously fell to the winner of the Recopa. The current champion is Villarreal CF who would achieve his first title after defeating the Manchester United in the penalty shootout, the Spanish federation has achieved the most championships with thirteen, followed by nine from Italy and England, among the 972 historical participants in the competition.

Our Story

Beginnings dominated by northern Europe (1971-81)

UEFA created in 1971 a third continental tournament for teams not classified to the European Cup or the European Cup Winners' Cup they could play international matches. Hereinafter referred to as a generic UEFA Cup (At English, UEFA Cup), the 64 highest ranked teams of the respective national leagues that had not obtained access to the two aforementioned competitions, reserved for the national champions of league y cup.

The competition had as its predecessor the International Cup of Cities at Fairs, a tournament sponsored by representatives of several national football federations, which since 1955 was played as a complement to UEFA competitions by those teams whose city was home to a trade fair international. Thus, contested by a select number of clubs and city teams, it reached a remarkable projection, bringing together 64 participants in its latest editions. Due to its repercussion, the then president of the continental body Artemio Franchi decided to create a new competition that would bring together those clubs without UEFA representation for their international projection.

Faced in direct playoffs - with the away goal rule to elucidate possible ties—, began his first edition in September 1971 with 64 teams from 32 federations at a time when European football was dominated by the North, and more specifically by English, Dutch and German clubs. As for the first season, two clubs from the same federation reached the final, England, a circumstance that occurred for the first time in a European competition. The Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club they faced a double party, as was established in the foundational bases. In the first leg meeting the «spurs»They won 1-2 what added to 1-1 in White hart lane gave them the victory by a 3-2 aggregate and thus lift the first trophy in dispute, thanks mainly to the performances during the Irish goalkeeper's tournament Pat jennings, ultimately one of the best players in the club's history Londoner.

Mönchengladbach's "Foals"

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The German Jupp Heynckes, one of the leading figures of the tournament.

In the next edition, although it was again a British club that won the victory, the Liverpool Football Club de Kevin keegan y John benjamin toshack that was about to mark an era in European football, was the beginning of the outstanding development of the Borussia VfL Monchengladbach de Jupp Heynckes in the competition. Before, the «reds»Had eliminated the reigning champions in the semifinals after a global tie at two goals thanks to the away goal rule. The game of the Germans, fast, young, dynamic and offensive that made them be referred to as "colts" from now on, could not overcome the final in the second leg ending with a 3-2 for the English, but it did take them to play five European finals in eight years.

With the absences of the two finalists in 1973-74 for playing the European Cup and the Recopa, was the Feyenoord Dutch who won the third cup in contention. As happened the previous year, the defending champion could not defend the title, but he did come close to achieving Tottenham Hotspur being the first to do so twice in reaching the final, but a 4-2 on aggregate deprived the English team of such a possibility and despite the fact that the final was not decided until the second leg played in Rotterdam, with local victory. It should be noted that the winner's squad still included some players who had conquered the 1970 European Cup. The three nations, England, Germany and the Netherlands, were dominant at the start of the competition, and again at the next year another outstanding moment of the competition was reached when Borussia Mönchengladbach repeated their presence in the final, this time achieving the title. The group, in which players such as Uli Stielike, Bert Vogts, rainer bonhof, Allan simonsen o Henning Jensen, commanded by Jupp Heynckes after the departure of Gunter Netzer, a benchmark for the team, won by a resounding 1-5 in the second leg against the Football Club Twente in rival field. Heynckes scored three goals in the final and added a total of eleven in the edition. With the departure of his coach Hennes Weisweiler Course to Barcelona, Who seemed to resent the game of the Teutons, was however not affected by the arrival of Udo Latteck and ended up making them one of the benchmarks in Europe, with the permission of Liverpool FC, which would be the greatest exponent at the time.

Were those of Merseyside the first to repeat the title after defeating the Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging by 3-2. It was his second continental title, followed by two more of the European Cup for a series of three in a row that placed him as the best club of the moment and as successor Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax and Fußball-Club Bayern, who disputed the German supremacy with Borussia Mönchengladbach. Curiously, it was Liverpool and Mönchengladbach who disputed the final of the 1977 European Cup, Perhaps the reason why the end of the UEFA Cup of the same year It was the first in which two teams from southern Europe managed to reach the final.

The Italians of the Juventus Football Club thus achieved, and after several attempts, their first continental title by defeating the Spaniards of the Athletic Club de Bilbao. The "bianconeri»They won in the first leg with a single goal from Marco Tardelli, While in the San Mamés Stadium the Basques won insufficiently by 2-1 with goals from Ignacio Churruca y Carlos Ruiz, by the away goal rule. Al Athletic, made up of illustrious players such as José Ángel Iribar, Txetxu Red, Javier Irureta o Dani Ruiz-Bazan, European competitions resisted him despite the successes in his country, a situation that over the years became the great thorn of the historic Spanish club. Dino zoff, Claudius Gentile, Gaetano scirea and Tardelli himself, who were the basis of the Italian national team that achieved the 1982 World Cup.

Subsequently, Philips Sport Vereniging, Eintracht Frankfurt Fussball e Ipswich Town Football Club they respectively achieved a new trophy for the showcases of the Netherlands, Germany and England endorsing their authority in the decade and in the competition. However, it was Borussia Mönchengladbach who once again excelled by winning their second title and losing a third to their compatriots in Frankfurt - runners-up in the 1960 European Cup-, and with what became the first club that acceded to a final as current champion, and therefore the one that to date was closest to revalidating the title, already with Heynckes as coach and with a young Lothar Matthaus as team leader. "Los potros" thus closed the best sporting stage of the Teutonic club, which nevertheless still enjoyed remarkable moments in the following decade. The Sporting Club Bastiais French and the Fudbalski klub Crvena Zvezda yugoslavianen: Red Star Football Club) were the ones who managed to appear in the final of a competition that dominated the three aforementioned territories, which added to the Alkmaar Zaanstreek as a finalist.

From North to South (1980-88)

The Göteborg and the Madrid of the «Quinta de El Buitre»

El IFK Göteborg, commanded by Sven-Goran Eriksson, beat the Hamburg SV in the two duels played (1-0 in Sweden and 3-0 in Germany) at the end of 1982.

The following year, Eriksson himself reached a final of the tournament, although this time he did it with the Benfica Portuguese. Unfortunately, the Lusitanians lost in the final to the Anderlecht de Belgium (1-0 for the Belgians at home and 1-1 in Lisbon).

In 1984, with Enzo Scifo, morten olsen y Frank vercauteren, Anderlecht returned to contest the final, but this time they could not against English Tottenham. Despite the fact that in both games they tied to a goal, the penalty shoot-out decided the achievement of the trophy. The 4-3 in the pitches favored the spurs, thanks to the failures of Olsen and Arnór Gudjonsen.

The next two years (1985 y 1986), the dominance in the competition ended in the Real Madrid, thus becoming the first team to win the UEFA Cup two years in a row. In 1985, with Manuel Sanchis, Chendo, José Antonio Camacho, Míchel, Emilio Butterflyño and the Argentine Jorge Valdano, among others, won the title after defeating the Videoton de Hungary by 0-3 in Hungarian lands in the first leg, although in the Santiago Bernabeu they fell 0-1 on the return leg. The subsequent season, led by the famous Mexican striker Hugo Sanchez, repeated the success after defeating the FC Cologne German 5-1 in the first leg in the Santiago Bernabeu and then be defeated 2-0 in the return leg in Germany.

In 1987, IFK Göteborg won the tournament for the second time after winning at Dundee United Scottish. The latter reached the final after eliminating the FC Barcelona former champion Borussia Mönchengladbach in the quarterfinals and semifinals.

In 1988, the Bayer Leverkusen champion was proclaimed after reaching the penalty shoot-out against him Barcelona Spanish, Consisting of Ernesto Valverde y Pichi Alonso among others, and with Javier Clemente as a coach. The first leg had ended in triumph parakeet 3-0, the same result achieved by the German club in the second leg in Leverkusen. The series of penalty kicks ended with a score of 3-2 in favor of the Germans, after the failures of Santiago Urquiaga, Manuel Zuniga y Sebastian Losada.

Italy, epicenter of European football (1988-99)

The Maradona current

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Celebration of 1994. Inter de Milan won three titles during the 1990s.

In 1989, with the Argentine Diego Maradona and the brazilians Alemão y Careca as figures, the Naples won the championship after beating the VfB Stuttgart. A 2-1 in Naples and a dramatic three-goal tie at the Neckarstadion were enough for the sky-blue team to beat the German side.

Italian dominance in the UEFA Cup continued for two more years, with the Juventus Turin and Inter de Milan. Those from Piedmont won in 1990 in a purely Italian final, before the Fiorentina by 3-1, with the presence of Stefano tacconi in goal, Rui Barros in the midfield and Salvatore schillaci y Pierluigi casiraghi in the front. The return ended with a goalless draw at Avellino, as the Florence stadium was sanctioned and they had to resort to the bell city.

The following year, the Inter de Milan extended Italian dominance with his triumph over the Rome, in another transalpine final. Picture nerazuro had in its ranks Walter Zenga, Giuseppe Bergomi (the only three-time UEFA Cup champion with the same club) and the German 1990 world champions Lothar Matthaus y Andreas Brehme. In Milan, the Interistas won 2-0, and in the return leg the Romans won by a goal to nil.

En 1992, another Italian team reached the final: the Torino FC. However, the Turinese only managed to draw at home against him Ajax Amsterdam (2-2), a result that remained on the aggregate scoreboard, allowing the Dutch to win the cup.

La Juventus the following year returned to green the laurels against the Borussia Dortmund, in a final that the painting bianconero won in both games (1-3 in Germany and a resounding 3-0 in Delle alpi).

En 1994, Inter Milan won the title again with a 1-0 double against SV Casino Salzburg (currently Red Bull Salzburg).

El Parma became the new champion in 1995, after winning the Ennio Tardini Stadium for a goal to zero at Juventus. The return, which ended with a one-goal draw, was played in a curious way in Milan.

En 1996, Bayern Munich was consecrated with the crown after defeating the Girondins of Bordeaux, French club that had in its ranks players such as future world champions Bixente Lizarazu and the winner of a Golden Ball, Zinedine Zidane. In Germany, Bayern won in the first leg by 2-0, and in the second leg at Parc-Lescure in Bordeaux by 1-3.

In the following 1996/97 season, it was another German club that won the title: the Schalke 04. The mineros they beat the Parkstadion 1-0 at Inter de Milan, and the Lombards tied the final on the second leg. Again it was the penalties that decided the winner. Schalke took the victory, thanks to the intervention of the goalkeeper Jens Lehmann.

Since the 1997/98 campaign, the final has been played in a single match, in a neutral stadium that UEFA decides before the start of the championship. Under this change, the Inter de Milan sneaked back into the final, against the Lazio of Rome, being the fourth Italian final of this competition. The match, played in the Princes Park de Paris, opted for the side of the «» Nerazurri »», who beat the Roman team 3-0, with goals from Ivan Zamorano, Javier Zanetti y Ronaldo.

In the 1998/99 season, the Parma FC returned to a UEFA final with some of his figures, such as Gianluigi Buffon in goal; Lilian Thuram y Fabio Cannavaro in defence; Dino baggio y Juan Sebastián Verón in the center of the field; Y Hernán Crespo, Enrico Chiesa y Faustino Asprilla in attack. The final score was 3-0 against the Olympique de Marseille, In the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium de Moscow.

Spanish supremacy (2000-2020)

With the integration in 1999, European Cup Winners' Cup In this competition, the national cup champions of each country went on to qualify for the UEFA Cup. Also the third of each group of the first phase of the Champions League, go on to play the third round of the UEFA Cup. Precisely the end of the edition 1999/2000, was played between two teams eliminated that same season from the top European competition, the Arsenal english and the Galatasaray turkish in the Parken Stadion de Copenhagen. After a goalless draw for 90 minutes and extra time, the penalty shoot-out was once again decisive. The Turks prevailed 4-1 and became the first team from their country to win a European competition.

In 2001 Liverpool managed to win in an agonizing final at Deportivo Alavés Spanish, a club that became the sensation of the tournament. Those from Vitoria reached the final, played in Dortmund, after eliminating the Inter de Milan in the round of XNUMX, in the quarterfinals Vallecano Ray and in the semifinals at 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In the final, the English won 3-1 in the first half, and in the second half there was a four-goal tie. But an own goal of Delfi Geli against the Basques three minutes from the end of overtime left the Spanish team unable to lift the title.

In 2002, the Feyenoord was returning to an international final after 28 years. On May 8 of that year, those of Rotterdam were able to lift the continental title against the Borussia Dortmund, and they did it at home. The final result was a 3-2 for the Dutch, who had in the squad Jon Dahl Tomasson y Robin van Persie like stars.

En 2003, Port won his first international title since 1987, with an incipient Jose Mourinho as a coach. On May 21, the Celtic Glasgow, in the final played in the La Cartuja Stadium de Sevilla 3-2, after the Brazilian's goal derley Scored in the 10th minute of the second half of overtime.

En 2004, Valencia champion was proclaimed after winning the final on May 19 in the Ullevi Stadium de Göteborg, Olympique de Marseille 2-0, with goals from Vicente y Mixed. The Valencian coach Rafa Benítez, would raise the following year the Champions League with the Liverpool, emulating the consecutive continental double of Mourinho en 2003 y 2004.

The "Sevilla de Monchi" and Atlético del "cholismo"

In the season 2004/05, is introduced for the first time in the history of the competition, a group stage prior to knockout phase. The group stage consisted of 40 teams divided into eight groups, with five members per group. The first three were automatically classified to the next round, where the first of each group played against a third from another group -as long as they were not from the same country or group-, and the second best played against the third group of the first Champions League phase. Under this new format, in the final played in the José Alvalade Stadium de Lisboa, CSKA Moscow won 3-1 to a Sporting, who could not achieve in his own stadium, a European title that has resisted him since the 1964 Recopa.

En 2006, Sevilla it won the first of its six titles in this competition, which make it the most successful club in this tournament. The Hispanics, who were celebrating the club's centenary that year, prevailed in the final played on May 10 at the Philips Stadium de Eindhoven al Middlesbrough English, by a resounding 4-0, with two goals from Maresca, one of Luis Fabiano and another Kanouté.

En 2007, Sevilla reissue title. In the first final contested by two Spanish teams in the competition, and second in the history of continental competitions after that of 2000 In the Champions League, Sevilla won their second consecutive title. The final, played on May 16, 2007 at the Hampden Park de Glasgow, faced the Barcelona Spanish before him Sevilla, being the second final in their history for both clubs in this competition. The ninety regulatory minutes ended 1-1, with goals from Adriano for Sevilla and Riera for Spanish. In the thirty minute overtime, Kanouté for Hispanics and jonatas for Barcelona, ​​they tied it 2-2 at the end of 120 minutes in extra time, and led to the resolution of the title on penalties. The sevillista goalkeeper palop (who scored a decisive goal in the round of XNUMX), stopped three shots, making Sevilla the second team to revalidate the title the following season, after the two consecutive Real Madrid en 1985 y 1986.

The international surprise returned to install itself in the 2007/08 campaign, with the unknown FK ZenitTrained by Dick advocaat, and that surpassed Villarreal Spanish in the round of round of XNUMX; to the Olympique Marseille in eighths; in quarters to Bayer Leverkusen and in the semifinals to the then favorite Bayern Munich. With an offensive and very suspicious style of play, he entered the continental final held in Manchester, before him Glasgow Rangers. A 2-0 in the final moments of the match allowed the Russians to be crowned continental champions, becoming the second club from their country to win a UEFA competition.

The 2008/09 season ended the UEFA Cup, as from the 2009/10 season it was renamed the UEFA Europa League. The last match played before the format change was the final held between the Shakhtar Donetsk and Werder Bremen in the stadium Şükrü Saracoglu de Istanbul with a final result of victory by 2-1 for the Ukrainian team, being the first triumph of a team from their country after its independence.

The new decade began with the competition being renamed the 'UEFA Europa League' and with a series of changes to it, which included a 12-group first phase consisting of 48 participants. In the final, the Atletico Madrid, a team that reached the round of XNUMX after taking third place in the group stage of the Champions League, faced the tournament reveal, a modest Fulham FC that defeated theoretically superior teams on its way, such as the Juventus or Hamburg. The two goals scored by the Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan they were key to giving the rojiblancos victory in a match that was decided in extra time after finishing regulation time with a XNUMX-XNUMX draw.

The 2010/11 season hosted a new final between teams from the same country, this time Portuguese. The Porto Football Club champion was proclaimed after beating in the Dublin final at Sporting Braga, thanks to the lonely goal of Radamel Falcao. The Colombian surpassed, with 17 goals the record of the alemán Jurgen Klinsmann of goals scored in one edition of the competition, while the Dragões coach, André Villas Boas, at the age of 33, he became the youngest coach to win a league title. UEFA.

The following year Falcao was once again the star and top scorer of the competition in the 2011-12 season, this time in the ranks of Atlético de Madrid. The mattress team took the trophy only two years after their first triumph by thrashing the Athletic Club 3-0 in the second final between Spanish teams, after a campaign in which they achieved the record for consecutive victories in European competition, adding twelve consecutive wins, one more than FC Barcelona y Ajax Amsterdam, who have eleven victories each.

The following year the final took place in the Amsterdam Arena of the Netherlands, where he Chelsea FC won 2-1 at Benfica, with a goal of Branislav Ivanovic in the last minute of the game.

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Players Sevilla FC celebrating the 2015 championship. The Spanish club is the most awarded in the competition with 6 titles.

In 2014 the final is held in the Juventus Stadium from the city of Turin, where after the 0-0 with which the match and overtime conclude, the Sevilla FC champion is proclaimed for the third time, after winning the Benfica in the penalty shootout (4-2), with goals from Carlos Bacca, Stéphane M'Bia, "Coke" Andújarand Kevin Gameiro.

In 2015 the final is held in the Stadion Narodowy de Warsaw between Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Ukrainian and the champion of the previous year, the Sevilla FC. The match ended 3-2 in favor of Sevilla. The goals were scored by the Colombian Carlos Bacca twice and another of Grzegorz Krychowiak while for Dnipro they marked Kalinic y Ruslan Rotan. With that victory, the Sevilla FC became the only team to have won the Europa League four times, a historic milestone.

May 18, 2016 at the stadium St Jakob Park, Basel, the final of the 2015/16 edition was played, between the Liverpool FC and Sevilla FC The match ended with the result of 3-1 in favor of the sevillistas, with a comeback from the initial goal of the Liverpool, annotated by Sturridge. Kevin Gameiro tied the game at the start of the second half, and subsequently "Coke" Andújar scored a double, thus increasing the number of Sevilla trophies in this competition, being the first team in the history of the Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup, to win 5 titles, the last 3 in a row.

May 24, 2017 at the stadium Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden, the final of the Europa League was played, between the Manchester United FC and Amsterdam Ajax. The match ended with the result of 2-0 in favor of the English team, the goals were scored by Paul Pogba y Henrij Mkhitarian, obtaining his first title in this competition.

May 16, 2018 will be remembered as the day that Atlético de Madrid won its third Europa League after defeating 3-0 in the final. Olympique de Marseille in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais of France. Antoine Griezmann twice and Gabi fernandez they were the authors of the "mattress" goals.

On May 29, 2019 at the Baku Olympic Stadium, Azerbaiyán, the final of the Europa League was played, between the Chelsea fc and Arsenal FC The match ended 4-1 in favor of Chelsea, thus obtaining their second title in this tournament, in the first final between teams from the same city, London.

On August 21 of the following year it took place in the German city of Colonia the final between the Sevilla Football Club and Internazionale Football Club, the two most successful clubs of the tournament, in which it was an atypical season due to the global viral pandemicOf severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 which forced the suspension and / or delay of many sports competitions. After the resumption of the same single match since the quarterfinals, the Spanish team was proclaimed winner by a result of 3-2, winning their sixth title in six disputed finals.

Competition system

Participants and format

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Tournament logo in 2009-15.

193 teams participate in this tournament: The champions of the respective cup competitions in each country, the best classified from the different leagues, which lagged behind those who did so for the Champions League, and some from different phases of the same Champions League that were eliminated. In addition, three more teams are added according to the UEFA Fair Play Ranking. Since the 1971/72 season, only 64 direct elimination teams have participated, before proceeding with the various changes in the competition.

  • Since the 1997/98 season, the final is played to a single match on neutral ground.
  • Since the 1999/2000 season, the participation of the different cup champions (after the Recopa's disappearance) has been allowed, in addition to the inclusion of the best third-party of the Champions League.
  • In the 2004/05 campaign the group stage was introduced, with 40 teams divided into eight groups.
  • In the 2009/10 campaign, the number of participants in the group phase increased, reaching 48 teams divided into twelve groups.

The UEFA Europa League consists of four previous knockout rounds (the last of which is considered a play-off round) and the UEFA Europa League itself. This final phase of the tournament is made up of a group phase (twelve groups of four teams each) in which each club faces each of its three rivals in a double round (six rounds) and a series of knockouts that range from the round of XNUMX, all of them roundtrip except the final, which is played as a single match in a stadium previously designated by the UEFA.

In the direct round-trip qualifiers, the team that has scored the fewest goals after the two games is eliminated. If both teams had achieved the same number of goals, the one who had conceded the fewest goals in their fiefdom would be able to go to the next round. If this did not determine a winner, an overtime consisting of two halves of 15 minutes each would be played at the end of the second leg. If during the extra periods both teams score the same number of goals, the away goal rule would be applied again, with which the team that played that second leg as a visitor would qualify for the next round. In the event that the extension passed without goals, it would finally be resorted to the penalty shootout.

During the group stage each victory adds 3 points; each tie, 1; and a defeat, 0. The first two of each group (24 teams in total) go to the next round, which together with the 8 third-party of the UEFA Champions League make up the 32 participants of the round of XNUMX. If two or more teams have the same number of points within the same group, the following criteria determine the ranking order (in descending order):

a) Greater number of points obtained in the group matches played between the teams in question;
b) Greater goal difference in group matches played between the teams in question;
c) Greater number of goals scored away from home in group matches played between the teams in question;
d) Greater goal difference in all group matches;
e) Greater number of goals scored in all group matches;
f) Best coefficient (achieved over the last 5 years in the Champions League and the Europa League).

Champion Emblems and Trophy

The trophy was designed and created by Milano Bertoni for the final of the first edition in 1972. It weighs 15 kilos and is made of silver on a yellow marble pedestal with copper color and green details. Article 11.03 of the current regulations of the competition, valid since 2015, specifies that “any club that wins the trophy three consecutive or five alternate times receives special recognition. After this cycle of three successive victories or five in total, the club in question begins a new cycle of zero. The only club that has achieved such recognition is the Sevilla Football Club after winning in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Champion Emblems

Since the beginning of the 2018-19 season, and similar to the Champions League, the clubs have the right to wear the multiple-winner badge on the left sleeve of the shirt. In order to obtain it, they must win three consecutive trophies or, failing that, five alternate trophies, having a design of a Oval in a vertical position with a silver background, containing in its interior in white, the current logo of the silhouette of the competition trophy and the number of titles won by the club, with the official UEFA typography.

The count to receive the badge does not start over when a team achieves one of these cycles, but is maintained.

A club received the emblem automatically in 2019 for the achievements achieved until then:

  • Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla Football Club (emblem of 5 cups after winning the editions of 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016; being added later 1 more to carry an emblem of 6 glasses after the edition of 2020).

Anthem

The so-called 'anthem' of the UEFA Europa League, composed of Yohann Zveig, does not have a letter and is recognized in such a way by the president and directors of the competition.
It has been used since 2009, in which it was performed for the first time by the Paris Orchestra.
As of 2015, the anthem changed to a very different one, composed by Michel Kadelbach, at the same time that the logo changed. Even so, for the 2018-2019 edition, MassiveMusic once again made a different "anthem", to follow the new visual identity of the Europa League, more dynamic and frenetic.

History

For a better detail of the finals see UEFA Europa League finalists

Until the 1996-97 edition, the final was played in a double game. Since then, much like the UEFA Champions League, a venue for a single final match has been assigned to decide the title.

Names and flags according to the time.

UEFA Cup
Season Champion Result runner-up Notes
1971-72 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 - 1, 1 - 1 Flag of England.svg Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
First final between teams from the same country and first undefeated champion.
1972-73 Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC 3 - 0, 0 - 2 Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach  
1973-74 Flag of the Netherlands.svg SC Feyenoord 2 - 2, 2 - 0 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC  
1974-75 Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach 0 - 0, 5 - 1 Flag of the Netherlands.svg FC Twente  
1975-76 Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC 3 - 2, 1 - 1 Flag of Belgium civil.svg Club Brugge KV  
1976-77 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC 1 - 0, 1 - 2 (v.) Flag of Spain 1945–1977.svg Athletic Club
First final resolved by the away goal rule.
1977-78 Flag of the Netherlands.svg PSV Eindhoven 0 - 0, 3 - 0 Flag of France.svg SC Bastia  
1978-79 Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach 1 - 1, 1 - 0 Flag of Yugoslavia 1946-1992.svg FK Red Star  
1979-80 Flag of Germany.svg Eintracht Frankfurt 2 - 3, 1 - 0 (v.) Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach
First final between German teams.
1980-81 Flag of England.svg Ipswich Town FC 3 - 0, 2 - 4 Flag of the Netherlands.svg AZ Alkmaar  
1981-82 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Göteborg 1 - 0, 3 - 0 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburger SV  
1982-83 Flag of Belgium civil.svg RSC Anderlecht 1 - 0, 1 - 1 Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica  
1983-84 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 - 1, 1 - 1 (4-3 pen.) Flag of Belgium civil.svg RSC Anderlecht
First final between champions and decided by penalty kicks.
1984-85 Flag of Spain.svg real Madrid FC 3 - 0, 0 - 1 Flag of Hungary.svg Videoton FC  
1985-86 Flag of Spain.svg real Madrid FC 5 - 1, 0 - 2 Flag of Germany.svg FC Cologne
First defense of the title.
1986-87 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Göteborg 1 - 0, 1 - 1 Flag of Scotland.svg Dundee United FC
1987-88 Flag of Germany.svg Bayer Leverkusen 0 - 3, 3 - 0 (3-2 pen.) Flag of Spain.svg RCD Espanyol  
1988-89 Flag of Italy.svg SSC Napoli 2 - 1, 3 - 3 Flag of Germany.svg VfB Stuttgart  
1989-90 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC 3 - 1, 0 - 0 Flag of Italy.svg AC Fiorentina
1st final between Italian teams.
1990-91 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale 2 - 0, 0 - 1 Flag of Italy.svg AS Roma
Record of consecutive championships of the same country.
1991-92 Flag of the Netherlands.svg AFC Ajax 2 - 2, 0 - 0 (v.) Flag of Italy.svg Torino FC
1992-93 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC 3 - 1, 3 - 0 Flag of Germany.svg BV Borussia
1993-94 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale 1 - 0, 1 - 0 Flag of Austria.svg Casino Salzburg
1994-95 Flag of Italy.svg Parma FC 1 - 0, 1 - 1 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC
Record of consecutive championships of the same shared country.
1995-96 Flag of Germany.svg FC Bayern 2 - 0, 3 - 1 Flag of France.svg FC Girondins de Bordeaux
1996-97 Flag of Germany.svg FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 1 - 0, 0 - 1 (4-1 pen.) Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale
1997-98 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale 3-0 Flag of Italy.svg SS Lazio
First single match final.
1998-99 Flag of Italy.svg Parma FC 3-0 Flag of France.svg Olympique de Marseille
1999-00 Flag of Turkey.svg Galatasaray SK 0-0 4 - 1 pen.) Flag of England.svg Arsenal FC
From this season the tournament becomes the 2nd of importance in UEFA.
2000-01 Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC 5-4 (pro.) Flag of Spain.svg Deportivo Alavés
First final decided in extra time.
2001-02 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Feyenoord Rotterdam 3-2 Flag of Germany.svg BV Borussia
Longer time between two titles of a club. Undefeated champion.
2002-03 Flag of Portugal.svg FC Porto 3-2 (pro.) Flag of Scotland.svg Celtic FC
2003-04 Flag of Spain.svg Valencia CF 2-0 Flag of France.svg Olympique de Marseille
2004-05 Flag of Russia.svg PFK CSKA Moskva 3-1 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP
2005-06 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 4-0 Flag of England.svg Middlesbrough FC
2006-07 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 2-2 3 - 1 pen.) Flag of Spain.svg RCD Espanyol
First final between Spanish teams.
2007-08 Flag of Russia.svg FK Zenit 2-0 Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers FC
2008-09 Flag of Ukraine.svg FK Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 (pro.) Flag of Germany.svg SV Werder Bremen
UEFA Europa League
2009-10 Flag of Spain.svg Atletico Madrid 2-1 (pro.) Flag of England.svg Fulham FC
Restructuring of the competition.
2010-11 Flag of Portugal.svg FC Porto 1-0 Flag of Portugal.svg SC Braga
First final between Portuguese teams.
2011-12 Flag of Spain.svg Atletico Madrid 3-0 Flag of Spain.svg Athletic Club
2012-13 Flag of England.svg Chelsea fc 2-1 Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica
2013-14 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 0-0 4 - 2 pen.) Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica
Record of lost finals.
2014-15 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 3-2 Flag of Ukraine.svg FK Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
2015-16 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 3-1 Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC
Record in consecutive titles from the same club and from the same country (shared).
2016-17 Flag of England.svg Manchester United FC 2-0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg AFC Ajax
2017-18 Flag of Spain.svg Atletico Madrid 3-0 Flag of France.svg Olympique de Marseille
Shared final loss record.
2018-19 Flag of England.svg Chelsea fc 4-1 Flag of England.svg Arsenal FC
First final between teams from the same city. Undefeated champion.
2019-20 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 3-2 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale
Eliminatory format shortened and restricted to the public during their dispute.
2020-21 Flag of Spain.svg Villarreal CF 1-1 11 - 10 pen.) Flag of England.svg Manchester United FC
Undefeated champion and longest penalty shootout in the competition.
2021-22

Final report: pro. = Extension, pen. = Penalties, des. = Tiebreaker match.

History

The most successful team in the history of the competition unifying the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League is the Sevilla Football Club with six titles. 29 clubs among all the historical participants in the competition have managed to proclaim themselves winners, while thirty-two more for a total of sixty complete the list of clubs with a presence in a final. Among them, Spanish clubs dominate with seventeen presences. The Spanish are also the clubs that have achieved the most titles with thirteen, and together with Germans and English they are the ones who contribute the most different champion clubs with five each.

Team Securities Runners-up Champion years Runner-up years
Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 6 -
2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020
-
Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale 3 2
1991, 1994, 1998
1997, 2020
Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC 3 1
1977, 1990, 1993
1995
Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC 3 1
1973, 1976, 2001
2016
Flag of Spain.svg Atletico Madrid 3 -
2010, 2012, 2018
-
Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 2
1975, 1979
1973, 1980
Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 1
1972, 1984
1974
Flag of Spain.svg real Madrid FC 2 -
1985, 1986
-
Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Göteborg 2 -
1982, 1987
-
Flag of Italy.svg Parma FC 2 -
1995, 1999
-
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Feyenoord Rotterdam 2 -
1974, 2002
-
Flag of Portugal.svg FC Porto 2 -
2003, 2011
-
Flag of England.svg Chelsea fc 2 -
2013, 2019
-
Flag of Belgium civil.svg RSC Anderlecht 1 1
1983
1984
Flag of the Netherlands.svg AFC Ajax 1 1
1992
2017
Flag of England.svg Manchester United FC 1 1
2017
2021
Flag of the Netherlands.svg PSV Eindhoven 1 -
1978
-
Flag of Germany.svg Eintracht Frankfurt 1 -
1980
-
Flag of England.svg Ipswich Town FC 1 -
1981
-
Flag of Germany.svg Bayer Leverkusen 1 -
1988
-
Flag of Italy.svg SSC Napoli 1 -
1989
-
Flag of Germany.svg FC Bayern 1 -
1996
-
Flag of Germany.svg FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 1 -
1997
-
Flag of Turkey.svg Galatasaray SK 1 -
2000
-
Flag of Spain.svg Valencia CF 1 -
2004
-
Flag of Russia.svg PFK CSKA Moskva 1 -
2005
-
Flag of Russia.svg FK Zenit 1 -
2008
-
Flag of Ukraine.svg FK Shakhtar Donetsk 1 -
2009
-
Flag of Spain.svg Villarreal CF 1 -
2021
Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica -
3
-
1983, 2013, 2014
Flag of France.svg Olympique de Marseille -
3
-
1999, 2004, 2018
Flag of Germany.svg BV Borussia -
2
-
1993, 2002
Flag of Spain.svg RCD Espanyol -
2
-
1988, 2007
Flag of Spain.svg Athletic Club -
2
-
1977, 2012
Flag of England.svg Arsenal FC -
2
-
2000, 2019
Flag of England.svg Wolverhampton Wanderers FC -
1
-
1972
Flag of the Netherlands.svg FC Twente -
1
-
1975
Flag of Belgium civil.svg Club Brugge KV -
1
-
1976
Flag of France.svg SC Bastia -
1
-
1978
Flag of Serbia.svg FK Red Star -
1
-
1979
Flag of the Netherlands.svg AZ Alkmaar -
1
-
1981
Flag of Germany.svg Hamburger SV -
1
-
1982
Flag of Hungary.svg Videoton FC -
1
-
1985
Flag of Germany.svg FC Cologne -
1
-
1986
Flag of Scotland.svg Dundee United FC -
1
-
1987
Flag of Germany.svg VfB Stuttgart -
1
-
1989
Flag of Italy.svg ACF Fiorentina -
1
-
1990
Flag of Italy.svg AS Roma -
1
-
1991
Flag of Italy.svg Torino FC -
1
-
1992
Flag of Austria.svg Red Bull Salzburg -
1
-
1994
Flag of France.svg FC Girondins de Bordeaux -
1
-
1996
Flag of Italy.svg SS Lazio -
1
-
1998
Flag of Spain.svg Deportivo Alavés -
1
-
2001
Flag of Scotland.svg Celtic FC -
1
-
2003
Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP -
1
-
2005
Flag of England.svg Middlesbrough FC -
1
-
2006
Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers FC -
1
-
2008
Flag of Germany.svg SV Werder Bremen -
1
-
2009
Flag of England.svg Fulham FC -
1
-
2010
Flag of Portugal.svg SC Braga -
1
-
2011
Flag of Ukraine.svg FK Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk -
1
-
2015

Titles by country

Country Securities Subtitles Champion clubs
SpainFlag of Spain.svg Spain 13 5
Sevilla FC (6) Atletico Madrid (3) real Madrid FC (2) Valencia CF (1) y Villarreal CF (1)
EnglandFlag of England.svg England 9 8
Liverpool FC (3) Tottenham FC (2) Chelsea fc (2) Ipswich Town (1) y Manchester United (1)
ItalyFlag of Italy.svg Italy 9 7
Juventus FC (3) FC Internazionale (3) Parma FC (2) y SSC Napoli (1)
GermanyFlag of Germany.svg Germany 6 8
Borussia Mönchengladbach (2) Eintracht Frankfurt (1) Bayer Leverkusen (1) FC Bayern (1) y Gelsenkirchen-Schalke (1)
NetherlandsFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 4 3
Feyenoord Rotterdam (2) PSV Eindhoven (1) y AFC Ajax (1)
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 2 5
FC Porto (2)
RussiaFlag of Russia.svg Russia 2 -
PFC CSKA Moskva (1) y FK Zenit (1)
SwedenFlag of Sweden.svg Sweden 2 -
IFK Göteborg (2)
Flag of Belgium civil.svg Belgium 1 2
RSC Anderlecht (1)
UkraineFlag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine 1 1
FK Shakhtar Donetsk (1)
TurkeyFlag of Turkey.svg Turkey 1 -
Galatasaray SK (1)
Flag of France.svg France - 5 -
ScotlandFlag of Scotland.svg Scotland - 3 -
HungaryFlag of Hungary.svg Hungary - 1 -
AustriaFlag of Austria.svg Austria - 1 -
SerbiaFlag of Serbia.svg Serbia - 1 -

Statistics

For a complete statistical summary of the competition see UEFA Europa League statistics

Historical classification

The 236 points achieved by the Internazionale Football Club they place the historical classification of the competition as the leader among the 983 teams that have ever participated in it. 18 points below is the second classified, the Sporting Clube de Portugal, in turn 16 points above the third, the Sevilla Football Club, most awarded club of the tournament.


Note: Historical scoring system of 2 points per win. On Cursive teams without participation in the present edition.

Pos Club temp Points PJ PG PE PP Pts. X3 Securities % Success 1 % Success 2
1 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale 28 236 191 96 44 51 332 3 6.12 10.71
2 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP 34 218 184 89 40 55 307 0 0
3 Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 15 202 145 86 30 29 288 6 12.24 40
4 Flag of Belgium civil.svg Club Brugge KV 31 199 180 79 41 60 278 0 0
5 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC 15 192 140 78 36 26 270 2 4.08 13.33
6 Flag of the Netherlands.svg PSV Eindhoven 24 188 155 76 36 43 264 1 2.04 4.17
7 Flag of Belgium civil.svg RSC Anderlecht 21 184 154 73 38 43 257 1 2.04 4.76
8 Flag of the Netherlands.svg AFC Ajax 27 172 143 73 26 44 245 1 2.04 3.7
9 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus FC 14 170 120 75 20 25 245 3 6.12 21.43
= Flag of France.svg FC Girondins de Bordeaux 22 170 142 71 28 43 232 0 0

 

Actualizado end of season 2019-20.

Historic scorers table

For a complete detail see Top scorers in the UEFA Europa League.

The top scorer of the tournament is the Swede Henrik Larsson with 40 goals, followed by the Dutch Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, the Colombian Radamel Falcao and Spanish Aritz Aduriz with 34, 31 and 31 goals respectively, being also the only players to surpass the thirty goal barrier in the history of the competition.

It should also be noted among the top scorers to German Jupp Heynckes for being the player with the best scoring average in the competition with 1,10 goals per game, ahead of the aforementioned Falcao who has an average of 0,91 goals per game, and 0,81 for the German Dieter Muller.

Final report: Accounted for the matches and goals in previous rounds. On bold font active players in Europe and current club.

Pos Player G. PJ avg Debut (Debut team) Other clubs
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Henrik Larsson 40 56 0.71 1996 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Feyenoord Celtic FC, Helsingborgs IF
2 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 34 54 0.63 2004-05 Flag of the Netherlands.svg SC Heerenveen AFC Ajax, FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke
3 Flag of Colombia.svg Radamel Falcao 31 34 0.91 2010-11 Flag of Portugal.svg FC Porto Atletico Madrid
= Flag of Spain.svg Aritz Aduriz 31 47 0.66 2011-12 Flag of Spain.svg Valencia CF Athletic Club
5 Flag of Germany.svg Dieter Muller 29 36 0.81 1973 Flag of Germany.svg FC Cologne VfB Stuttgart, FC Girondins de Bordeaux
6 Flag of Georgia.svg Shota arveladze 27 45 0.60 1993 Flag of Georgia.svg SK Dinamo Tbilisi Trabzonspor Kulübü, AFC Ajax, Rangers FC, Alkmaar Zaanstreek
7 Flag of France.svg Kevin Gameiro 26 57 0.46 2005-06 Flag of France.svg RC Strasbourg Paris Saint-Germain FC, Sevilla FC, Atletico Madrid, Valencia CF
8 Flag of England.svg Jermain Defoe 25 41 0.61 2006-07 Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC Portsmouth FC, Rangers FC
= Flag of Italy.svg Alessandro Altobelli 25 55 0.45 1994 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale Juventus FC
= Flag of Croatia.svg Mladen Petric 25 72 0.35 2004 Flag of Switzerland.svg Grasshopper-CZ FC Basel, Hamburger SV, Panathinaikós AO
11 Flag of Peru.svg Claudio Pizarro 24 33 0.73 1999-00 Flag of Germany.svg SV Werder Bremen
= Flag of Brazil.svg Vagner Love 24 40 0.60 2004-05 Flag of Russia.svg PFC CSKA Beşiktaş JK
13 Flag of Germany.svg Jupp Heynckes 23 21 1.10 1972-73 Flag of Germany.svg Borussia VfL Monchengladbach
= Flag of Paraguay.svg Oscar Cardozo 23 60 0.38 2007-08 Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica Trabzonspor Kulübü, Olympiakos Peiraios
= Flag of Macedonia.svg Ivan Trickovsky 23 61 0.38 2005-06 Flag of Macedonia.svg FK Vardar
= Flag of Greece.svg Dimitris Salpingidis 23 76 0.30 1999 Flag of Greece.svg PAOK Panathinaikós AO

Statistics updated until the last game played on 1th October 2020.

Henrik Larsson 2 cropped

Henrik Larsson, top scorer of the competition.

Players with the highest number of matches played

For a complete detail see Players with the most appearances in the UEFA Europa League.

The Italian Giuseppe Bergomi is the player who has played the most matches in the competition with 96, followed by 90 Frank Ross, being the only ones to have played more than 90 games. Behind them are bibras natkho with 80 encounters, and João Pereira, with 77, both active.

The previous records count the previous qualifying phases and under the old format of the competition. Without counting these encounters, it is with 61 the Portuguese Daniel Carrico the one that accumulates more presences, ahead of the 57 of Jeremain Lens, Senad Lulic y Andrew Ulmer.

Final report: Accounted for the matches and goals in previous rounds. On bold font active players in the present edition.

Pos Player PJ G. avg Debut (Team) Other clubs
1 Flag of Italy.svg Giuseppe Bergomi 96 0 0 1981-82 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale
2 Flag of Germany.svg Frank Ross 90 0 0 1995-96 Flag of Germany.svg SV Werder FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke, Hamburger SV
3 Flag of Israel.svg bibras natkho 80 14 0.18 2006-07 Flag of Israel.svg Hapoel Tel Aviv FC FK Rubin Kazan, PFC CSKA, Olympiakos Peiraios, FK Partizan
4 Flag of Portugal.svg João Pereira 77 1 0.01 2003-04 Flag of Portugal.svg SL Benfica SC Braga, Sporting CP, Valencia CF, Trabzons by PFT
5 Flag of Greece.svg Dimitris Salpingidis 76 23 0.30 1999-00 Flag of Greece.svg PAOK Thessaloniki FC Panathinaikós AO
6 Flag of Spain.svg Raúl García 74 11 0.15 2005-06 Flag of Spain.svg CA Osasuna Atletico Madrid, Athletic Club
= Flag of Spain.svg Pepe Reina 74 0 0 2000-01 Flag of Spain.svg FC Barcelona Villarreal CF, Liverpool FC, SSC Napoli, AC Milan
= Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jeremain Lens 74 17 0.23 2006-17 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Alkmaar Zaanstreek Philips SV, FK Dynamo Kiev, Fenerbahçe SK, Beşiktaş JK
= Flag of Portugal.svg Rui Patrício 74 0 0 2007-08 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
10 Flag of Portugal.svg Daniel Carrico 73 4 0.05 2009-10 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP Sevilla FC
= Flag of Turkey.svg Mehmet Topal 73 6 0.08 2000-01 Flag of Turkey.svg Galatasaray SK Valencia CF, Fenerbahçe SK, İstanbul Başakşehir FK
12 Flag of Croatia.svg Mladen Petric 72 25 0.35 2001-02 Flag of Switzerland.svg Grasshopper-Club Zurich Fussball Club Basel, Panathinaikós AO
13 Flag of Canada Pantone.svg Atiba Hutchinson 70 3 0.04 2007-08 Flag of Denmark.svg FC København Philips SV, Beşiktaş JK
14 Flag of Italy.svg Walter Zenga 69 0 0 1983-84 Flag of Italy.svg FC Internazionale
= Flag of Portugal.svg João Moutinho 69 1 0.01 2004-05 Flag of Portugal.svg Sporting CP FC Porto, AS Monaco FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
16 Flag of Israel.svg Walid badier 67 6 0.09 1997-98 Flag of Israel.svg Hapoel Petah-Tikvah FC Maccabi Haifa FC, Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC
= Flag of Spain.svg Markel Susaeta 67 11 0.16 2009-10 Flag of Spain.svg Athletic Club
= Flag of Austria.svg Mario sonnleitner 67 4 0.06 2005-06 Flag of Austria.svg Grazer AK SK Sturm Graz, SK Rapid Wien
= Flag of Austria.svg Andrew Ulmer 67 2 0.03 2006-07 Flag of Austria.svg FK Austria Wien FC Red Bull Salzburg
20 Flag of Belgium civil.svg Enzo Scifo 66 13 0.20 1983-84 Flag of Belgium civil.svg RSC Anderlecht
= Flag of Belgium civil.svg Timmy simons 66 5 0.08 2000-01 Flag of Belgium civil.svg Club Brugge KV Philips SV
= Flag of Sweden.svg Stefan ishizaki 66 8 0.12 2000-01 Flag of Sweden.svg Allmänna IK Valerenga Fotball, IF Elfsborg
= Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Rashad Sadygov 66 6 0.09 2001-02 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Neftçi PFK Kayseri SK, Qarabağ FK
= Flag of Denmark.svg Mike Jensen 66 9 0.14 2006-07 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndbyernes IF Rosenborg ballklub, APO Ellinon Lefkosías

Updated statistics at the end of the 2019-20 season.

Bergomi Inter

Giuseppe Bergomi, player with the most matches of the tournament.

Other statistical data

  • Biggest global win: Flag of the Netherlands.svg Feyenoord 21–0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg US Rumelange (9-0 and 12-0) in 1972-73 .
  • Biggest win: Flag of the Netherlands.svg AFC Ajax 14–0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg FA Red Boys Differdange en 1984-85 .
  • Final with the most goals: Flag of England.svg Liverpool FC 5–4 Flag of Spain.svg Deportivo Alavés (9 goals) in 2000-01 .
  • Most goals in a single tournament edition: Flag of Colombia.svg Radamel Falcao of FC Porto with 17 goals in 2010-11 .
  • Highest number of goals scored by a player in a match: 5 goals. Flag of Spain.svg Aritz Aduriz, the Athletic Club, against him KRC Genk en 2016-17 , on November 3, 2016. ^
  • Player with the most titles achieved: 5 titles.

Flag of Spain.svg José Antonio Reyes managed to win 2 titles with Atletico Madrid and 3 titles with Sevilla.

  • Coach with the most titles: Unai Emery with 4.
  • Player with the most titles achieved on the same team: 4 titles.

Flag of Portugal.svg Daniel Carrico managed to win 4 titles with him Sevilla FC

  • Biggest goals in a final:

- Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach 5–1 Flag of the Netherlands.svg FC Twente en 1974-75 .
- Flag of Spain.svg real Madrid FC 5–1 Flag of Germany.svg FC Cologne en 1985-86 .
- Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC 4–0 Flag of England.svg Middlesbrough FC en 2005-06 .

  • Undefeated champions: 7

7 clubs have won the tournament undefeated.

    • Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Göteborg in 1981-82 and 1986-87.
    • Flag of England.svg Tottenham Hotspur FC in 1971-72.
    • Flag of Germany.svg Borussia Mönchengladbach in 1978-79.
    • Flag of Turkey.svg Galatasaray SK in 1999-2000.
    • Flag of the Netherlands.svg Rotterdam Feyenoord in 2001-02.
    • Flag of England.svg Chelsea fc in 2018-19.
    • Flag of Spain.svg Villarreal CF in 2020-21.
  • Consecutive champions:
    • Two-time championships
      • Flag of Spain.svg real Madrid FC in 1984-85 and 1985-86.
      • Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC in 2005-06 and 2006-07.
    • Three-time championships
      • Flag of Spain.svg Sevilla FC in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16.

Economy and Finance

The teams that participate in the first phase of the competition receive 120 euros, those that do so in the second 000 and those that participate in the third 130. In the group phase, a fixed amount of 000 million is received. euros, for each victory they will be added 140 euros and for a draw 000 euros in case of being first in the group will receive 1,3 and second 200. In case of reaching the eighth 000, to quarterfinals 100, semifinalist 000 million, finalist 400 and champion 000. There is a maximum cap of 200 million to which the market share must be added.

Television rights

See also

  • Champions League
  • European Super Cup
  • Intertoto Cup
  • Fairs Cup
  • UEFA club competitions
  • European clubs champions of international competitions
  • World clubs champions of international competitions
  • List of UEFA Cup / Europa League winning coaches

Outlinks

  • Commons-logo.svg Wikimedia Commons hosts a multimedia category on UEFA Europa League.
  • Oficial web page