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Lebouef blasts Fernandes after United lose to Villareal
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Lebouef blasts Fernandes after United lose to Villareal

Frank LeBouef has revealed that he was disappointed and annoyed by Bruno Fernandes' underwhelming performance for Manchester United in the Europa League final against Villareal. The Portuguese star deputized as United captain in the absence of the injured Harry Maguire but was unable to inspire the team to victory which crowned another trophyless season for the Red Devils. The Red Devils appeared to be on course after drawing level through Edinson Cavani but the Yellow Submarines neutralized their threats with ease and triumphed in the ensuing marathon penalty shootout. Fernandes converted his penalty kick to keep the Red Devils on course for the title but was nullified for a very large part of the 120 minutes of action and the former Chelsea star was angered by his constant compl...
Unai Emery is the man of the UEFA Cup/Europa League
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Unai Emery is the man of the UEFA Cup/Europa League

Villareal emerged victoriously over Manchester United in the 2020/21 Europa League final on Wednesday night and the managerial king of the Europa Unai Emery was on hand to put things in place to ensure that his side wrestled the silverware from the Red Devils successfully. Manchester United were favorites going into the game on paper but found themselves a goal down in the first half by a Gerard Moreno goal in the 29th minute. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his men had to fight hard and come from behind to draw level through Edinson Cavani in the 55th minute. One would have thought it would be all Man United from them on, but this was not the case as the Yellow Submarines from Spain were determined to win the trophy and held on till penalties. Meanwhile, this competition has been who...
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Chelsea, Arsenal to return over 6,000 Europa League final tickets to UEFA

A report from The Times suggests that London clubs Arsenal and Chelsea are going to return some of the tickets they were allocated for the Europa League final game in Baku. The two Premier League outfits plan to return a total of over 6,000 tickets having sold just 3,500 and 2,000 respectively. UEFA initially allocated 5,800 tickets each to both Chelsea and Arsenal ahead of the Europa League final in Baku. The number was just 10% of the Stadium's capacity. This was majorly due to the capacity challenges being encountered at the Baku International Airport. READ: https://footiehound.com/joao-cancelo-likely-to-remain-with-juve-amid-united-interest/ A lot of English fans declined to take the trip to Baku due to reasons such as a limited number of flights, the price of airline ...
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Chelsea struggling to sell Europa League final tickets

According to reports, Chelsea are facing a hard time in their bid to sell their allocated tickets for the Europa League final game against Arsenal in Azerbaijan this month. Chelsea were allocated just 5,801 tickets for the final game to be hosted in the 68,700 capacity Olympic Stadium in Baku. Regardless, as claimed by the Evening Standard, just 600 season ticket holders have opted for the tickets thus far, forcing the London outfit to make the sale available to members who do not have any loyalty points. READ: Santi Cazorla recalled by Spain ahead of Euro Qualifiers The Blues will face London Rivals Arsenal who apparently need the trophy more in their quest for UCL qualification. However, the final has been heavily criticized due to the manner of the ticket allocations. Fan...