Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win Europa League VIDEO

30.05.2019 [01:00]
Chelsea have won the Europa League as Maurizio Sarri ends his first season in charge with a trophy. The Blues defeated Arsenal 4-1 in Baku thanks to a brace from Eden Hazard and goals from Olivier Giroud and Pedro. The two sides played out a cagey first half before Giroud glanced home a fine header against his former ...

David Luiz praises mid-season adaptations as key to Europa League Final involvement

29.05.2019 [17:38]
David Luiz has reiterated that winning the Europa League should be seen as an achievement in its own right and not just about the rewards of Champions League qualification. The Blues are already guaranteed their place next season courtesy of a third-place finish in the Premier League ...

Unai Emery: We have two targets, but most important one is possibility to win title and enjoy moment like that

29.05.2019 [16:00]
“We are thinking of our final and we have a big challenge tomorrow. We have two targets, but the most important target is the possibility to win a title and enjoy a moment like that. Each title is very important for a team like Arsenal and Chelsea in ...

Maurizio Sarri issues N'golo Kante injury update

29.05.2019 [15:51]
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri said N’Golo Kante is 50/50 to make tomorrow’s Europa League Final having picked up a knock in training at the weekend. The Chelsea boss reported the latest on Kante at a press conference in Baku before training in the Olympic ...

Eden Hazard: I just want to bring Europa League trophy back to Chelsea

29.05.2019 [15:36]
Eden Hazard may have recorded his most profitable season in terms of goals and assists combined but Chelsea`s no.10 is clear what real success in 2018/19 looks like. It is carrying silverware off the pitch on Wednesday night having defeated Arsenal in Baku ...

Russian tourist: It is very pleasant that UEFA Europa League final will be held in Baku

29.05.2019 [14:51]
“It is very pleasant that the UEFA Europa League Final will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan,” Russian football fan Svetlana Derzhavina, who came from Saint Petersburg in connection with the UEFA Europa League final, has told AZERTAC. Derzhavina said she supports Chelsea FC and believes that her favourite team will be the champion ...

Russian fan: In several years Azerbaijan will be a country to compete with the United Arab Emirates

29.05.2019 [13:59]
As a citizen of a neighboring country I am pleased to see the huge development in the former USSR country. No doubt that in future, in 7 or 10 years Azerbaijan will be a country being able to compete with the United Arab Emirates, Andrei Morozkov, who came from Russia to Baku ...

German soccer fan: Baku is a beautiful and modern city, its residents are hospitable and kind.

29.05.2019 [11:44]
“Baku is a beautiful and modern city, its residents are hospitable and kind,” German soccer fan Martin Pfnul, who arrived in Baku to watch the UEFA Europa League final on May 29, has told AZERTAC. Noting that he is visiting Azerbaijan for the first time, Pfnul said that he was especially impressed with the beauty ...

Egyptian football fan: Baku is a very modern and clean city

29.05.2019 [11:07]
“Baku is a very modern and clean city. It is a city with high sporting spirit,” Egyptian football fan Khaled Saleh, who came from Cairo in connection with the UEFA Europa League final to be held in Baku, has told AZERTAC ...

Australian football fan: I feel very comfortable in Baku

28.05.2019 [19:01]
“The decision to hold the UEFA Europa League final match in Baku is a great step,” an Australian football fan Natanael Carreira, who arrived in Baku to watch the UEFA Europa League final, has told AZERTAC. “It is my first visit to Azerbaijan and I am very pleased with it. I feel very comfortable here ...

Kazakh football fan: It is a great decision that a magnificent city like Baku hosts such sporting competitions 

28.05.2019 [16:40]
“Baku is a magnificent city. It is a great decision that a city like Baku hosts such kind of sporting competitions,” the Arsenal FC fan Vladislav Goncharov, who came from Kazakhstan in connection with the UEFA Europa League final to be held in Baku, has told AZERTAC ...

British Ambassador holds press conference on UEFA Europa League final match

27.05.2019 [21:39]
“We have been working hard in Baku and London with the authorities, relevant clubs and football associations to prepare for the match. And we have prepared two little leaflets which will hopefully enable British fans and visitors travelling to Baku for the match to find way around and have a safe and enjoyable time here,” British Ambassador ...

Azerbaijani boxers bring home two medals from Czech Republic

27.05.2019 [16:18]
Azerbaijani boxers have captured two medals, including a gold at the 50th International Elite Men and Women Boxing Tournament “Grand Prix Usti nad Labem” held in the Czech Republic. The gold medal came from Lorenzo Sotomayor in the men`s 69kg ...

Bulgaria, Hungary and Russia top senior qualifications as Russia claims team gold

26.05.2019 [13:56]
The senior gymnasts battled for a spot in the finals and for team glory at the European Championships in Aerobic Gymnastics in Baku. Russia started off strong, edging an impressive performance by the home team Azerbaijan in the Aero Dance category by just ...

Valencia beat Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

26.05.2019 [13:36]
Valencia won the Spanish domestic cup 'Copa del Rey' on Saturday evening after beating Barcelona 2-1 at Estadio Benito Villamarin. The match squared off Valencia -- who finished the league at 4th place -- against league champions Barcelona ...

Galatasaray renews contract with Fatih Terim

26.05.2019 [12:56]
Galatasaray have renewed contract with manager Fatih Terim, extending his tenure with the current league champions for another five years, Anadolu Agency reported. The announcement came by Galatasaray Chairman Mustafa Cengiz during the 2018/2019 league championship ...

Bayern Munich win German Cup

26.05.2019 [11:11]
Bayern Munich clinched their 12th domestic double by beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final. Bayern went ahead through Robert Lewandowski's superb header before Kingsley Coman's brilliant control and shot made it 2-0 ...

Azerbaijani judoka takes gold at Hohhot Grand Prix in China

25.05.2019 [18:02]
Azerbaijani judoka Hidayat Heydarov has clinched a gold medal at Hohhot Grand Prix 2019 in China. He secured the medal in the 73kg weight category. The Grand Prix brings together more than 300 judo fighters from 43 countries ...

Football News24: Arsenal willing to sell Henrikh Mkhitaryan this summer… on one condition

25.05.2019 [18:00]
“Mkhitaryan hasn’t played to the best of his abilities since he moved to the Premier League in 2016. The former Borussia Dortmund star moved to Manchester United three years ago but was then sold to Arsenal in January 2018,” says an article published on Football News24 website referring to UK-based The Sun newspaper ...