Lakenheath Old Boys

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Europa League Semi Final Thursday!

I've carved out a couple of hours in the office this afternoon to follow the Europa League semi-final first leg battle between Villareal and Liverpool. If any of you have some time to drop by for a cuppa, please join me.

10 Comments:

Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Hiya, chaps - kickoff time in Espana!

3:05 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

The teams on display this evening:



Villarreal: Sergio Asenjo, Mario, Bailly, Victor Ruiz, Jaume, Jonathan, Pina, Bruno, Suarez, Soldado, Bakambu.
Subs: Areola, Musacchio, Samuel, Trigueros, Castillejo, Adrian, Rukavina.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Lovren, Moreno, Lucas, Allen, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino.
Subs: Ward, Benteke, Sturridge, Skrtel, Ibe, Smith, Chirivella.

Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia).

3:06 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - Saldado, who is the main danger man for the Yellow Submarine tonight is a whisker away from opening the scoring.

3:16 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Nice interplay between the Liverpool midfield but it all ended with a shanked shot from distance by Lallana. Deserved better.

3:21 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Liverpool respond well to that period of pressure. Both teams could have had a couple of goals already, this match is a lot of high-octane fun.

3:34 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Villarreal pin Liverpool back a little, but can’t do any damage. A refreshed Dos Santos swings one straight over the area from the right; Costa can’t get a cross back in from the left. 0-0 at the half-hour mark.

3:42 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Half time in Villareal - a bit humdrum really. Two half chances each side. Fair result so far and good news for Liverpool fans.

3:52 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

We're back on at El Madrigal.

Jordan Ibe has come on for Coutinho. Must be a knock involved there.

4:07 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

I'm off home at the hour mark. Still 0-0.

4:21 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Villarreal won 1-0 thanks to a goal in second half stoppage time . it was Desmond in the Ukraine between Shakhtar and Sevilla. The second leg is next Thursday.

12:25 PM  

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