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Indeed, the Nigeria international would spend the next three seasons out on loan, with Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham respectively, before returning and becoming an integral part of Antonio Conte’s wing-back set-up. Remember to stay tuned to the Chelsea app for more great content to help you get your football fix and best of all, everything is totally free of charge! The Spaniard re-signed permanently for Atletico in 2016, before joining Japanese side Sagan Tosu earlier this year. Matches in the qualifying, play-off, and knockout rounds may also be played on Tuesdays or Wednesdays instead of the regular Thursdays due to scheduling conflicts.

When the domestic cup winners (considered as the "highest-placed" qualifier within the national association with the latest starting round) also qualify for the Champions League, their Europa League place is vacated.

After shining in his first two seasons, where Chelsea won the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League, Mata was named as the club's player of the year for both the 2011/12 and 2012/13 campaigns. On 15 May, Chelsea won the Europa League final 1–2 against Benfica. The draw for the group stage was held in Monaco on 30 August 2013.

The German midfielder, once dubbed as the 'German Messi', really struggled for game time with The Blues.

different clubs in his homeland. He was an unused sub in the 2019 final before moving to Crystal Palace after eight years and 290 appearances for the Blues.

The UEFA technical study group selected the following 18 players as the squad of the tournament:[54], Media related to 2013–14 UEFA Europa League at Wikimedia Commons. UEFA rules state that clubs must submit two lists of players for their Champions League registration. The 2014 UEFA Europa League Final was played between Sevilla and Benfica at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy, which was won by Sevilla on penalties, giving them a record-equalling third UEFA Cup/Europa League title.

Cole made 107 appearances for England and is their sixth most capped player of all time. Instead, the Portuguese defender was given a farewell against Everton in the league a few days later, replacing Oscar in the closing stages. At the age of 34, Cole moved to Italian side, Roma, before signing for Los Angeles Galaxy, where he currently still plays his club football. He inevitably exited Stamford Bridge in 2014 for Manchester United, having scored 32 goals and provided 58 assists for Chelsea. The domestic cup winners of association 7 (Russia) are promoted from the play-off round to the group stage. He signed a four-year contract with the Blues, up to the end of the 2016–17 season. The draw for the semi-finals and final (to determine the "home" team for administrative purposes) was held on 11 April 2014. [49] The first legs were played on 3 April, and the second legs were played on 10 April 2014. Notably six teams that did not play in their national top-division took part in the competition. You can watch plenty more classic Chelsea games through our boxsets series on The 5th Stand app, including all our Premier League Years, our Champions League Years and Retro Blues offerings. The domestic cup winners of association 16 (Cyprus) are promoted from the third qualifying round to the play-off round. Having won five trophies with them to date, Azpilicueta has already made 286 appearances for the club. The first legs were played on 13 March, and the second legs were played on 20 March 2014.

If Oscar (or Ramires) wants any advice on returning to England after a stint in China, Mikel can offer some help.

Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Edouard Mendy, Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen (club-trained), Thiago Silva, Fikayo Tomori (club-trained), Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell (association-trained), Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri, Midfielders: Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz. Ivanovic got Chelsea's winner in Amsterdam, with his looping header from Juan Mata's corner leaving Benfica's entire team shell-shocked that they had lost the match so late on.

The group winners and runners-up advanced to the round of 32, where they were joined by the 8 third-placed teams from the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League group stage. A love letter to Ramires and his perfectly-timed moment of magic, FM19 sims how Eden Hazard would fare at Real and how Chelsea would cope, The unsung hero of Chelsea’s 2012 Champions League run, the man who first brought him to England with Liverpool, Yossi Benayoun: The featherweight footballer who packed a punch. The day after Chelsea won the Europa League, Lampard signed a one-year contract extension with Chelsea. He exited for Queens Park Rangers in December 2013 and now currently plays for Maccabi Petah Tikva in his native Israel. After shining in his first two seasons, where Chelsea won the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League, Mata was named as the club's player of the year for both the 2011/12 and 2012/13 campaigns. As Chelsea prepare to take on PAOK in Greece, we look at the Chelsea side that won the trophy five years ago and where they are now. Three of the starting XI are still with the Blues. Locally trained means players that have been trained by their club or another club in the same nation for at least three years between the age of 15 and 21.

Frank Lampard has named his 21-man Chelsea squad for their Champions League campaign. However, you can still get your football fix through our official app! … Associations 10–51 (except Liechtenstein) each have three teams qualify. That’s football. All the goals and key action can be viewed now in the video above. The German started just five times for Chelsea, though one of those came in a Europa League win at Sparta Prague, and spent the following three seasons out on loan before eventually securing a permanent move to Olympiakos in 2016. He still currently plays for them and captained Nigeria at this summer's World Cup. Ó Cardozo (68' 68th minute pen) Chelsea 2. Yossi Benayoun played for a number of English clubs, such as Liverpool, West Ham United and Arsenal before and during his three years with Chelsea. Mourinho also brought three coaching staff members with him to Stamford Bridge in Rui … When Jose Mourinho returned as Chelsea boss in 2013, Mata found himself surprisingly dropped to the substitutes bench. He earned the reputation as a consistent scorer for The Blues during his time in London, which included a season-best of eight for the 2012-13 campaign. 7:45pm, Wednesday 15th May 2013. Timo Werner and Kai Havertz netted their first Premier League goals but they were not enough to seal victory for Chelsea against Southampton at Stamford Bridge. As a result, either of the following teams qualify for the Europa League: The domestic cup runners-up, provided they have not yet qualified for European competitions, qualify for the Europa League as the "lowest-placed" qualifier (with the earliest starting round), with the other Europa League qualifiers moved up one "place".

The Europa League final was chosen by Chelsea supporters, pipping the other two choices of our 2015 Premier League victory over Leicester as we closed in on … This Saturday lunchtime we will be showing our successful 2013 Europa League triumph over Benfica in full. After a spell in MLS with LA Galaxy, he returned to England with Derby County in January 2019 and played what proved to be his last ever game in the 2019 Championship play-off final. As a result, the highest-placed team in the league which have not yet qualified for European competitions qualify for the Europa League, with the Europa League qualifiers which finish above them in the league moved up one "place" if possible.

Instead, there is a List B for players born in 1999 or after who have been eligible to play for their club for at least two years since their 15th birthday. He was re-united with former squad members John Terry, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, John Obi Mikel, Petr Čech, Henrique Hilário and Michael Essien whom he brought back from his loan spell at Real Madrid. Order of legs reversed after original draw. Arsenal player ratings vs Manchester City: Bukayo Saka's remarkable rise amid Willian woes, How the Gunners fared individually in their 1-0 Premier League defeat to Manchester City, Former Tottenham manager makes startling claim about the impact Gareth Bale will have at Spurs, Anticipation continues to rise ahead of Sunday's derby against West Ham with the 31-year-old in line to start, Arsenal press conference live: Mikel Arteta on Man City loss, penalty claim and Aubameyang, Live coverage of Mikel Arteta's post-match press conference following the Gunners' 1-0 defeat against Manchester City in the Premier League, Sergio Aguero’s grab on Sian Massey-Ellis during Man City vs Arsenal leaves fans asking questions, Sergio Aguero made contact with assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis during Man City's clash against Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium, Arsenal lacked one key ingredient vs Man City to end humiliating five-year record, Arsenal were beaten 1-0 by Manchester City on their return to Premier League action after the international break as Raheem Sterling scored the only goal of the game, Jose Mourinho reveals what his first question to Gareth Bale was as he was signing for Spurs, The Tottenham Hotspur boss has opened up on his first conversation with Gareth Bale as the Welshman was returning to the north London club, Manchester City vs Arsenal live: Confirmed team news, goal and score updates, 'Trying to be too clever!' In the draws for the round of 16 onwards, there were no seedings, and teams from the same group or the same association could be drawn against each other. During his five-and-a-half years at Stamford Bridge, Ramires scored 37 times in 246 appearances. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article - or any article on the Chelsea section of in fact - labelled 'Get the biggest daily stories by email' and click 'Subscribe'. Chelsea won the Europa League for a second time in 2019, repeating the achievements of the team from six years previously.

After helping (well, we say ‘help’) Harry Redknapp’s QPR earn (well, we say ‘earn’) promotion from the Championship, he returned to Israel and played for four (!) Inter Turku lodged a protest after losing the second leg to Víkingur Gøta,[41][42] and two match officials were later banned for life by UEFA for attempted match-fixing.[43]. His first full season with The Cherries saw him win the club's player of the month award in seven out of a possible 10 months. The coverage of that fantastic 2013 night in Amsterdam starts at 12.30pm UK time but will also be available to watch game whenever you feel like in the Watch section of the app. Turnbull was the back-up to Čech for both of Chelsea’s victorious finals, meaning he left the club with two European trophies despite playing just 19 times in his four years at the club. Benitez could have given Ferreira a proper send-off by bringing him on for a final European appearance before retirement, and perhaps he would have done just that if Chelsea had been more comfortable. — Transferchanger (@TransferChanger) May 16, 2019.