Friday Kickoff: Europa League, Gundogan, Copa Libertadores and more

Friday Kickoff: Europa League, Gundogan, Copa Libertadores and more

Euro 2016

Friday Kickoff: Europa League, Gundogan, Copa Libertadores and more

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Ahead of important matches to determine relegation and promotion spots, the UEFA Europa League final was set on Thursday.

Liverpool will be one of the UEL finalists after beating Villarreal, 3-0 (3-1 on aggregate), at Anfield on Thursday. (REPORT)

Spanish La Liga side Sevilla will face off against the Reds at St. Jakob-Park in Basel, Switzerland, on May 18 after defeating Shakhtar Donetsk, 3-1 (5-3 on aggregate), on Thursday. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan will be sidelined after dislocating his knee in training. (REPORT)

Boca Juniors and Rosario Central both progressed to the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals after defeating Cerro Porteño and Gremio, respectively.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri feels “99 percent” certain Riyad Mahrez will stay with the Foxes next season. (REPORT)

Manchester City centerback Vincent Kompany will reportedly miss his club’s final two English Premier League games after recently suffering a groin injury. (REPORT)

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss Euro 2016 with England due to a knee injury. (REPORT)

THURSDAY REWIND

Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas expressed his desire to stay at FC Porto for another year despite reports linking him with a move to MLS. (REPORT)

The Colorado Rapids host Real Salt Lake at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in the SBI MLS Game of the Week. (REPORT)

Orlando City SC star Kaka and Chelsea midfielder Oscar were the notable names not included on Brazil’s final 23-man roster for this summer’s Copa American Centenario. (REPORT)

Bob Bradley’s Le Havre AC must win its final two games of the season and need Metz to drop points in order for it to earn promotion to the French Ligue 1. (REPORT)

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