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Europa League Round of 32: Players to watch - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Final preparations are underway for the second leg of the Europa League Round of 32 matches. Here are the players to watch in each of the 32 teams participating:
Liverpool v Zenit St. Petersburg
Liverpool: Luis Suarez
The unpredictable Uruguay international has been in prime form this season in the Premier League. Rested for much of the Europa League group stage, Suarez should be on full power as Liverpool eye their only opportunity for silverware this season.
Disappointed to drop out of the Champions League, Zenit’s fortunes might have been different had their skipper been around for the duration of the group stage. The Portuguese playmaker only started the last two fixtures after recovering from a long-term injury. He found the net in both the matches – against Malaga and AC Milan.
Hannover 96 v Anzhi Makhachkala
Hannover: Ron-Robert Zieler
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Luis Suarez curled in one of the nicest free kicks we have seen in a long time to put Liverpool up 3-1 over Zenit at Anfield during the second leg of their Europa League clash. Check out how Luis started the ball off on the right side of the goal and slipped it back in past the keeper. Hard to find a better strike than that. [Mocksession] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
A Luis Suarez double was not enough to prevent Liverpool slipping out of the UEFA Europa League on away goals.
The Reds won 3-1 on the night thanks to a tremendous performance at Anfield, and while that left the score 3-3 on aggregate following a 2-0 loss in Russia last week, it was Zenit who progressed after Hulk collected an early away goal.
Joe Allen was the other scorer on a...
Liverpool must take pride despite Europa League exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSo close yet so far. When Luis Suarez scored that wonder free kick to put the game on level terms, Liverpool sensed blood, but they failed to finish off their opponent yet again. Agony followed in an emotional night at Anfield and the little Uruguayan was left devastated.
Suarez produced another...