Europa League knockout records and statistics

Discover the top-scoring teams and players, record wins, biggest comebacks and plenty more.

Radamel Falcao is the top scorer in UEFA Europa League history
Radamel Falcao is the top scorer in UEFA Europa League history ©Getty Images

Players

Most appearances

39 Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia)
39 Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)
33 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica, Trabzonspor, Olympiacos)  
32 Daniel Carriço (Sporting CP, Sevilla)
31 Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United, Arsenal, Roma)
30 Vicente Iborra (Levante, Sevilla, Villarreal)
30 Luisão (Benfica)
30 Vitolo (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid)
29 Rui Patrício (Sporting CP, Wolves)
28 Juan Mata (Valencia, Chelsea, Manchester United)
28 Taison (Metalist Kharkhiv, Shakhtar Donetsk)
28 Borja Valero (Villarreal, Fiorentina, Internazionale Milano)

Most goals

20 Radamel Falcao (Porto, Atlético Madrid)
19 Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia)
16 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica)
16
Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon, Arsenal)
16 Romelu Lukaku (Anderlecht, Everton, Internazionale)
12 Fernando Torres (Liverpool, Chelsea, Atlético Madrid)
11
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal)
10 Carlos Bacca (Sevilla)
10 Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)

2012 final highlights: Falcao double helps Atlético to glory
2012 final highlights: Falcao double helps Atlético to glory

Most goals in a game

4 Radamel Falcao (Porto v Villarreal, 28/04/11)
3 Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen v Twente, 25/02/10)
3 David Villa (Werder Bremen v Valencia, 18/03/10)
3 Radamel Falcao (Porto v Spartak Moskva, 07/04/11)
3 Manuel Fernandes (Lokomotiv Moskva v Nice, 15/02/18)
3 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Viktoria Plzeň v Schalke, 16/02/12)
3 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke v Twente, 15/03/12)
3 Libor Kozák (Lazio v Stuttgart, 14/03/13)
3 Paco Alcácer (Valencia v Basel, 10/04/14)
3 Romelu Lukaku (Young Boys v Everton, 19/02/15)
3 Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli v Dinamo Moskva, 12/03/15)
3 Edin Džeko (Villarreal v Roma, 16/02/17)
3 Zlatan Ibrahimović (Manchester United v Saint-Étienne, 16/02/17)
3 Lars Stindl (Fiorentina v Borussia Mönchengladbach, 23/02/17)
3 Nabil Fekir (Lyon v AZ Alkmaar, 23/03/17)
3 Manuel Fernandes (Nice v Lokomotiv Moskva, 15/02/18)
3 Ciro Immobile (Lazio v FCSB, 22/02/18)
3 Olivier Giroud (Chelsea v Dynamo Kyiv, 13/03/19)
3 João Félix (Benfica v Eintracht Frankfurt, 11/04/19)
3 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Valencia v Arsenal, 09/05/19)
3 Daichi Kamada (Eintracht Frankfurt v Salzburg, 20/02/20)
3 Diogo Jota (Wolves v Espanyol, 20/02/20)

Most goals in a tie

5 Radamel Falcao (Porto v Villarreal, 2010/11)
5 Romelu Lukaku (Everton v Young Boys, 2014/15)
4
Radamel Falcao (Porto v Spartak Moskva, 2010/11)
4 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke v Viktoria Plzeň, 2011/12)
4 Cédric Bakambu (Villarreal v Sparta Praha, 2015/16)
4 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Valencia v Arsenal, 2018/19)

Clubs

Watch Benfica lose the 2013 final to Chelsea
Watch Benfica lose the 2013 final to Chelsea

Most matches

40 Benfica
39 Sevilla
34 Valencia
32 Villarreal
29 Atlético Madrid
28 Sporting CP
27 Ajax
26
Napoli
25 Athletic Club
25 Basel
25 Liverpool

Most round of 32 appearances (ties, max. 11)

8 Ajax*
8 Sporting CP*
7
Napoli
7 Villarreal
7 Olympiacos*
7 Salzburg*
6 Anderlecht
6 Athletic Club
6 Benfica*
6 Dynamo Kyiv
6 Lazio
6 Sevilla*
6 Shakhtar Donetsk*
6 Zenit

*inc 2019/20

Most round of 16 appearances

5 Benfica
5 Sevilla*
5
Valencia
5 Zenit
4 Basel*
4 Dynamo Kyiv
4 Internazionale Milano*
4 Manchester United*
4
Villarreal

*inc 2019/20

Most quarter-final appearances

5 Benfica
4 Valencia
4 Sevilla*
3
Atlético Madrid
3 Villarreal

*inc 2019/20

Most semi-final appearances

4 Sevilla* 
3
Benfica
3 Atlético Madrid
3 Valencia

*inc 2019/20

Watch five stunning round of 32 goals
Watch five stunning round of 32 goals

Most wins (match)

24 Sevilla
23
Benfica
20 Atlético Madrid
18 Valencia
17 Villarreal
13 Chelsea
12 Ajax
12
 Liverpool
12 Manchester United

Most defeats (match)

13 Ajax
12 Zenit
11 Athletic Club
11 Salzburg
10 Anderlecht
10 Braga
10
Napoli
10 Olympiacos
10 Sporting CP
10
Villarreal

Most goals scored

70 Sevilla
68
Benfica
64 Valencia
54 Atlético Madrid
50 Villarreal
41 Chelsea
41 Manchester United
39 Lyon
38 Athletic Club
38 Shakhtar Donetsk
37 Salzburg
37 Sporting CP

Most goals conceded

49 Villarreal
43
Athletic Club
43 Salzburg
40 Benfica
39 Sevilla
39
Sporting CP
36
Valencia
35 Porto

Highlights: Watch Lyon put seven past AZ
Highlights: Watch Lyon put seven past AZ

Biggest win (match)

7-1 Lyon vs AZ Alkmaar (23/02/17)
6-0 Valencia vs Rapid Wien (18/02/16)
5-0 Inter vs Shakhtar (17/08/20)
5-0 Man. United vs LASK (12/03/20)
5-0 United vs Club Brugge (27/02/20)
5-0 Valencia vs Basel (10/04/14)

Biggest win (aggregate)

10-0 Valencia vs Rapid Wien (6-0, 4-0) 2015/16
11-2 Lyon vs AZ Alkmaar (4-1, 7-1) 2016/17
10-3 Porto vs Spartak Moskva (5-1, 5-2) 2010/11
8-1 Atlético Madrid vs Lokomotiv Moskva (3-0, 5-1) 2017/18
8-1
Metalist Kharkiv vs Salzburg (4-0, 4-1) 2011/12
8-1 Dynamo Kyiv vs Beşiktaş (4-1, 4-0) 2010/11

Most goals in a tie

13 Porto 10-3 Spartak Moskva (2010/11)
13 Lyon 11-2 AZ Alkmaar (2016/17)
11 Salzburg 6-5 Lazio (2017/18)
11 Porto 7-4 Villarreal (2010/11)  
11 Hamburg 6-5 Anderlecht (2009/10)

Miscellaneous

Valencia complete biggest aggregate win
Valencia complete biggest aggregate win

Biggest first-leg deficits recovered

0-3 Valencia 5-0 Basel (h, 2013/14)

Ties won after losing first leg

3 Braga
3 Liverpool
3 Valencia
3 Zenit

Fastest goal

13.21 seconds Vitolo (Villarreal v Sevilla) 12/03/15

Fastest red card

3:14 Nick Viergever (Udinese v AZ Alkmaar) 15/03/12

Ties decided in extra time

Valencia 0-1 3-0 Club Brugge (3-1 agg) 2009/10
Wolfsburg 1-1 2-1 Rubin Kazan (3-2 agg) 2009/10
Atlético Madrid 1-0 1-2 Liverpool (2-2 agg, Atlético win on away goals) 2009/10
Atlético Madrid 2-1 Fulham (final) 2009/10
Schalke 1-1 3-1 Viktoria Plzeň (4-2 agg) 2011/12
Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 1-4 Internazionale Milano (4-4 agg, Tottenham win on away goals) 2012/13
Rubin Kazan 0-0 2-0 Levante (2-0 agg) 2012/13  
Valencia 0-3 5-0 Basel (5-3 agg) 2013/14  
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 1-0 1-2 Ajax (2-2 agg; Dnipro win on away goals) 2014/15
Anderlecht 1-0 2-1 Olympiacos (3-1 agg) 2015/16
Celta Vigo 0-1 2-0 Shakhtar Donetsk (2-1 agg) 2016/17
Manchester United 1-1 2-1 Anderlecht (3-2 agg) 2016/17
Ajax 2-0 2-3 Schalke (4-3 agg) 2016/17
Sporting CP 2-0 1-2 Viktoria Plzeň (3-2 agg) 2017/18
Marseille 2-0 1-2 Sazburg (3-2 agg) 2017/18
Slavia Praha 2-2 4-3 Sevilla (6-5 agg) 2018/19
Benfica 0-1 3-0 Dinamo Zagreb (3-1agg) 2018/19
Sporting CP 3-1 1-4 İstanbul Başakşehir (4-5agg) 2019/20
Olympiacos 0-1 2-1 Arsenal (2-2agg; Olympiacos win on away goals) 2019/20
Manchester United 1-0 Copenhagen, 2019/20

Ties decided by penalty shoot-out

FCSB 4-2 Ajax (2-2 agg) 2012/13      
Basel 4-1 Tottenham (4-4 agg) 2012/13  
Sevilla 4-3 Real Betis (2-2 agg) 2013/14
Sevilla 4-2 Benfica (final, 0-0) 2013/14    
Beşiktaş 5-4 Liverpool FC (1-1 agg) 2014/15
Sevilla  5-4 Athletic Club (3-3 agg) 2015/16  
Lyon 7-6 Beşiktaş (3-3 agg) 2016/17
Chelsea v Eintracht (4-4 agg) 2018/19