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 Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)
38 Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia)
33 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica, Trabzonspor, Olympiacos) 
32 Daniel Carriço (Sporting CP, Sevilla)
30= Luisão (Benfica)
30
= Vitolo (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid)
30= Vicente Iborra (Levante, Sevilla, Villarreal)
28 Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United, Arsenal)
27= Mario Gaspar (Villarreal)
27= Adil Rami (LOSC Lille, Valencia, Sevilla, Marseille)
26= Rodrigo (Braga, Benfica)
26= Borja Valero (Villarreal, Fiorentina, Internazionale Milano)
25= Lucas Leiva (Liverpool, Lazio)
25= José Antonio Reyes (Atlético Madrid, Sevilla)
25= Dries Mertens (PSV Eindhoven, Napoli)

Most goals
20 Radamel Falcao (Porto, Atlético Madrid)
18 Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia)
16 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica)
15 Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon, Arsenal)
12 Fernando Torres (Liverpool, Chelsea, Atlético Madrid)
10= Carlos Bacca (Sevilla)
10= Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)
9= Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke)
9= Romelu Lukaku (Anderlecht, Everton)
8= Aritz Aduriz (Athletic Club)
8= Fredy Guarín (Porto, Internazionale Milano)
8= Rodrigo (Benfica, Valencia)

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)

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
38
Benfica
34
Valencia
33
Sevilla
32 Villarreal
29 Atlético Madrid
26= Napoli
26=
Sporting CP
25= Ajax
25= Athletic Club
25= Liverpool

Most appearances (seasons)
7= Ajax
7= Napoli*
7= Sporting CP*
7= Villarreal*
6= Anderlecht
6= Athletic Club
6= Dynamo Kyiv*
6= Lazio*
6= Olympiacos*
6= Salzburg*
6= Villarreal*
6= Zenit*

*inc 2018/19

Most round of 16 appearances
5=
Benfica
5=
Valencia
5= Zenit
4= Dynamo Kyiv
4= Villarreal
4= Sevilla
3= Ajax
3= Anderlecht
3= Athletic Club
3= Atlético Madrid
3= Basel
3= Beşiktaş
3= Internazionale Milano
3= Lazio
3= Liverpool
3= Lyon
3= Napoli
3= Manchester United
3= Salzburg
3= Sporting CP
3= Tottenham Hotspur
3= Viktoria Plzeň

Most quarter-final appearances
5
Benfica
4 Valencia
3=
Atlético Madrid
3= Sevilla
3= Villarreal

Most semi-final appearances
3= Benfica
3= Sevilla
3= Atlético Madrid
3= Valencia
2= Liverpool
2= Villarreal
2= Arsenal
2= Chelsea

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

Most wins (match)
23 Benfica
20= Atlético Madrid
20= Sevilla
18 Valencia
17 Villarreal
12= Liverpool
12= Chelsea
11
Ajax
10= Athletic Club
10= Lyon
10= Zenit

Most defeats (match)
12= Ajax
12= Zenit
11 Athletic Club
10= Anderlecht
10= Napoli
10= Salzburg
10= Villarreal
9= Beşiktaş
9= Dynamo Kyiv
9= Lazio
9= Sporting CP

Most goals scored
64= Benfica
64
= Valencia
61 Sevilla
54 Atlético Madrid
50 Villarreal
39 Lyon
38
Athletic Club
37 Chelsea
34= Lazio
34
= Napoli
34= Porto
34= Salzburg
33 Sporting CP

Most goals conceded
49
Villarreal
43
Athletic Club
37 Salzburg
36 Valencia
35= Sevilla
35= Benfica
34= Lazio
34= Sporting CP
32= Dynamo Kyiv
30= Ajax
30= Porto
30= Zenit

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

Biggest win (match)
7-1 Lyon v AZ Alkmaar (23/02/17)
6-0 Valencia v Rapid Wien (18/02/16)
5-0 Valencia v Basel (10/04/14)

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

Most goals in a tie
13= Porto 10-3 FC 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
13.21seconds 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

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

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