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
37 Eduardo Salvio (Atlético Madrid, Benfica)
33 Óscar Cardozo (Benfica, Trabzonspor, Olympiacos)  
31= Daniel Carriço (Sporting CP, Sevilla)
31= Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid)
30= Luisão (Benfica)
30
= Vitolo (Sevilla, Atlético Madrid)
27 Adil Rami (LOSC Lille, Valencia, Sevilla, Marseille)
26 Rodrigo (Braga, Benfica)
25= Vicente Iborra (Levante, Sevilla)
25= José Antonio Reyes (Atlético Madrid, Sevilla)

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

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)

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)

Clubs

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

Most matches
32
Benfica
29=
Sevilla
29= Atlético Madrid
26=
Valencia
26= Villarreal
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
4=
Benfica
4=
Valencia
4= Zenit
3= Ajax
3= Anderlecht
3= Athletic Club
3= Atlético Madrid
3= Basel
3= Beşiktaş
3= Dynamo Kyiv
3= Lazio
3= Liverpool
3= Lyon
3= Manchester United
3= Sevilla
3= Sporting CP
3= Tottenham Hotspur
3= Viktoria Plzeň
3=
Villarreal

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

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

See Ajax's win in last season's round of 32
See Ajax's win in last season's round of 32

Most wins (match)
20= Benfica
20= Atlético Madrid
18 Sevilla
14 Villarreal
13
Valencia
12 Liverpool
11 Ajax
10= Athletic Club
10= Lyon
9= Porto
9= Zenit

Most defeats (match)
12 Ajax
11 Athletic Club
10 Anderlecht
9= Beşiktaş
9= Zenit
8= Braga
8= Liverpool
8= Lyon
8= Sporting CP
8= Villarreal

Most goals scored
55 Benfica
54 Atlético Madrid
53 Sevilla
50 Valencia
42 Villarreal
39 Lyon
38
Athletic Club
34= Lazio
34= Porto
32= Liverpool
32= Sporting CP
30 Ajax

Most goals conceded
43
Athletic Club
41
Villarreal
32 Sporting CP
31 Lazio
30= Ajax
30=
Porto
30= Salzburg
29= Benfica
29=
Sevilla
29=
Tottenham Hotspur

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
2= Athletic Club
2= Dynamo Kyiv
2= Sevilla
2= 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 goal) 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

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 FC 5-4 Athletic Club (3-3 agg) 2015/16  
Lyon 7-6 Beşiktaş (3-3 agg) 2016/17

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