VILA-REAL (EFE). Unai Emery, Villarreal coach, will lead next Thursday against Red Bull Salzburg, his hundredth game in which is his favorite competition: the Europa League, a tournament he has won three times, in addition to being a finalist in one more
The coach has directed a total of 99 games to date (6 in the preliminary phase and 93 in the final phase), which are divided into 43 games with Sevilla, 30 games with Valencia, 20 with Arsenal and 6 with Villarreal.
It should be noted that with Villarreal he has directed six games, although he has won seven of them, since the Castellón team has played five games in the group stage and one in the round of 32, to which must be added the Europa League game that the yellows beat Qarabag in the dispatches within the group stage and that they did not get to play.
A game that would be the hundredth game in the Europa League, although on the bench he has only managed ninety-nine.
Emery’s matches in the Europa League are spread over 59 wins, 26 draws and 14 losses. Records that have allowed Emery to win three titles with Sevilla, in addition to playing a final with Arsenal against Chelsea that he ended up losing.
By teams, the Basque coach distributes his records with 27 victories, 10 draws and 6 defeats with Sevilla; the 13 victories, 13 draws and four defeats with Valencia; the 14 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses with Arsenal; and the 5 wins, 1 draw and no losses with Villarreal.