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Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho reckons the time has come for the team to be more ruthless in big games ahead of Wednesdays Europa League final. Air Force 1 Grey Discount . The Reds play current holders Sevilla at St. Jakob-Park in Basel, with the Spanish side looking to win the trophy for the third year in succession and the fourth time in 10 years.Coutinho has experienced more than his fair share of disappointment in just over three years at Anfield, ranging from Liverpools close challenge for the Premier League in 2014, the League Cup final penalty shoot-out defeat in February, and semi-final exits from both domestic cups in 2015. But less than three months after that Wembley heartbreak against Manchester City, in which Coutinho scored a late equaliser to take the game into extra-time, the Reds have another shot at silverware. Sevilla celebrate their 2015 Europa League win over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in Warsaw Liverpools joint top scorer this season believes it is now time to take the final step and secure a first trophy in four years and a first in Europe since the dramatic Champions League victory in Istanbul in 2005.Coutinho said: The expression we use in Brazil is We hit the post on quite a few occasions recently so it will be really important for us to finally achieve something and win something with Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool dont need luck to beat Sevilla in the Europa League final That will be special for everyone across the club and the whole of the squad.Victory in Switzerland on Wednesday would also secure a route back into the Champions League, the only chance of European football next season for Jurgen Klopps team after finishing eighth in the league. Liverpools past UEFA Cup wins A look back at Reds previous triumphs The Reds have featured in Europes elite club competition just once in the last six seasons and while a return is significant to the clubs status Coutinho claims it is a side issue to the main aim.Personally for me winning the trophy is the most important fact, he added. Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool (10) celebrates his League Cup final goal with Jordan Henderson The positive consequence of winning the trophy is getting a Champions League spot but the squad are focused on the trophy.As I said before we hit the post on a few occasions so it is really important we win the Europa League.Jurgen Klopp is experienced in European competitions. He is a great manager and has made a few changes since he came in, the biggest one being to change the mentality and making the players believe they can actually achieve something. Watch Liverpool train at St Jakob Park for their Europa League final with Sevilla Then step by step towards the end of the season Liverpool have improved performances and now are close to winning something.It has been just six months and it is the second final we are playing in so it is a great opportunity. The changes he has implemented have had a big part in that. Also See: Klopp: I feel no pressure Souness: Reds will win in style Medals the focus for Milner Klopp: Origi in contention Air Force 1 Off White Store . - Free agent defensive end Will Smith has signed with the New England Patriots. Air Force 1 Grey Store . On Saturday, the paths of Drew Tate and Kevin Glenn cross again as opposing quarterbacks. http://www.airforce1storesale.com/fake-air-force-1-blue-outlet.html . It was a move of some time in the making. “He hasnt thrown well, clearly some guys are being used more than him right now and the only way to get out of this funk is to pitch,” said general manager Alex Anthopoulos.MADRID, Spain -- Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Ballon dOr triumph by scoring from one of his trademark free kicks as Real Madrid beat Osasuna 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Wednesday. Ronaldo smashed a swerving shot from 25 metres around the defensive wall and straight at goalie Andres Fernandez. The keeper tried to punch it out but ended up sending it down off the ground and between his legs into the net. Ronaldos 22nd-minute strike effectively sealed the contest, with Osasuna having lost the first leg 2-0. Osasuna forced Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas into a number of saves to close the half after having rarely threatened before Ronaldos opener. Angel Di Maria capped a quick counter in the 56th by sweeping home Jeses cross following a long run from the halfway line, securing a 4-0 aggregate victory at El Sadar Stadium. "The team looks better with every game," Jese said. Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao was shown a second yellow card in the 85th and Madrid finished with nine players after substitute Alvaro Morata came off minutes later with his left eye swollen shut following a collision earlier on. Ronaldos 30th goal in all competitions this season -- and 37th when counting those scored for Portugal -- further justified the forwards pick as world player of the year ahead of Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery. Ronaldo made way for Gareth Bale in the second half but the worlds most expensive player made little impact. Madrid will next play Espanyol, which eliminated second-tier Alcorcon 4-3 ffollowing a 4-2 home win on the night. Air Force 1 Green Fake. Portuguese forward Pizzi curled home an 86th goal to ensure Espanyols progress at the expense of Alcorcon, which famously knocked Madrid out of the competition in 2009. A rematch with Madrid had looked on the cards after Alcorcon midfielder Javier Peral made it 2-2 in the 80th minute, with his side holding a 1-0 lead from the home leg. Victor Alvarez put Espanyol 3-2 ahead minutes later but the second division side was still through thanks to the away-goals rule -- until Pizzis curler from the left side. Also, Mikel Rico scored two goals to send Athletic Bilbao into the last eight with a 2-0 victory against last-place Real Betis. Bilbao, trailing 1-0 after the first leg in Seville, levelled the contest on aggregate in the 23rd minute when Rico produced a magnificent touch to gather Ander Iraiolas lofted pass into the area on the run and score with a left-footed shot. Athletic, a 22-time winner of the cup, secured its passage at its San Mames Stadium in the 67th minute when a poor clearance rolled to Rico and his angled shot secured a 2-1 victory over two legs. The Basque club will play defending champion Atletico Madrid next. Levante beat Rayo Vallecano 1-0 thanks to David Barrals first-half goal to advance by the same scoreline. Levante is most likely to play Barcelona, which leads Getafe 4-0 before Thursdays return leg. Real Sociedad is at Villarreal on Thursday after a scoreless first leg with the winner going on to play third-tier Racing Santander next week. ' ' '

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