Europa League, the 21 qualifying matches: favorite Londoners, Turkish threat



So far, 21 teams have qualified for the UEFA Europa League round of 32. Few surprises, with the super favorite Chelsea and Arsenal who made them the group. From Salzburg it is confirmed that it is just as allergic to the Champions League as it is reliable in the Europa League: the Austrians have won all matches, including those with the cousins ​​of Leipzig who still have 90 minutes to get the pass. The Eintracht, the ruler in a seemingly iron group, was very good, with Lazio and Marseille finalist of the last edition. The biancocelesti already have a list of potential opponents in February: it is forbidden to meet again the other qualified from the same group, also the derby forbidden. Nothing Inter and Naples. Our relegations were the best third in the Champions League group stage and have a seemingly softer draw. At the moment, however, the potential outings are the hot Istanbul (Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe), the icy Kharkiv, the home of Shakhtar and the treacherous Lisbon. Better Plzen and Bruges. Still in the Limbo Bayer Leverkusen, Zurich and Betis, even if the Andalusians, tonight in Luxembourg, are likely to win their group.

Series heads
Salzburg (Austria)
Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
Arsenal (England)
Chelsea (England)
Inter (Italy)
Naples (Italy)
Benfica (Portugal)
Zenit (Russia)
Valencia (Spain)
Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine)

To define
Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
Betis (Spain)
Zurich (Switzerland)

Not sown
Bruges (Belgium)
Lazio (Italy)
Sporting CP (Portugal)
Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic)
Fenerbahçe (Turkey)
Galatasaray (Turkey)
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)


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