theto headquarters UEFAin neonOn Friday, it was the scene of the knockout round draw European League, which will be played with two-legged matches on March 9 and 16. plate in it Betisautomatically seeded for this round as the champion of their group in the first stage of the tournament, was fortunate enough to face Manchester United affiliate Premier Leaguethe most complex competitor, at least on paper.
The only determining factor in this draw, in addition to the order of matches with the group champions playing the second leg at home, is that clubs from the same federation cannot face each other, so there was no possibility of the Seville derby. Thus, the team that leads Manuel Pellegriniwho will play the second leg at their stadium, Benito Villamarnlooking to reach the quarter-finals against one of the favorites to win the title, which comes from elimination Barcelona Playoff 32 yesterday.
The two teams met in a friendly match last December in Helipolis, during the break from Qatar World Cupat any Betis won 1-0 with a goal from the poor. Although it has not been a game from which to draw excessive conclusions since Red Devils They arrived without most of their stars, who were with their teams. A very difficult match for Verdeblancos against the third-placed team Premier LeagueA team full of stars like Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro, Anthony, Sancho, Garnacho…
Of course Verdeblanca fans will be able to enjoy a huge new trip to one of the temples of world football, Old Traffordwhere is he Betis Look for a positive result on March 9 that will allow them to face the return leg the following week with options to fight for a place in the quarter-finals, their all-time high in the continental championships.
Europa League roster changes
Once the last winter transfer window ends, the Betis Make changes to your entry list for this European League. verdiblancos decided to replace march Lex Moreno to Astonville Granting access to the tournament to the Brazilian Abner. In addition, Pellegrini I bet Ivory Coast should be removed from the list pee In order to score his second signing in this transfer window, the Canary striker Ayose Breeze.
Thus, from the current veriblanca team, after the departure Lauren Morn to Palm As reported in January, the only unregistered soccer players are Martin Montoya And the mentioned pee.