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Arsenal has won 3 matches in the Europa League 2020/2021

Before a completely inferior opponent like Molde, Coach Arteta was confident to replace 9 positions in the starting list compared to the main victory of MU a few days ago in the Premier League. Only two names, Leno and Willian, continue to be kicked.

With the superiority of class, Arsenal pressed the opponent’s field from the first minute. However, the chances of the home team players to score are not clear.

Attacking much without scoring, the Gunners received the first goal. In the 22nd minute, after Leno’s kick-up, Molde players won the ball and counter-attacked quickly, ending with Martin Ellingsen’s goal.

Arsenal won 3 matches in the Europa League 2020/2021

Before the end of the first half, Arsenal removed the gauze with a final equalizer. In a counterattack situation, Nketiah intended to cross for Willock to finish the goal, then a guest player from Kristoffer Haugen did the job.

With the equalizer, Arsenal confidently put pressure on their opponents in the second half. In the 62nd minute, the home team finally got the lead, but it was an own goal with Sinyan from Molde.

Before the match ended, Arsenal scored 2 more goals thanks to the work of Nicolas Pepe and Willock. After 2 somewhat lucky goals, Arsenal finally knew the goal to bring about the final victory.

With this victory, Arsenal has 9 absolute points after 3 matches of Group B Europa League and almost set their feet in round 1/16.

Ludogorets 1-3 Tottenham (Group J Europa League)

Scores: Keseru (50) – Harry Kane (13); Lucas Moura (32); Lo Celso (62)

In the third series of the group stage of the European Cup, held at dawn on November 5, while MU received humiliating defeat, Barca, Chelsea, and Juventus all enjoyed the joy of victory.

Entering the match against the underdog Ludogorets, Tottenham only launched Harry Kane on the bench while Son Heung Min was named on the bench. However, that was enough for the London team to apply the match to the opponent.

Even in the 13th minute, after previously missed situations, Kane finally gave himself a goal after an accurate header. This is Kane’s 200th goal in Tottenham’s shirt after 300 matches. Having a Tottenham goal is easier to kick and completely overwhelm the home team. The ball is just rolling on the Ludogorets side of the field.

Europa League as the second most prestigious European football league (Part 1)

In addition to being a king sport, football has an important role in promoting international relations between nations because of its popularity around the world. Every year, many large and small tournaments around the world take place, including the Europa League.

In the article below, we will introduce to you basic things about this famous football league.

What is the Europa league?

Europa league is an annual football tournament organized by the European Football Federation. This football league is for clubs from the European region to attend. The football clubs has to win high rankings in national championships.

Europa league is one of the most loved football tournaments in the world. Nowadays, football news about the Europa league is always the focus of the newspapers.

To participate in this Europa League, the football team has to both achieve the highest rankings in national competitions and not win the right to participate in the UEFA Champions League Cup.

The history of the Europa League

What is the Europa League? Europa League tournament was founded by 3 members including Ernst Thornmen (Swiss), Sir Stanley Rous (British), and Ottorino Barassi (Italian).

On April 18, 1955, before the establishment of the Europa League, the Inter-City Fair Cup was born with 10 participating teams. The first prize lasted for 3 years from 1955 to 1958. And more than 10 years later, they renamed this tournament to the UEFA Cup. A lot of people asked what was the turning point of the Europa League tournament and this is the perfect answer for them.

Then in the 2009-2010 UEFA Cup season brought the total number of participating clubs up to 48 teams. Since that time onwards, this tournament’s name is the UEFA Europa League.

The Europa League trophy

The Europa League trophy is 65cm tall, weighs 15kg and is made of silver while the base of the cup is made of gold. This championship cup is produced and completed in the city of Milan, Italy.

The ralationship between the Europa League and the Champions League

Club-level football attracts the attention of many fans around the world. Many football leagues appear and attracts many fans worldwide. In this article, we will explain to you what is the UEFA Europa League (Cup C2)? What is the connection to the C1 Cup?

Europa League, also known as C2 Cup, is lower than UEFA Champions League (Cup C1). UEFA Europa League is abbreviated as UEL. This is a tournament for teams with high rankings in the league but cannot participate in the C1 Cup.

Europa League precursor is the UEFA Cup (Cup C3). Initially, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was established in 1955 which was the precursor to the UEFA Cup. By 1971, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup officially changed the name of the tournament to the UEFA Cup.

In 1999, the old C2 Cup, formerly the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup was merged with the C3 Cup. They were merged into a tournament that still retains the UEFA Cup name. At that time, the winning teams of the national cup will win tickets to participate in this tournament.

In the 2009-10 season, the UEFA Cup has renamed the UEFA Europa League. The number of teams participating in the tournament was also increased to 48 teams. Since the 2021-22 season, the UEFA Europa Conference League tournament with a lower level than the Europa League was born and the number of teams participating in the Europa League decreased to 32 teams.

Currently, Sevilla is the most successful team with 5 times to win the championship (2 UEFA Cups and 3 Europa League).

Europa League format

According to the current form of competition, each federation of the 55 UEFA members will have 3 representatives (except for Liechtenstein with only 1 team) attending. There are 48 teams in the group stage including those that passed the qualifiers and those that lost in the play-off round of the Champions League.

48 teams are divided into 12 groups, the first place in each group will attend the knockout round. In the 32-team knockout round, the 24 first-place teams in the groups will join the eight teams that are ranked third in the Champions League group stage.