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The draw results for round 1/16 Europa League 2020/21 (Part 1)

The results of the draw for the 16th round of Europa League 2020/21 has just been conducted. MU was too unlucky to meet an opponent that could not be more difficult. It is Sociedad, which is leading La Liga, in round 1/16 Europa League. Meanwhile, Mourinho’s Tottenham is lucky to only have to face the anonymous Austrian Wolfsberger.

At the end of the group stage of the Europa League 2020/21, except Nice (Ligue 1), the teams from the top 5 European national championships all win tickets. Plus 8 clubs falling from the Champions League – prominent with Man Utd, the knockout round of the European second-class tournament is expected to be more attractive than in previous years.

The draw results for round 1/16 Europa League 2020/21

Man Utd

Man Utd is the most notable team in the draw of the round of 1/32 Europa League. It can be said that the army of coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is quite “black” when they will have to meet Real Sociedad, the club is leading La Liga 2020/21 after 13 rounds.

The Basque team also possesses many notable factors such as former Man City captain – David Silva. he old man of the Red Devils themselves – Adnan Januzaj, a veteran defender who has played for Arsenal for many years – Nacho Monreal and the set Spanish duo, Mikel Oyarzabal and Mikel Merino. Meanwhile, Real Sociedad possesses many outstanding factors like David Silva.

The Arsenal team

The Gunners will face Portuguese football giant Benfica. This is considered a great challenge for coach Mikel Arteta and his students.

The remaining two Premier League representatives can be satisfied with the draw results. Tottenham only had to meet Wolfsberg, the Austrian representative for the first time in history. European Cup knockout round Leicester are also not too concerned with a visit called Slavia Praha, a Czech team.

AC Milan

AC Milan promises to easily win tickets when the opponent is Serbian club – Crvena Zvezda. La Liga representative, Granada and AS Roma clash with Sporting Braga of Portugal. In general, three Serie A clubs are rated better than their opponents in all aspects.

Some other notable matches in the first knockout round of the Europa League include Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) – Villarreal (Spain), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) – Young Boys (Switzerland), Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Lille (France).

Expected, the first leg of the round of 1/16 Europa League will take place on February 18, 2021. The return will take place exactly a week later, on February 25, 2021.