Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham are the opponents to avoid for Pioli and Fonseca. Molde and Young Boys the most affordable
Milan e Roma are the last two Italians left in the running for theEuropa League 2021. Pioli’s and Fonseca’s teams, after eliminating Stella Rossa and Braga respectively, from the urn of Nyon are waiting to know the opponent to face in the double confrontation in the second round. Possible derbies and no limitations, the opponents to avoid are the three English teams left in the race: Manchester United, Tottenham e Arsenal. Molde and Young Boys are more affordable, but they won the qualification in Germany on the field of Hoffenheim and Leverkusen.
In order of difficulty, at least on paper since the field has often got used to sensational slips or surprises, the three representatives of the Premier League represent the biggest obstacle for the Italians. The United by Pogba and Bruno Fernandes, but also the Tottenham at Mourinho and the young man Arsenal of Arteta are certainly a step above the others in terms of commitment.
Two Spaniards still in the running with Villarreal and Granada, who eliminated Napoli, to represent La Liga while the Bundesliga lost each team by surprise. Ajax, Gerrard’s Rangers, Dynamo Kiev and Shakhtar already protagonists in the Champions League against Juventus and Inter, Slavia Prague, Olympiacos, Dinamo Zagreb and the surprises will also be in the draw for the round of 16 of the Europa League Molde e Young Boys that they built their fortune on a trip to Germany.