The Dutch Ajax, the France’s Marseille, England’s Brighton and Greece’s AEK form the strongest group on paper of the 2023/24 Europa League, according to Friday’s draw in Monaco. On the part of the Spanish teams Betis did better than Villarreal in the draw.
The “ajacied” box, a classic of European football, Champions League regular who lost to Union Berlin in the Europa League play-off last yearHe starts out as a headliner but faces three opponents with real potential this year the Marseille of the Spaniard Marcelino García ToralThe He was extremely left out in the Champions League against PanathinaikosHe Very reinforced Brighton and AEK Athenswhich was also eliminated from the continental top competition when it fell to Antwerp.
He Liverpool take on modest Austrian LASK Linz, mighty Belgium Union SG, one of the clubs that has grown the most in recent years, and French club Toulouse; while West Ham face a more complicated group with Greece’s Olympiacos, Germany’s Freiburg and Serbia’s Backa Topolaalthough Jurgen Klopp’s block should have no problem moving forward.
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The Rome of Jose Mourinho also starts as a clear favorite in Group G against Slavia Prague, Sheriff Tiraspol and ServetteHow Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen in H against Qarabag, Mold and Hack.
However, the Spanish teams did not fare badly The draw was better for Betis than Villarreal.
The team around the Chilean Manuel Pellegrini will have it The Scottish Rangers are considered to be great rivals, although Sparta Prague are a competitive team. Complete the Group C list Aris Limassolthe fact that In theory, it turned out to be the most affordable model of the latest hype.
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He Villarreal avoided superior rivals, but you can’t sleep against France’s Rennes, a strong team, as well as Israel’s Maccabi Haifa and Greece’s Panathinaikoswho lost to Young Boys and Braga respectively in the last preliminary round of the Champions League.
— Villarreal CF (@VillarrealCF) September 1, 2023
Atalanta are once again attempting European glory, this time in their second continental tournament after their Champions League experience. To do this, they have to leave Group D, where they have big opponents Portuguese Sporting. Sturm Graz and Rakow Czestochowa complete the squad.
Composition of the Europa League groups 2023/24
– Group A: West Ham (ENG), Olympiacos (GRE), Freiburg (GER) and Backa Topola (SRB)
– B group: Ajax (NED), Marseille (FRA), Brighton (ING) and AEK Athens (GRE)
– Group C: Rangers (ESC), Betis (ESP), Sparta Prague (CZE) and Aris Limassol (CYP)
– Group D: Atalanta (ITA), Sporting (POR), Sturm Graz (AUT) and Rakow Czestochowa (POL)
– Group E: Liverpool (ENG), LASK Linz (AUT), Union SG (BEL) and Toulouse (FRA)
– Group F: Villarreal (ESP), Rennes (FRA), Maccabi Haifa (ISR) and Panathinaikos (GRE)
– Group G: Rome (ITA), Slavia Prague (CZE), Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) and Servette (SUI)
– Group H: Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Qarabag (AZE), Molde (NOR) and Hacken (SWE)
Day 1: 21st September
Day 2: 5th October
Day 3: October 26th
Day 4: November 9th
Day 5: 30th of November
Day 6: 15th December
Play-off draw: December 18th
play out: 15 and 22 February
Round of 16 draw: February 23
Eighth: March 7th and 14th
Quarter-finals and semi-finals draw: March, 15
Quarter finals: April 11th and 18th
Semifinals: May 2nd and 9th
The final will be played at the Dublin Arena on May 22nd