MU had great luck meeting a pretty comfortable opponent in the 1/8 round of the Europa League this year. British media also believe that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s teachers and students are the best candidates to conquer this Europa League Final.
On the evening of February 28, at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon (Switzerland), the draw for the 1/8 round of the Europa League in the 2019/20 season was held. The focus of attention is on MU, Inter Milan, AS Roma or the former king of this tournament – Sevilla.
The lucky draw has brought MU only LASK – a “strange” opponent from Austria in the second knockout round in the Europa League today. Meanwhile, Inter Milan have to clash with Getafe, the Spanish team that has just excelled at Ajax Amsterdam. AS Roma and Sevilla must fight to find tickets to the quarterfinals.
Immediately after the brief and solemn ceremony of UEFA, the Daily Mail (UK) has a remarkable article titled: “Draw for the Round of 16 Europa League teams: MU was awarded a lucky draw with the result of dreaming to meet the team. is leading the Austrian LASK league, while Wolves face Olympiacos – who just eliminated Arsenal, and Rangers face Leverkusen “.
In this article, writer Joe Strange quoted coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before the draw when concerned that MU must soon meet Inter Milan but the Norwegian leader was “breathed” when the upcoming opponent of the “Red Devils” just LASK.
Even, Daily Mail also rated MU as the largest candidate in the Europa League Final this year with the coronation rate that the prestigious European bookmaker offered is 4/1 (set 1 to 4), Inter Milan and Sevilla ranked second and third respectively 5/1 and 7/1.
Another British daily, The Sun, cited a series of satirical comments made by MU fans on social media Twitter about not knowing LASK, an Austrian rival that the “Red Devils” were about to face which team.
La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy) reminded Inter Milan to be alert of the shocks when Arsenal and Ajax Amsterdam have been eliminated to focus and good results when facing Getafe “dark horse”.
The pasta country is also very worried about AS Roma when the “Wolves” have to encounter a Europa League trophy expert like Sevilla.
|Odds for the Europa League Final this season after the draw in the round of 1/8|
MU – 4/1
Inter Milan – January 5
Sevilla – 7/1
Wolves – February 13
Bayer Leverkusen – January 8
Roma – January 14
Getafe – 1/16
Eintracht Frankfurt – January 16
Shakhtar Donetsk – January 25
Wolfsburg – 1/33
Olympiacos – 40/1
Rangers – 50/1