UEFA Europa League erreicht knock-out Phase
February 18, 2021 -
Die Runde der 32 Hinspiele in der UEFA Europa League umfasst das Match zwischen Real Sociedad und Manchester United, die an der Spitze von Spaniens La Liga und Englands Premier League respektive kämpfen.
Rückspiel ist für 25. Februar geplant.
The Real Sociedad-Manchester United match will be played in Turin, Italy, because of Covid-19 restrictions. Spain has barred travellers from the UK, where a new variant of Covid-19 is present.
The 2020-21 UEFA Europa League is the 50th season of Europe’s secondary club football tournament.
Manchester United -- Europa League champions in 2017 -- are one of eight teams to drop into the tournament after being eliminated from the Champions League, Europe’s premier club competition. Others include Dutch team Ajax and Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine, who have also lifted the Europa League trophy in the past.
The season culminates with the final at the Stadion Energa Gdańsk in Poland on May 26, 2021.
The winners of the tournament automatically qualify for the 2020-21 Champions League group stage, and earn the right to play against the winners of the 2020-21 Champions League in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup.
Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national league and cup competitions.