Liga Europa, 16 Avos-final, 1ª mão, 18 FevUEFA Europa League enters knock-out stages
February 18, 2021 - Os jogos dos 16 Avos de final da Liga Europa inclui um encontro entre a Real Sociedad e o Manchester United, atualmente a baterem-se no topo da Liga espanhola e da Premier League inglesa, respectivamente. Os jogos da segunda mão disputam-se a 25 de fevereiro.
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.