In the Swiss city of Nyon, the draw for the eighth final matches of the European League was held on Friday afternoon. Ajax, who was way too strong for Lille OSC in the second round, has been linked with Young Boys from Switzerland. However, more attractive posters were released during the draw. For example, Roma play against the always difficult Shaktar Donetsk, and Manchester United face Milan in a duo, which is an interesting draw, especially for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The eighth final matches of the second European championship will be held on Thursday 11 and 18 March.
Ibrahimovic played for Manchester United between mid-2016 and March 2018, and considered the 2017 European League at the expense of Ajax as the highlight of his English period. Rick Karsdorp will deal with Roma with Shachir Donetsk, who reached the semi-finals of the European League last season. Olympiacos scored a goal Thursday evening, shortly before the end of the match against Eindhoven (2-1), to extend the European adventure to the Greeks by at least one round. The 4-2 home win laid the groundwork for a place in the eighth Final. With Arsenal, Olympiacos will meet an opponent who was eliminated from the European League last season. Additionally, the two teams have met regularly in the group stage of the Champions League in the past.
Stephen Burgoyne faced a few problems with Tottenham Hotspur in the second round with Austrian Wolfsberger (1-4 4-0). Tottenham Now we have to deal with Dynamo Zagreb, as former Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric started his career. Instructor Stephen Gerrard, a very strong Rangers performer this season, ordered the elimination of Slavia Prague in the eighth final. The top Czech club was responsible for Leicester City’s elimination in the second round. Former Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Molde FK, will face Granada twice next month.
A full draw for the eighth match, the European League Final 2020/21:
Ajax (Ned) – Young Boys (Zoe)
Dynamo Kyiv (UPC) – Villarreal (Spa)
Rome (ETA) – Shachar Donetsk (UIC)
Olympiacos (Gray) vs Arsenal (England)
Dynamo Zagreb (Crewe) vs Tottenham Hotspur (England)
Manchester United (England) – Milan (Italy)
Slavia Prague (Tsj) vs Rangers (SCO)
Granada (Spa) – generator FK (nor)
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