The draw for next month’s 8-team mini-tournament in Germany was made on Friday.
Manchester United and Wolves could possibly satisfy in an all-English Europa League semi-final
With continental football resuming in August after the coronavirus suspension, the draw for next month’s 8-team mini-tournament in Germany was made on Friday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are all however through having won 5-0 at LASK in the first leg of their last-16 tie and United would deal with Copenhagen or Istanbul Basaksehir in the single-leg quarter- finals.
The #UELdraw is total
2020 #UEL winners will be ______ pic.twitter.com/ncyIFYKhlC
— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) July 10, 2020
Wolves would play Roma or Sevilla in the quarter- finals if they get rid of Olympiakos, who they drew 1-1 with in the first leg in Greece.
Need To both Premier League sides advance to the semi-finals, the set would do fight in a succulent clash to choose who makes the August 21 final.
Wolves’ course to that point looks more difficult than that of United, while Rangers are on the other half of the draw.
Steven Gerrard’s men will deal with Inter Milan or Getafe in the quarter- finals if they handle an almighty last-16 return against Bayer Leverkusen, who protected a 3-1 win at Ibrox in March.
@EuropaLeague Quarter-Final Draw
Inter Milan or Getafe v Bayer Leverkusen or Rangers
The single-leg component will be used August 10/11 pic.twitter.com/OMvCJxN7ol
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) July 10, 2020
Shakhtar Donetsk or Wolfsburg face Basel or Frankfurt in the other quarter-final of a competition that will be hosted in Germany from August 10.
UEFA has actually okayed for the round-of-16 second legs to be used August 5 and 6 at home teams’ arenas.
Inter Milan and Getafe, and Sevilla and Roma both had their Europa League last-16 first legs postponed, so those ties will be finished as a single leg in Germany prior to the competition gets under way.
Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Gelsenkirchen and Perfume will be the host places for the mini-tournament, with the latter hosting the final.