Manchester United can be hoping to defeat Real Sociedad within the Europa League.© AFP
Manchester United will face La Liga leaders Real Sociedad within the final 32 of the Europa League following Monday’s attract Nyon, after they had been dumped out of the Champions League final week. United dropped right down to the Europa League, which they gained in 2017, after RB Leipzig knocked them out of the Europe’s high competitors on the group stage. But Sociedad characterize one of many hardest attracts of the primary knockout spherical. They reclaimed high spot in La Liga on Sunday and made it out of the Europa League group stage because of a dramatic late draw at Napoli, mixed with AZ Alkmaar’s last-gasp defeat at Rijeka.
United in the meantime are eighth within the Premier League after Saturday’s goalless draw with native rivals Manchester City, though they’re solely 5 factors behind leaders Tottenham Hotspur having performed a sport fewer.
Gennaro Gattuso’s Napoli, who’re 4 factors behind leaders AC Milan in Serie A, will face one other Spanish aspect within the form of Granada, whereas Milan have been handed a tie with Red Star Belgrade in a conflict of former European champions.
New Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen will tackle Swiss aspect Young Boys, whereas Ajax face present Ligue 1 leaders Lille after being eradicated from a tricky Champions League group that contained Liverpool and Atalanta.
Arsenal have a difficult tie with Benfica after topping their group with six wins from six, whereas fellow Premier League outfits Tottenham and Leicester City will conflict with Austria’s Wolfsberg and Slavia Prague respectively.
Scottish Premiership leaders Rangers tackle Royal Antwerp after ending above Benfica to high Group D.
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