In the Europa League, there is only one match day in the preliminary round and many decisions have already been made, but not all. Overview of groups status …
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Regarding the rules: The first team in each group qualifies directly for the 16th round, and the second round meets the third group of the second Champions League. Matches between clubs of the same national association are excluded. Finishers who finish third in a group will also be in Europe for the winter, but should start in the Europa Conference League in the spring. Only the fourth group escaped safely.
In Group a Everything has already been decided: Olympique Lyonnais (15 points) have qualified for the round of 16, while the Glasgow Rangers (7) have qualified for the second round due to direct comparisons with Sparta Brock (4). Prague and Brandy IF (2) determine third place in direct fighting in the Czech capital.
Nico Kovac and AS Monaco (11 points) won Group B First place confirmed. PSV Eindhoven (8) and Real Sociedad San Sebastian (6) are battling for second place in a live fight in the Basque Country. Sturm Cross (1) was eliminated.
However, there is great excitement there Group cAll four teams still have a chance to progress. Leicester (8 points), Spartak Moscow (7), SSC Napoli (7) and Legia Warsaw (6) are two points apart. Napoli face Leicester, Legia face Spartak.
Eintracht Frankfurt (11 points) and Olympiacos (9) decide the final day. Team d First in long distance fighting. SGE is required in Fenerbahce (5), Greeks (2) in Antwerp. Having won the direct comparison against Antwerp, Fener is definitely in third place.
Lazio is ranked 8 points Group E Second place, but a win on home soil against Galatasaray (11) could push the Turks out of first place. Olympic Marseille (4) and locomotive Moscow (2) are bidding farewell to the Europa League and fighting for third place in straight fights in southern France.
It becomes tricky inside Group F., The league-leading Red Star Belgrade (10 points) will go on to win or draw the last match at Sporting Prague (9). FC Midtjylland (8) lurks and works easily with Ludogorez Rasgrad (1), an Bulgarian who has already left.
In Group G Unloaded in the meantime: Bayer Leverkusen (13 points) have come round with 16 tickets due to a direct comparison they made with Real Betis (10). The Spaniards are comforting themselves in the second round because they cannot be matched by Celtic Glasgow (6), who have already adjusted to the conference league, or by Ferrero-Waldner Budapest (0).
Five points after five games is enough for West Ham United Group H.Get first place, thereby making it to the last 16 rounds. The English may be in the race for second place because they will finish second on the final day of the match. KRC Genk (5) is in third place with a home game against Rapid Wien (3), who can qualify for the conference league three times.
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