Can the union do what the club could not do yesterday? The Vice Champion can celebrate the victory of the group, if he later beats Malmö. Or if the match, like Union Berlin-Braga, ends in a draw.
If the federation does not lose – or Berlin-Braga does not draw – our representative will advance in the Europa League anyway.
If Al Ittihad takes second place, an additional round has been waiting since this season. The runners-up in the eight Europa League groups will play a play-off against the eight-thirds of the Champions League in February. The European League teams are ranked. The winners of these duels can go to the 1/8 finals of the European League.
No match is without pressure on Anderlecht, it seems. Purple & White receive FCSB with a knife to their throat, because if they don’t win and do Silkeborg (against West Ham), a Conference League winter would already be impossible.
The first shot goes straight to the 1/8 finals. The 8th runner-up of the Conference League plays against 8ths of the Europa League. League conference teams are ranked. The winners of those duels go to the 1/8 finals of a conference league.
Hopefully they’ve already found a four-leaf clover in Ireland at the KAA Gent. Better beat Shamrock Rovers if the Buffalo want to continue in the Conference League.
When KAA Gent draws and his generator wins (against Djurgårdens), the European adventure ends. This is also the case if Ghent loses and Molde gets at least 1 point.
Winning would make the task in the last (decisive) group match against the Norwegians a lot easier anyway.
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