Two of Europe’s giants face off in the inauspicious circumstances of a Europa League play-off on Thursday night. Barcelona failed to qualify from their Champions League group which featured Bayern Munich and Inter Milan, whilst United finished behind Real Sociedad in their Europa League group, dropping them into this play-off round. Both teams are however […]
These often-maligned European competitions can still offer some cracking games when it comes to the knockout fixtures, as teams that finished 3rd in their Champions League group come to play with unknown underdogs and rising powers. Here are three key fixtures to look out for.