March 26, 2023

The Europa League quarter-finals will be dominated by the poster between Manchester United, winners in 2017, and Sevilla FC, who hold the record for titles in the event, according to the draw made on Friday.

The English led by Marcus Rashford will receive the first leg at Old Trafford, Thursday April 13, before moving the following week to Andalusia to challenge the team led by Jorge Sampaoli, Thursday April 20.

The European campaign of the Red Devils, current third in the Premier League, therefore retains a strong Spanish accent after their winning confrontations against FC Barcelona in the play-offs and against Betis, another Sevilla team, in the round of 16.

The winner of the clash between Manchester and Sevilla FC, a C3 specialist with six titles (2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020), will face Juventus Turin or Sporting in the semi-finals, opposed in the quarters.

The Italians, not at best in the league with a seventh place, will be wary of the Portuguese, who fell Arsenal in the previous round on penalties.

The Dutch of Feyernoord have the opportunity to take revenge against AS Roma of José Mourinho, already their opponent last season in the final of the Europa League Conference, the third European Cup.

Finally, the surprise team of Union Saint-Gilloise, for which it is the first European campaign, fell on Bayer Leverkusen of Moussa Diaby who, on Thursday, celebrated his recall to the French team with a goal against the Hungarians of Ferencvaros (2-0).

The semi-finals will take place on April 13 and 20, while the final is scheduled in Budapest on May 31.

Europa League quarter-final posters:

Manchester United (ENG) – Sevilla FC (ESP)

Juventus Torino (ITA) – Sporting (POR)

Bayer Leverkusen (GER) – Union Saint-Gilloise (BEL)

Feyenoord (NED) – AS Roma (ITA)

Table of semi-finals:

Winner of Juventus Turin-Sporting against winner of Manchester United-Sevilla FC

Winner of Feyenoord-AS Roma against winner of Bayer Leverkusen-Union Saint-Gilloise

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