Manchester Joined to confront Barcelona in Europa Association season finisher

Barcelona and Manchester Joined will meet in the Europa Association season finisher round in February following the Catalan side’s end from the Heroes Association.

Barcelona neglected to escape a gathering which included Bayern Munich and Bury Milan, dropping into the Europa Association for the subsequent season running. Joined together, in the mean time, completed second in their gathering behind LaLiga side Genuine Sociedad.

It is a draw the two sides would have jumped at the chance to stay away from, with Barcelona and Joined among the top picks to go as far as possible in the opposition. The tie will be played more than two legs on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23, with the main leg occurring at Camp Nou and the return game at Old Trafford seven days after the fact.

Barcelona are top of LaLiga having lost only one game in the association this season following summer spending of over €150 million, including the €45m marking of Robert Lewandowski.

“Once more the draw has given us the most troublesome adversary,” Barca mentor Xavi said. “However, we will anticipate it and we will compete. They are a notable side, they have grown a ton with the appearance of Ten Witch, they have incredible players. It’s the most obviously awful draw we might have. Indeed.

“No karma. In some cases it’s an or more to play against the best sides. Perhaps it will rescue the best once again from us here and at Old Trafford. It’s a test.”


It will be the main gathering between the two clubs since they confronted each other in the Heroes Association quarterfinal in 2018-19. Barcelona dominated both matches on that event, advancing 4-0 on total.


The different sides likewise met in the 2009 and 2011 Bosses Association finals, with Barcelona winning the twice, while Joined’s last success against the Spanish side came in the 2008 Heroes Association elimination round.


“We will examine them completely. They’re an extraordinary group, not in view of Cristiano. They are a notable club and they likewise have the need to win.”


We will attempt to win it. The club has always lost the Europa Association and we will go all on a mission to attempt to win it, there isn’t anything else for it,” Xavi said.


“Cristiano is an incredible player. He has denoted a time in football and he can in any case have the effect in games. The have extraordinary players, extraordinary people, however I would feature the gathering.

Europa League playoff draw

Barcelona    vs  Manchester United

Juventus      vs  Nantes

Sporting     vs  Midtjylland

Shakhtar Donetsk    vs  Rennes

Ajax      vs   Union Berlin

Bayer Leverkusen  vs  Monaco

Fc Salzburg vs  PSV Eindhoven

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