Chances of qualifying for the 8th finals, according to ESPN’s Soccer Power Index

The activity of the Europa League with the first leg matches of the round of 32 and the Naples of ‘Chucky’ Lozano is one of the leading candidates to win the title

According to Soccer Power Index de FiveThirtyEight, the squad led by Gennaro Gattuso is in the Top 5 favorite clubs to lift the title with a 7% of possibilities. Lozano and company will face Granada of the Spanish league in the first knockout round and have a 77% of probabilities of qualifying to the knockout stages.

For his part, PSV from the mexican Erick Gutiérrez will collide with Olympiacos, favorite team to advance to the next round with a 64% possibilities, while the tulip set has the 36% options.

The Edson Álvarez’s Ajax will face Lille, a club in which the Mexican Eugenio Pizzuto plays, and the Amsterdam squad is favorite to qualify for the round of 16 with a 53% of possibilities and the French have 47%.

Next, we share the rest of the Europa League series for the round of 32 and the chances of each club to advance:

Manchester United (56%) vs. Real Sociedad (44%)
Dynamo (35%) vs. Club Bruges (65%)
Wolfsberg (11%) vs. Tottenham (89%)
Slavia Praga (22%) vs. Leicester City (78%)
Young Boys (32%) vs. Bayer Leverkusen (68%)
Red Star (23%) vs. AC Milan (77%)
Braga (28%) vs. Roma (72%)
Krasnodar (49%) vs. Dinamo Zagreb (51%)
Benfica (34%) vs. Arsenal (66%)
Molde FK (36%) vs. Hoffenheim (64%)
M. Tel-Aviv (31%) vs. Shakhtar (69%)
Antwerp (26%) vs. Rangers (74%)
Salzburg (54%) vs. Villarreal (46%)


Manchester United is the Soccer Power Index favorite to win the Europa League with 11% chance. The Red Devils failed in the Champions League being eliminated in the Group Phase, so now the whole of the Premier League will try to finish the 2020/21 season with the European title. Below United is the Real society with a 8% of probabilities.

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For its part, in third place there is a triple tie between Leicester City, Arsenal and Napoli with 7%. Other equipments like Tottenham, Roma, AC Milan, Ajax and Villarreal have less than 6% chances of winning the Europa League.


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