FC Barcelona draw Manchester United in the Europa League

On February 16 at Spotify Camp Nou, the blaugranes will face the Premier League team, with the away leg taking place a week later on February 23.

In the Europa League, FC Barcelona will face Manchester United. The home match will take place at Spotify Camp Nou on February 16 and the away leg will be held on February 23.

The UEFA Europa League play-off round features matches between FC Barcelona and the teams who placed second in their respective UEFA Europa League groups, as well as the teams that finished third in their respective UEFA Champions League groups this season.

The history of Manchester United in Europe

The Premier League presents a challenge for Barça since the Manchester-based team has a formidable history in European play, having won six trophies, including three Champions League titles and the 2017 UEFA Europa League.

Barça and Manchester United faced off in the Champions League final twice, with the blaugranas triumphing in 2009 and 2011. United has more domestic league titles (20) than any other English team.

The return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Barcelona

The potential return of Cristiano Ronaldo to play Barça will be one of the draw’s most fascinating elements. During his initial stint with United, as well as his time with Real Madrid and Juventus, the Portuguese striker faced Barça. a talented group

Along with Ronaldo, the English team also has players like Bruno Fernandes, Antony, Jadon Sancho, Casemiri, Christian Eriksen, and Marcos Rashford who are talented. Erik ten Hag, a Dutchman, is their current coach. He oversaw an Ajax squad that included Frenkie de Jong and advanced to the Champions League semifinals in 2018–19.

The remaining play-off round pairings are as follows: Juventus vs. Nantes; Sporting vs. Midtjylland.

Stade Rennais vs. Shakhtar Donetsk

Union Berlin vs. Ajax

ASG vs. Bayer Leverkusen

Sevilla against. PSV; FC Salzburg vs. Roma; Eindhoven FC

In the UEFA Europa League play-offs for a spot in the round of 16, Manchester United was drawn against Barcelona on Monday.

Barcelona and Manchester United played twice in the Champions League finals in 2009 and 2011, but Manchester United lost both games. Additionally, Manchester United was defeated by Barcelona in both halves of the 2018–19 European Cup quarterfinals.

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