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“I wish to face Barcelona”- Former Chelsea trainer Maurizio Sarri desires his Lazio staff to stand the Cules within the Europa League

Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri has expressed his want to stand Barcelona within the Europa League knockout spherical play-off. Having completed 2d in Crew E, the previous Chelsea boss’ Serie A facet should participate within the Europa League knockout spherical play-off.

Beginning this season, each Europa League workforce level runner-up should conquer an extra impediment. They’ll must tackle one of the crucial 8 groups that got here 3rd of their Champions League workforce and have been therefore eradicated.

Xavi’s FC Barcelona have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League this season after completing at the back of Bayern Munich and Benfica in Crew E. Barcelona suffered two consecutive 3-0 defeats towards Bayern and Benfica of their opening two video games. They bounced again with two slim wins over Dynamo Kyiv on matchday 3 and 4, however once more failed to triumph over Bayern and Benfica.

within the Champions League this season:

Timo Werner: 3 objectives in 3 video games
FC Barcelona: 2 objectives in 6 video games

within the Champions League this season:Timo Werner: 3 objectives in 3 gamesFC Barcelona: 2 objectives in 6 video games https://t.co/cROvMCvh5t

Having continued 3 defeats and a attract six suits, Barcelona crashed out of Europe’s premier pageant. Barcelona’s sudden removing will see them participate within the Europa League for the primary time in 17 years.

To make issues worse, Barcelona don’t seem to be but assured a passage to the Europa League last-16. They will have to first conquer a Europa League workforce level runner-up sooner than they are able to get started plotting their subsequent strikes.

Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio, however, have been bested via Galatasaray in Crew E and at the moment are ready to be pitted towards a Champions League reject. Sarri needs for his facet to tackle Barcelona, essentially as a result of he has no longer but performed towards the Blaugrana in his occupation.

When requested about his most well-liked Europa League knockout spherical opponent, Sarri informed Sky Sports activities Italia (by the use of LazioNews24):

“I wish to face Barcelona as a result of they’re the one staff I’ve by no means confronted in my occupation.”

Sarri’s Lazio these days in finding themselves within the 8th place in Serie A, trailing leaders AC Milan via 13 issues after 16 matchdays.

Barcelona getting ready to scrub space in January

Pissed off via the UEFA Champions League go out, Barcelona are reportedly getting ready to promote as many as 5 avid gamers within the iciness switch window. Sergino Dest, Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti, Oscar Mingueza and Luuk de Jong are believed to be on Barcelona’s sell-list.

The final time Barcelona performed within the Europa League was once 2003-04.

Lionel Messi made his debut for Barcelona in 2004-05 and he left 4 months in the past.

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The final time Barcelona performed within the Europa League was once 2003-04.Lionel Messi made his debut for Barcelona in 2004-05 and he left 4 months in the past.We are simply pronouncing 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/i1oUkNhrqH

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The Blaugrana also are eager about signing a winger once imaginable, however the Champions League go out has difficult any possible switch.

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