After their historic 7-0 defeat at Anfield on March 5, Manchester United raised their head at Old Trafford by largely dominating Bétis Sevilla 4-1 on Thursday March 9 in the round of 16 first leg of the Europa League. The Mancunians with this victory almost take shelter for the return Thursday, March 16.
Most of the teams have maintained their rank as favourites. AS Roma easily defeated Real Sociedad 2-0 like FC Sevilla won Fernerbahce. Bayer Leverkusen, who beat Monaco in the round of 16, won with the same scoreline against Ferencvaros. Juventus had more difficulty but secured the essential 1-0 before traveling to Germany. Finally Shakhtar and Feyenoord, Union Berlin and Royale Union SG and Sporting – Arsenal all ended in a draw. The Premier League leader did not shine and took advantage of a CSC to come back to score in the second half.
The results of the round of 16 first leg of the Europa League 2023
- Roma (ITA) – Real Sociedad (ESP): 2-0
- Bayer Leverkusen (GER) – Ferencvaros (HON): 2-0
- Sporting CP (POR) – Arsenal (ENG): 2-2
- Sevilla FC (ESP) – Fenerbahce (TUR): 2-0
- Man United (ENG) – Betis Sevilla (ESP): 4-1
- Union Berlin (GER) – Union Saint-Gilloise (BEL): 3-3
- Shakhtar (UKR) – Feyenoord Rotterdam (NL): 1-1
- Juventus (ITA) – SC Freiburg (GER): 1-0
On which channel to follow the knockout stages of the Europa League?
With the absence of French clubs in the Europa League, this is the paying channel RMC Sports which will broadcast the eight posters of the knockout stages of the Europa League.
What is the calendar for the Europa League 2022-2023?
The group stage of the Europa Football League is played from Thursday September 8, 2022 to Thursday November 3, 2022 while the knockout stage will be played from Thursday February 16, 2023 to Thursday May 18, 2023. As for the final, it is scheduled on May 31, 2023 at the Puskas Arena stadium in Budapest (Hungary). The calendar was then drawn up as follows by UEFA:
- Direct elimination
- Round of 16: March 9 and 16, 2023
- Quarter-finals: April 13 and 20, 2023
- Semi-finals: May 11 and 18, 2023
- Final: May 31, 2023 at the Puskas Arena stadium in Budapest (Hungary)
On which TV channel to watch the Europa League in France?
As last season, UEFA has awarded the 2022/2023 Europa League French TV rights to RMC Sport, M6 And Canal+ which will ensure the broadcast until the end of the 2023/2024 season. Canal + will co-broadcast with M6 the poster for each Thursday and RMC Sport offers all the remaining matches. M6 will broadcast the final scheduled for May 31, 2023.