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Alla Zakarian

14-12-2018 | 11:37 Football

Europa League. Possible opponents for Chelsea in the Round of 32

Chelsea ended their Europa League group stage campaign with 2-2 away draw to MOL Vidi but Maurizio Sarri can now look forward to finding out his side’s opponents in the 32 knockout round. RULES There are two pots of clubs for the round of 32 draw – with the 12 group winners and the four best third-ranked teams in the UEFA Champions League group stage all seeded. The seeded teams are drawn against the 12 group runners-up and the remaining third-placed Champions League sides. The seeded teams are at home in the second leg. No team can play a club from their UEFA Europa League group or a side from the same national association. Any other restrictions will be announced ahead of the draw. Who can they get in the draw for the last-32? Chelsea can face Club Brugge (BEL) , Fenerbahçe (TUR), Galatasaray (TUR), Krasnodar (RUS), Lazio (ITA), Malmö (SWE), Olympiacos (GRE), Rapid Wien (AUT), Rennes (FRA), Sporting CP (POR), Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR), Slavia Praha (CZE), Viktoria Plzeň (CZE), Zürich (SUI). The draw will take place on Monday, December 17 at 12pm GMT, following the Champions League draw. Who do you want to see as an opponent for Maurizio Sarri’s side?

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