FC Copenhagen meets Celtic in Europa League

FC Copenhagen in the Europa League 16.-delsfinale meeting of the scottish Celtic. The matches are played 20. and 27. February. FC Copenhagen in the Europa Lea

FC Copenhagen meets Celtic in Europa League

FC Copenhagen in the Europa League 16.-delsfinale meeting of the scottish Celtic. The matches are played 20. and 27. February.

FC Copenhagen in the Europa League 16.-delsfinale meeting Celtic from Scotland.

How to shaped, when the draw on Monday was made in Nyon.

Celtic paved the way for the next stage of the tournament by winning group E ahead of the Romanian Cluj, Italian Lazio and Rennes from France.

FCK advanced barely, although the last group stage match against Malmö FF on Thursday was lost with 0-1 in the Park.

The Danish team was, however, rescued by a swiss sensation, when FC Lugano at stamford bridge got a draw against Dynamo Kiev, which drew buck in pursuit to go on.

the FCK went thus ahead on the second place after having scored nine points in six matches. It came via two wins over Lugano, and the three drawn games.

The Danish team was Monday useedet and could have pulled big clubs like Manchester United, Arsenal or Inter, but now waiting for so Celtic, which was also on the menu, as FCK the first time reached the group stage in the Champions League.

It was in the season 2006-07, where the FCK lost 0-1 out, but won 3-1 at home over Celtic. Celtic went on, while the FCK ended last in the group despite seven points.

the Fighting in the next round is played according to the plan 20. and 27. February. FCK must play at home in the first match, but it is not yet determined with certainty.

Here Manchester United meeting, the belgian Club Brugge, while Arsenal to be up against Olympiakos from Greece.

Ajax, who last season reached the semifinals of the Champions League clash with the Spanish Getafe. Malmö FF drew the German Wolfsburg.

the Europe League final is played in the Polish Gdansk, 27. may. The winner of the tournament will get access to the Champions League in the next season.

In the last season the tournament was won by Chelsea, in the purely English finale beat Arsenal 4-1 in Baku.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 16 December 2019, 13:00

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