The draw for the final price of the European Football Conference League tournament, which took place today, Friday, in Nyon, Switzerland, resulted in a confrontation that seemed relatively difficult for Italian clubs.
Spain’s Villarreal will also face a tough test against Belgian Anderlecht, while England’s West Ham will face Cypriot AEK Larnaca.
The result of the lottery was as follows:
AEK Larnaca (Cyprus) – West Ham (England)
Fiorentina (Italy) – Sivasspor (Turkey)
Lazio (Italy) – Alkmaar (Netherlands)
Lech Poznań (Poland) – Djurgården (Sweden)
Basel (Switzerland) – Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)
Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova) – Nice (France)
Anderlecht (Belgium) – Villarreal (Spain)
Ghent (Belgium) – Istanbul Basaksehir (Turkey).
1/8 final set ✅
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The first legs will take place on March 9, and the second legs on March 16, provided that the second legs will be held by the teams that finished first in their groups and qualified directly for this round.
The exception is that this season there are two teams from the same city in the continental competition (Rome and Lazio Roma from Italy, and Fenerbahce and Istanbul Basaksehir from Turkey), the match between Lazio and Alkmaar will take place on Tuesday, March. 7, and Istanbul Basaksehir vs Ghent, Wednesday 15th.