Today Ludogorets will know his rival in the Europa League
Today, after 14:00, Bulgarian champion Ludogorets will learn his rival in the 1/16-finals for Europa League. Dimitar Dimitrov-Hero’s team is in the ballot of the non-winning teams after finishing second in group C of the tournament.
This means that the Bulgarian champion will face one of the 15 placed teams because the rules do not allow to play at this stage with the winner of his group – Braga. Among the possible rivals are the names of European colossus, such as Milan, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid. The finalists of the Champions League in 2014 and 2016, like Sporting (Lisbon), Leipzig and CSKA (Moscow) of Georgi Milanov, are the four placed, which finished third in the group stage of the Champions League.
Two of the potential rivals – Lazio and Victoria (Pilsen) have already dropped out of Ludogorets in the European tournaments.
Potential rivals of Ludogorets: CSKA (Moscow), Atletico (Madrid), Leipzig, Sporting (Lisbon), Villarreal, Dinamo (Kiev), Milan, Lazio, Atalanta, Lokomotiv, Moscow, , Zenith and Salzburg.
The teams from the Ludogorets Urn: Spartacus (Moscow), Napoli, Celtic, Borussia (Dortmund), Astana, Partizan, AEK, Lyon, FC Copenhagen, Steaua, Red Star, Oosterndon, Nice, Real Sociedad and Olympique Marseille.