Lazio seeded for Europa League draw

first_imgLazio have been seeded into Pot 1 for the upcoming UEFA Europa League draw, according to Football Italia.After Atalanta’a shock elimination which came at the hands of Danish side Copenhagen, Lazio and AC Milan are the only representatives of the Serie A, and the Biancocelesti have been seeded into Pot 1 with the likes of Sevilla, Arsenal and Chelsea.Other results in the play-offs mean that Lazio are top seeds in the draw for the group stage, which is in Monte Carlo on Friday at 12.00 UK time.Their position was boosted by the elimination in the preliminary stage of Steaua Bucharest and FC Basel.As Milan have barely featured on the continent in recent years, they are in Pot 2 with a weakened co-efficient ranking.Fonseca hints Smalling could debut tomorrow Manuel R. Medina – August 31, 2019 AS Roma manager Paulo Fonseca has hinted Chris Smalling could debut in tomorrow’s Derby Della Capitale between his team and Lazio.It means they could be placed in the same group as Andre Silva’s Sevilla, Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea, Arsenal, Zenit St Petersburg, Bayer Leverkusen or Dynamo Kiev.Pot 1: Sevilla, Arsenal, Chelsea, Zenit, Bayer Leverkusen, Dynamo Kiev, Besiktas, Red Bull Salzburg, Olympiacos, Villarreal, Anderlecht, Lazio.Pot 2: Sporting, Ludogorets, Copenhagen, Olympique Marseille, Celtic, PAOK, Milan, Racing Genk, Fenerbahce,Krasnodar, Astana, Rapid Vienna.Pot 3: Betis, Qarabag, BATE Borisov, Dinamo Zagreb, RB Leipzig, Eintracht Frankfurt, Malmo, Spartak Moscow, Standard Liege, Zurich, Bordeaux, Rennes.Pot 4: Apollon Limassol, Rosenborg, Vorskla Poltava, Slavia Prague, Akhisarspor, Jablonec,AEK Larnaca, Vidi, Rangers, Dudelange,Spartak Trnava, Sarpsborg.last_img

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