The draw leaves strong clashes in the European League

The European Football Championship (European League) group stage draw for the 2022-2023 football season, which was drawn on Friday in Istanbul, Turkey, resulted in even matchups for the big clubs.

Thus, the Manchester United team was involved in a relatively difficult group with Real Sociedad, Omonia Nicosia and Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova), who last season defeated Real Madrid in the Champions League.

As for Arsenal, they clash with Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven along with Norway’s Bodo Glimt and Zurich in the first group.

The second group included Dynamo Kyiv, Rennes, Fenerbahce and AEK Larnaca.

Roma finished in Group C along with Ludogorets (Bulgaria), Real Betis and HJK Helsinki, and Sporting Braga was in Group D, along with Malmo, Union Berlin and Saint-Gilloise (Belgium).

Lazio entered Group F, along with Feyenoord, Midtland and Sturm Graz.

As for Olympiacos, they face Karabakh (Azerbaijan), Freiburg (Germany), Nantes (France) in Group G.

Monaco finished in Group H with Red Star Belgrade, Trabzonspor and Ferencvárosi (Hungary).

The following is an inventory of the groups that resulted in the lottery:

Group A: Arsenal (England), Eindhoven (Netherlands), Bodø/Glimt (Norway), Zurich (Switzerland)

Group B: Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine), Rennes (France), Fenerbahce (Turkey), AEK Larnaca (Cyprus)

Group C: Roma (Italy), Ludogorets (Bulgaria), Real Betis (Spain), HJK Helsinki (Finland)

Group D: Braga (Portugal), Malmo (Sweden), Union Berlin (Germany), Saint-Gilloise (Belgium)

Group E: Manchester United (England), Real Sociedad (Spain), Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova), Omonia Nicosia (Cyprus)

Group F: Lazio (Italy), Feyenoord (Netherlands), Midtland (Denmark), Sturm Graz (Austria)

Group G: Olympiacos (Greece), Karabakh (Azerbaijan), Freiburg (Germany), Nantes (France)

Group H: Red Star (Serbia), Monaco (France), Ferencvaros (Hungary), Trabzonspor (Turkey)