Are you agree that eliminated from the Champions League play Europe?
Do you agree that the teams eliminated from the Champions play the Europa League? It has become customary in recent years that the third-placed of the group stage of the Champions are repescados to play the Europa League. A measure adopted 1999 and allowing a second chance to those who died in the continental showpiece.
Is it okay for teams eliminated from the Champions to play the Europa League?
A situation, the less distinctive, which is usually not given in many other sports and it raises a question of substance: Should the UEFA abolish this rule to allow third-party classifieds from the Champions League group stage to play? At first sight, the idea was hatched at the end of the last century in order to revalue the competition and give it more prestige rivals draft. But nevertheless, seen from another point of view, we may be talking about a misrepresentation of the Europa League.
Why? Well, for several reasons. The first is a classification given to the round of 32 best about this season clubs whose merits have been compromised. The second, because the chance to win a major tournament for smaller teams lost, or is qualified significantly.
Having seen the background, in 2013 (Chelsea), in 2011 (Porto), 2009 (Shakhtar Donest) or Seville (2020) Champion of Champions wine. On the opposite side, it is also true that being the champion of the Europa League, It also gives you the ticket to play the next Champions League. As was the case with Villarreal who managed to win the Europa League 2021 and this gave the step to the Champions of the following year.