Europa League 2019-20 Gameweek 4: Preview of key clashes
Several top teams will aim to bolster their qualification chances in gameweek 4 of the UEFA Europa League 2019-20. All the groups from A-L are in action tonight. One hopes to see some exciting football on offer in Europe's second-tier club competition. Earlier, Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday night. Here is the preview of key clashes.
Premier League club Manchester United will be eyeing a step closer to qualification. They face Partizan at Old Trafford. United have registered two wins and a draw so far in their three Group L matches. United will need to get back in shape after losing against Bournemouth over the weekend. Meanwhile, defender Victor Lindelof is out for United with a back injury.
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes there is a chance to script much-needed victories. "We think we should have had a few more results than we have got, but we need to keep working and we know we are on the right track. Of course, Saturday was disappointing and now there is a chance for us to get two wins before the break."
Wolves will aim to keep up with their form of late in the Europa League. They are set to face Slovan Bratislava at home. They had won the away fixture against tonight's opponent in Slovakia. Manager Nuno Espirito Santo said Wolves are fully focused on their upcoming game. "We want to play, perform, we are back at Molineux and want to perform well."
AS Roma face a tricky away test against Bundesliga league leaders Borussia Monchengladbach in Group J. The Italian side lead the proceedings with five points and will want to keep their unbeaten run on course. Meanwhile, it's a must-win game for Gladbach. The two other sides in the group have four points each. One could see more twists and turns.
Group A sees leaders Sevilla eyeing a fourth consecutive win and securing their berth in the next round. They face F91 Dudelange away from home. Scottish side Rangers face FC Porto at home. Both sides have four points each in Group G. Meanwhile, Lazio host Celtic in a crunch game. Neil Lennon's side leads Group E with seven points.