Thursday night see us switch attention to the Europa league, after an interesting week in the UEFA champions league that saw some teams achieved qualification to the knockout stage with 2 games to spare.
The Europa league is not as glamorous as the champions league but it is keenly contested, with a place in the group stage of next season champions league on offer for the winner.
Like the champions league, some clubs could qualify for the Europa league knockout stage today if results go their way.
Confirming qualification tonight will give clubs the opportunity to rotate their squad as we move into the business end of the season.
Mkwrites is here with the names of clubs who could wrap up qualification tonight if results go their way.
AS Roma could qualify in group A tonight, if they beat CFR Cluj and CSKA Sofia failed to beat Young Boys.
A win today will leave AS Roma on 10 points with 2 games remaining and that is enough to wrap up qualification.
Arsenal have won their 3 games in group B so far and a win today could be enough to see them move to the knockout stage.
Victory over Molde will see the Gunners qualify, if Rapid Wien fail to beat Dundalk.
The winner of the Rangers vs Benfica fixture will qualify if Standard Leige win against Lech Poznan.
Granada could wrap up qualification in group E with a win tonight.
Victory for the LaLiga based club against Omonoia FC will see them qualify, if PAOK FC secure a win over third place PSV Eindhoven.
Leicester have won their 3 games in group G to earn 9 points so far.
A win against Braga tonight is all they need to secure qualification.
Like Leicester, Villarreal have won all their games so far and victory tonight is all they need to qualify.
A win over Maccabi Tel Aviv will see the Spanish LaLiga side book their place in the knockout stage with 2 games left.
Hoffenheim will qualify with a win over Slovan Liberec tonight.
A win will see Hoffenheim on 12 points, 9 points ahead of the third place team with just games remaining.
That is 7 clubs in total who could qualify after today fixtures. AS Roma, Arsenal, either Rangers or Benfica, Granada, Leicester, Villarreal and Hoffenheim.
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