The Red Devils look to avoid some pretty names in the draw stage after making their way back into the competition
Manchester United saw a disappointing spell in the just concluded UEFA Champions League campaign where they crashed out in the group stages.
Despite taking off early in full force, Manchester United suffered a late slack and disappointed lost the top 2 spot to Leipzig who hopped on a late trip to the knockout stages.
United didn’t let the disappointment weigh them down as they went on to fire into a 2nd place finish on the Premier League table.
Finishing in this position helped United gain a spot in the UCL draw pot 2 which would see them avoid some pretty names in the competition.
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Below are teams in the Pot 2 with Manchester United
- Real Madrid: Los Blancos ended the 2020/2021 season without any trophy, slashing their history since 2009/2010 season after losing to Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey round of 32. But managing the finish behind La Liga winners, Atletico Madrid; Real Madrid are in the pot 2 with Manchester United.
- Barcelona FC: The Catalans have their Copa Del Rey title to thank for making it into the Pot 2 after a disappointing 3rd place finish last season.
- Paris Saint German: The Parisians served Barcelona hot in the knockout stages but was handed a shocker in their local league by Lille who clinged on the top spot.
- Juventus: Seeing the Old Lady in the Pot 2 with Manchester United only explains how much of a thriller the last season was. Inter finishing top spot to end Juve’s long Serie A reign landed the Torino based club in the Pot 2.
- Liverpool Football Club: Not really deserving for The Reds after not being able to repeat neither their UCL victory nor the Premier League triumph. But they still managed to stay unbeaten in their last ten league games. Finishing third in England gained them a spot into their next UCL trial.
- Borussia Dortmund: BVB managed to finish the season with the German Cup while losing out the top 2 spot to finish 3rd on the Bundesliga table after sacking their manager, Favre halfway to replace with Edin Terzic.
- Sevilla: Sevilla finished fourth on the league table and also saw a late Copa Dey Rey knockout.