Zenit vs Liverpool, Sparta Prague vs Chelsea, Spurs vs Lyon & Newcastle vs Metalist: Europa League Open Thread
After yesterday’s sensational match between Real Madrid and Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League, it’s time for the UEFA Europa League. Four Premier League teams are in action today starting with Zenit St Petersburg versus Liverpool (at Noon ET), followed by Sparta Prague against Chelsea (at 1pm ET), Tottenham Hotspur versus Lyon (at 3pm ET) and, last but not least, Newcastle United versus Metalist (at 3pm ET).
If you live in the United States, all of the matches are being televised and will be shown live on television and the Internet (view the schedule here).
Liverpool’s starting XI: Reina, Johnson, Enrique, Carragher, Skrtel, Allen, Henderson, Gerrard, Sterling, Downing, Suarez.
Today’s matches in the Europa League are the first leg in the round of 32. The second leg matches will be played on February 21.
Before, during or after today’s Europa League matches, post your rants, raves, questions or observations in the comments section below.