December 21, 2007

UEFA Cup 2007-08, Knockout Round: Final 32 Clubs.

Filed under: UEFA Cup / Europa League — admin @ 6:55 am


UEFA Cup 2007-08, Knockout Round.  Qualifiers. (Winner of Group listed first.)

Group A.  Qualified:  Everton,  Nurnberg,  Zenit St. Petersburg.                   Eliminated: Larisa,  AZ Alkmaar.

Group B.  QualifiedAtletico Madrid,  Panathinaikos,  Aberdeen.         Eliminated: Copenhagen,  Lokomotiv Moscow.

Group C.  Qualified:  Villareal,  Fiorentina,  AEK Athens.                          Eliminated: Mlada Boleslav,  Elfsborg.

Group D.  Qualified:  Hamburg,  FK Basel,  Brann.                                           Eliminated: Dinamo Zagreb,  Rennes.

Group E.  Qualified:  Bayer Leverkusen,  Spartak Moscow,  Zurich.                Eliminated:  Sparta Prague,  Toulouse.

Group F.  Qualified:  Bayern Munich,  Sporting Braga,  Bolton.                Eliminated:  Aris Thessaloniki,  Red Star Belgrade.

Group G.  Qualified:  Getafe,  Tottenham,  Anderlect.                                           Eliminated: AaB Aalborg,  Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Group H. Qualified: Bordeaux,  Helsingborgs,  Galatasaray.                                   Eliminated:  Panionios,  Austria Vienna.

Teams from Champions League.  (Finished 3rd in their groups there, thus qualifying for the UEFA Cup Knockout Round.)  Benfica,  Marseille,  PSV Eindhoven,  Rangers,  Rosenborg,  Slavia Prague,  Sporting Lisbon,  Werder Bremen.

Interesting note:  the 9 teams with the lowest average attendance in the Group Stage were all eliminated.  But Slavia Prague, with a miniscule 4,700 average gate in the Czech league, advanced to this competition with a 3rd-place finish in the Champions League Group Stage. 

Here are the matchups for the Knockout Round:oofa_matchups.gif 

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