It’s time to get back down to business with UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, and today, we’re going to take a look specifically at Group F. There are four legitimate contenders when it comes to the top two automatic qualification spots, and while there’s not much further left to go, there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty left in the air. The game we’re looking at today will be contested between Norway and Spain, who are in two very different positions.
Mallorca take on Albacete in the second of the Spanish Segunda playoff games on Thursday night. This is the first of two legs, taking place in Mallorca and the teams will fight it out again a few days from now in Albacete to decide the winner. Whoever does that will play in the final, taking on either Deportivo or Malaga.
Albacete are coming into the playoffs on a poor run, falling from 2nd down to 4th in the table after a string of late defeats.
The Spanish playoffs are still taking place, with a place in La Liga up for grabs to the winner. On Wednesday, Malaga travel to Deportivo with both clubs looking to progress. The winner of this two legged tie will take on the winner of the game between Mallorca and Albacete in a winner takes all game, with the winner of that becoming the 20th and final team to make it into the La Liga line up for the 2019/20 season.
The curtain is set to come down on the Spanish football season this weekend, and what a season it has been. In terms of European competition it’s fair to say that the nation has been knocked off of its perch, although interestingly enough, both of the teams involved in this cup final were able to reach the semi finals of their respective competitions – something that nobody else managed in Spain. Still, we aren’t here to talk about that,
We could have a few big transfers this summer if you believe the rumour mill. One of the biggest looks set to be the move of Gareth Bale, with his destination currently unknown. Bale has had a troubled time in Real Madrid, which is strange as he has been there during a very successful period for them. They have won three Champions League titles during his time at the club, with Bale scoring in two of the finals.