Liverpool have become the fourth favorite to win the EUROPA LEAGUE after their chaotic Champions League defeat at Napoli, with stats suggesting Reds could face European relegation this season… but Arsenal are backed to win the trophy for Man United
- Liverpool suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat at Napoli on Wednesday evening
- The Reds got off to a bad start in their Champions League group stage campaign
- New stats show they are now favorites to win the Europa League this season
- Jurgen Klopp’s men could be relegated to the league if their woes continue
New data suggests Liverpool may face European relegation after their Champions League hammer at Napoli on Wednesday night – as they are now the fourth favorite to win the Europa League.
Jurgen Klopp’s men got their Champions League group stage campaign off to a nightmarish start in Naples, where they went down three goals in a disastrous 45-minute opening.
The hosts made the misery even worse by making it 4-0 shortly after the break, so that another attack by Luis Diaz turned out to be no more than a consolation.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are the fourth favorite to win the Europa League after their opening game against Napoli in the Champions League.
The Reds were ripped apart in Italy, falling three goals behind in the first 45 minutes
It was a disastrous night for Liverpool, and new data gathered by entertainment and technology company Gracenote indicates they may not make it to the group stages.
After the first round of Champions League matches, Gracenote has calculated which teams have the best chance of winning this season’s Europa League – with Liverpool in joint fourth place on the list.
The Reds, who would fall into the second division of Europe if they finished third in their Champions League group and missed out on a place in the knockout stage, would have a six percent chance of taking the trophy in Budapest next May. to drag.
Data now suggests they are among the favorites to win the Europa League this season
But it’s Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side that is supported by the stats to win the trophy
BIGGEST CHANCE TO WIN THE EUROPE LEAGUE
Favourites: Arsenal – 12%
Manchester United – 9%
Inter Milan – 6%
Liverpool – 6%
Genuine Betis – 5%
Barcelona – 5%
Roma – 4%
Real Society – 4%
Chelsea – 3%
Juventus – 3%
Ajax – 3%
Seville – 3%
Details – Gracenote
They are expected to do this more often than Real Betis (five per cent), Roma (four per cent) and Real Sociedad (four per cent) – all of which are currently in the league.
According to the statistics, Arsenal are best positioned to push to the limit and win, with Mikel Arteta’s men having a 12 per cent chance of success, while their Premier League rival Manchester United are second with 9%.
Another Champions League team, Inter Milan, are level with Liverpool as fourth favorite after their 2-0 defeat at home to Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.
With that opening result, Simone Inzaghi’s men have a potential mountain to climb in a group that also includes Spanish giants Barcelona, who defeated Viktoria Plzen 5-1 in their first appearance.
Nevertheless, even this has not spared Barca’s exclusion from the Europa League front-runners’ list, as Xavi’s men are the fifth most likely to win it at five per cent.
Chelsea, Juventus, Ajax and Sevilla – who all play in the Champions League – have a three percent chance of success in the league and are also in the top 15.
The group stage of the Europa League starts on Thursday evening, Arsenal leave for FC Zurich and Man United receive Real Sociedad.