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Tottenham have qualified for the Europa League Round of 32 as group winners

Tottenham Hotspur have qualified from Group J to go into the UEFA Europa League Round of 32, and a report from football.london has listed all the possible opponents Spurs could encounter.

Tottenham won their group on Thursday after goals from Carlos Vinicius and Giovani Lo Celso helped the team to a 2-0 win over Royal Antwerp.

Antwerp were top of the group by 2 points before matchday 6, but Jose Mourinho’s side got the crucial win in London to qualify as group winners. This means we will not face any other group winners.

Giovani Lo Celso missed the clash against Ludogorets Razgrad due to a minor injury in training. (GETTY Images)

Giovani Lo Celso scored against Royal Antwerp in the 2-0 win. (GETTY Images)

Due to winning the group, Tottenham are listed as a seeded team for the Round of 32 draw and will not draw other seeded teams.

Out of the 8 UEFA Champions League teams dropping down to the UEFA Europa League, Red Bull Salzburg, Dynamo Kyiv, Krasnodar and Olympiacos are all unseeded and can be drawn against Tottenham in the round of 32.

The runners-up of all the Europa League groups are listed as unseeded and can draw Mourinho’s side in the draw scheduled to take place in Switzerland on December 14.

Jose Mourinho with Tottenham defender Serge Aurier. 

Jose Mourinho with Tottenham defender Serge Aurier. (GETTY Images)

Spurs can also not face any other English team in the Round of 32 due to competition rules and will also not face Group J runners-up Royal Antwerp as they were drawn in the same groups.

The UEFA Europa League runners-up are: Red Star Belgrade, Young Boys, Granada, Slavia Prague, SL Benfica, Real Sociedad, Molde, SC Braga, LOSC LilleVfL Wolfsburg, and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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The first leg of the Round of 32 is scheduled to be played on 18th February, 2021, and the second leg will be played on 25th February.

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