Can Arsenal lose FA Cup final and still qualify for Europa League?

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

After a disappointing season where they finished 8th in the Premier League, the Gunners can still bag a trophy by defeating cross-London rivals Chelsea.

Chelsea are already in the Champions League after finishing third in the top-flight – and could yet win this year’s competition when it resumes later in August.

One thing we know for sure – Arsenal WILL be in the Europa League next term if they can beat the Blues at the Home of Football.

With three English sides qualifying for the Europa League, either the Gunners or seventh-placed Wolves will join Spurs and Leicester in next season’s draw.

The team who wins the FA Cup or sixth-placed Tottenham are nominated to qualify directly to the group stage with the Foxes.

So an Arsenal victory at Wembley will knock Wolves out and relegate Spurs to the qualifier route, which begins on September 17, 2020.

Should Chelsea beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final, Wolves will qualify for the Europa League and enter at the second qualifying stage.

But if the Gunners lose, they will NOT be playing European football in the next campaign – even if Wolves win the Europa League this term.

If Nuno Santo’s side pulled that feat off, they’d qualifying for the 2020/21 Champions League, but that wouldn’t open up another EL place for a Premier League team.

©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. “The Sun”, “Sun”, “Sun Online” are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers’ Limited’s Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. View our online Press Pack. For other inquiries, Contact Us. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO)

Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/12280571/arsenal-europa-league-fa-cup-final-qualify/

Arsenal F.C., Chelsea F.C., FA Cup Final, Frank Lampard, Premier League, Mikel Arteta

World news – AU – Can Arsenal lose FA Cup final and still qualify for Europa League?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *