Pot 1 contains the teams with the highest club coefficient. However, betting planning isn’t everything, especially in a conference league.
Looking at Pot 2, for example, we see last year’s finalist: Fiorentina. Aston Villa is also the favorite to achieve comprehensive victory. The Unai Emery-coached favorite has now been linked in Group E with AZ Alkmaar.
Aston Villa’s favourite, Zrinjski Mostar’s weak brother
The Alkmaarders also took on Legia Warschau, who failed to become Polish champions for the second year in a row. The Poles know exactly what it’s like to play European football. Sometimes successfully, sometimes not. HŠK Zrinjski Mostar from Bosnia seems to be the weak brother.
If you consider that AZ Alkmaar were not convincing in the preliminary round against Santa Coloma and Bergen’s Brann, there is absolutely no doubt that it will be an interesting draw. Despite the exodus, the Alkmaarders must quickly raise their level to play an important role in this edition of the Conference League.
A place between the first two is required for the winter.
The result of the group stage draw for the 2023/2024 Conference League
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