Group stage draw

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UEFA Europa League group stage draw

A total of 48 clubs are involved in the group stage draw.

13.00CET, 26 August, Monaco

Top ten 2015/16 UEFA Europa League goals
Top ten 2015/16 Europa League goals

Pot 1
Schalke (GER)
Zenit (RUS)
Man. United (ENG)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
Athletic Club (ESP)
Olympiacos (GRE)
Villarreal (ESP)
Ajax (NED)
Internazionale Milano (ITA)
Fiorentina (ITA)
Anderlecht (BEL)
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE)

Bergomi on Inter’s UEFA Cup hat-trick
Highlights: Inter’s UEFA Cup hat-trick

Pot 2
AZ Alkmaar (NED)
Braga (POR)
Salzburg (AUT)
Roma (ITA)
Fenerbahçe (TUR)
Sparta Praha (CZE)
Steaua Bucureşti (ROU)
Genk (BEL)
Standard Liège (BEL)
St-Étienne (FRA)

Top five 2015/16 UEFA Europa League set-piece goals
Top five 2015/16 Europa League set pieces

Pot 3
Gent (BEL)
Young Boys (SUI)
Krasnodar (RUS)
Rapid Wien (AUT)
Slovan Liberec (CZE)
Celta Vigo (ESP)
Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR)
Feyenoord (NED)
Austria Wien (AUT)
Mainz (GER)
Zürich (SUI)
Southampton (ENG)

Matteo Politano (Sassuolo)
Group stage debutants Sassuolo©Getty Images

Pot 4
Panathinaikos (GRE)
Sassuolo (ITA)
Qarabağ (AZE)
Astana (KAZ)
Nice (FRA)
Zorya Luhansk (UKR)
Astra Giurgiu (ROU)
Konyaspor (TUR)
Osmanlıspor (TUR)
Qäbälä (AZE)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
Dundalk (IRL)

Draw procedure

UEFA Europa League group stage draw balls
  • The 48 entrants are split into four seeding pots based on their club coefficients, with each of the 12 groups containing one team from each tier.
  • The 22 play-off winners, the ten losing teams from the UEFA Champions League play-offs and the 16 sides entering at this stage make up the 48 clubs that go into the group stage draw at the Grimaldi Forum.
  • No team can play a club from their own association with the exact draw procedure confirmed before the ceremony.
  • Matches will be held on 15 and 29 September, 20 October, 3 and 24 November, and 8 December.
What time is the UEFA Europa League draw?
What time is the UEFA Europa League draw?©