The House of European Football in Nyon will host the draw ceremonies for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League play-offs on Friday 9 August.
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The draws for the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League play-offs will take place on Friday 9 August at the House of European Football in Nyon, starting at 11.45CET and 13.00CET respectively.
The draw ceremonies will be conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and UEFA competitions director Giorgio Marchetti, and will be transmitted live on UEFA.com.
For the champions route of the play-offs for the UEFA Champions League, the ten teams will be divided, with five sides seeded and five unseeded in accordance with UEFA club coefficient rankings.
For the league route, the ten teams will also be divided, with five sides seeded and five unseeded according to the club rankings established at the beginning of the season.
In both cases, the teams drawn first will play the first-leg match at home.
For the UEFA Europa League draw, the 62 teams will be split into five groups of ten clubs and one group of 12, with an equal number of sides seeded and unseeded within each group. Teams from the same national association cannot be drawn against one another. As with the UEFA Champions League draw, sides drawn first will play the first leg at home.
Media representatives wishing to attend these draws must apply by email to email@example.com before midday on Thursday 8 August. Because of the number of club representatives expected for the draws, only six photographers will be allowed to attend the proceedings in the auditorium.
A live feed from the draw hall will be available in the media working area, which is also equipped with Wi-Fi connection.