The eight group runners-up will be joined by the eight third-place UEFA Europa League finishers to compete for the remaining round of 16 spots.
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The UEFA Europa Conference League knockout round play-off draw will be streamed live on 13 December.
The eight UEFA Europa Conference League group runners-up will be joined by the eight third-place UEFA Europa League finishers in the draw. The winners of the eight eventual ties on 17 and 24 February will join the eight UEFA Europa Conference League group winners in the round of 16.
How the draw works
The knockout round play-off pairings are determined by means of a draw in accordance with the following principles:
- UEFA Europa Conference League group stage runners-up must be drawn against the teams that finish third in the UEFA Europa League group stage.
- Clubs from the same association cannot be drawn against each other.
- The runners-up in the UEFA Europa Conference League group stage play the return legs at home.
Any other restrictions will be announced ahead of the draw.
UEFA Europa Conference League explained
Road to Tirana
Knockout round play-offs: 17 & 24 February
Round of 16 draw: 25 February
Round of 16: 10 & 17 March
Quarter-finals & Semi-final draw: 18 March
Quarter-finals: 7 & 14 April
Semi-finals: 28 April & 5 May
Final: 25 May (National Arena, Tirana)