The 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League knockout round play-off draw took place on Monday 7 November.
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The 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League knockout round play-off draw took place on 7 November at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.
Who will face who in the knockout round play-offs?
Qarabağ (AZE) vs Gent (BEL)
Trabzonspor (TUR) vs Basel (SUI)
Lazio (ITA) vs CFR Cluj (ROU)
Bodø/Glimt (NOR) vs Lech (POL)
Braga (POR) vs Fiorentina (ITA)
AEK Larnaca (CYP) vs Dnipro-1 (UKR)
Sheriff (MDA) vs Partizan (SRB)
Ludogorets (BUL) vs Anderlecht (BEL)
What happens next?
The knockout round play-offs take place on 16 and 23 February.
Winners Advance to the round of 16.
Defeated teams Eliminated.
Which teams were seeded for the draw?
Seeded (Europa Conference League group stage runners-up)
CFR Cluj (ROU)
Unseeded (Third-placed sides in Europa League group stage)
AEK Larnaca (CYP)
How the draw worked
• The draw respected the following principles, in accordance with Paragraphs 13.09 and 17.02 of the 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League regulations:
- UEFA Europa Conference League group runners-up were seeded above the teams that finished third in the UEFA Europa League group stage.
- UEFA Europa Conference League group runners-up were drawn against the teams that finished third in the UEFA Europa League group stage.
- Clubs from the same association could not be drawn against each other.
- The runners-up in the UEFA Europa Conference League group stage play the return legs at home.
• Eight balls containing the names of the UEFA Europa League teams were placed in a bowl.
• A first ball was drawn from the bowl. The team drawn was placed as the home team for the first leg of match 1.
• In accordance with the above draw conditions, the computer then showed which UEFA Europa Conference League teams were eligible to play the UEFA Europa League team drawn for match 1. These teams' names were placed in a bowl.
• A ball was drawn from that bowl to complete the pairing for match 1. The team drawn was placed as the visiting team for the first leg.
• The above procedure was repeated for the remaining matches.
• If the computer indicated that only one UEFA Europa Conference League team could be drawn for a particular match, that team was automatically assigned to the match and no ball was drawn.
When are Europa Conference League matches?
Knockout round play-offs: 16 & 23 February 2023
Round of 16: 9 & 16 March 2023
Quarter-finals: 13 & 20 April 2023
Semi-finals: 11 & 18 May 2023
Final: 7 June 2023
Round of 16: 24 February 2023
Quarter and semi-finals: 17 March 2023
*All draws start at 14:00 CET