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UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw

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UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw

The 2022/23 UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw took place on Monday 7 November.

The UEFA Europa League trophy on display ahead of the draw
The UEFA Europa League trophy on display ahead of the draw AFP via Getty Images

The 2022/23 UEFA Europa 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?

Barcelona (ESP) vs Manchester United (ENG)
Juventus (ITA) vs Nantes (FRA)
Sporting CP (POR) vs Midtjylland (DEN)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) vs Rennes (FRA)
Ajax (NED) vs Union Berlin (GER)
Leverkusen (GER) vs Monaco (FRA)
Sevilla (ESP) vs PSV Eindhoven (NED)
Salzburg (AUT) vs Roma (ITA)

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?

Europa League group stage runners-up (seeded)
Manchester United (ENG)
Midtjylland (DEN)
Monaco (FRA)
Nantes (FRA)
PSV Eindhoven (NED)
Rennes (FRA)
Roma (ITA)
Union Berlin (GER)

Third-placed sides in Champions League group stage (unseeded)
Ajax (NED)
Barcelona (ESP)
Juventus (ITA)
Leverkusen (GER)
Salzburg (AUT)
Sevilla (ESP)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
Sporting CP (POR)

How the draw worked

• The eight runners-up from the UEFA Europa League group stage were seeded; the eight third-placed teams from the UEFA Champions League group stage were unseeded.

• Clubs from the same association could not be drawn against each other.

When are Europa 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: 31 May 2023

Draw dates

Round of 16: 24 February 2023
Quarter and semi-finals: 17 March 2023

*All draws start at 13:00 CET