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UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw

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Draw results

UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw

The 2021/22 UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw takes place on 13 December.

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The draw will be made on 13 December at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

Who is involved?

The draw features 16 teams: the eight runners-up from the UEFA Europa League group stage will be seeded; the eight third-placed teams from the UEFA Champions League group stage will be unseeded.

Seeded teams
Betis (ESP)
Rangers (SCO)

Unseeded teams
Dortmund (GER)
Sheriff (MDA)
Zenit (RUS)

How the draw works

• UEFA Europa League group runners-up are drawn against the teams that finish third in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

• The runners-up in the UEFA Europa League group stage play the return legs at home.

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

Match dates

First legs: 17 February
Second legs: 24 February

The winners of the eight ties on 17 and 24 February will join the eight UEFA Europa League group winners in the round of 16.

The 2021/22 UEFA Europa League knockout round play-off draw takes place on 13 December.

UEFA via Getty Images

The draw will be made on 13 December at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

Who is involved?

The draw features 16 teams: the eight runners-up from the UEFA Europa League group stage will be seeded; the eight third-placed teams from the UEFA Champions League group stage will be unseeded.

Seeded teams
Betis (ESP)
Rangers (SCO)

Unseeded teams
Dortmund (GER)
Sheriff (MDA)
Zenit (RUS)

How the draw works

• UEFA Europa League group runners-up are drawn against the teams that finish third in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

• The runners-up in the UEFA Europa League group stage play the return legs at home.

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

Match dates

First legs: 17 February
Second legs: 24 February

The winners of the eight ties on 17 and 24 February will join the eight UEFA Europa League group winners in the round of 16.