Basel, Celtic, Lazio, Club Brugge, APOEL, Partizan, Sporting CP, Monaco, Rapid Wien and Albania's Skënderbeu have transferred to the UEFA Europa League.
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Final hosts FC Basel and the first-ever Albanian side to get this far are among ten clubs that have transferred to the UEFA Europa League group stage after losing their UEFA Champions League play-off ties
Basel, whose St. Jakob-Park stadium stages the 2016 final on 18 May, lost on away goals to Maccabi Tel-Aviv on Tuesday to switch to a competition in which they reached the 2012/13 semi-finals and 2013/14 quarters. By contrast, Skënderbeu will be the first Albanian team to play in a major group stage, though Dinamo Zagreb beat them to the UEFA Champions League.
Other clubs transferring include last season's UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists AS Monaco, former European Cup winners Celtic and Club Brugge, appearing in the UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup for the 20th consecutive campaign.
Already in the UEFA Europa League group stage were the sides receiving byes, including last term's runners-up Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. The play-off draw is streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 13.00CET on Friday and the lineup will be completed by the 22 UEFA Europa League play-off winners on Thursday.
Teams transferring to UEFA Europa League group stage:
AS Monaco (FRA)
Club Brugge (BEL)
FC Basel (SUI)
Rapid Wien (AUT)
Sporting CP (POR)
Teams with byes to UEFA Europa League group stage:
Schalke 04 (GER)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)
Lokomotiv Moskva (RUS)
Asteras Tripolis (GRE)