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Europa League group stage records and statistics

Most appearances, most goals, biggest wins, perfect records and much more.

Feyenoord recorded a record-equalling win in 2022/23
Feyenoord recorded a record-equalling win in 2022/23 Getty Images
  • All statistics are for the Europa League era only (2009/10 onwards)
  • Group stage had 48 teams from 2009/10 to 2020/21; 32 since 2021/22

Biggest Europa League group stage wins

FCSB 6-0 Aalborg (18/09/2014)
Vardar 0-6 Real Sociedad (19/10/2017)
Arsenal 6-0 BATE (07/12/2017)
Sevilla 6-0 Akhisar Belediyespor (25/10/2018)
AZ 6-0 Astana (24/10/2019)
Espanyol 6-0 Ludogorets (07/11/2019)
Feyenoord 6-0 Sturm Graz (15/09/2022)

Highlights: Feyenoord 6-0 Sturm

Most goals in a Europa League group stage game (club)

Anderlecht 5-3 Lokomotiv Moskva (14/12/2011)
Young Boys 3-5 Liverpool (20/09/2012)
Athletic Club 5-3 Genk (03/11/2016)
Gent 3-5 Shakhtar Donetsk (03/11/2016)
Villarreal 5-3 Sivasspor (22/10/2020)
Leverkusen 6-2 Nice (22/10/2020)

Most goals in single Europa League group stage game (player)

5 Aritz Aduriz (Athletic Club 5-3 Genk, 03/11/2016)

Watch Aduriz score five for Athletic

Most Europa League group stage games

60 Lazio
60 PSV Eindhoven
54 Rapid Wien
48 Celtic
48 PAOK
48 Salzburg
48 Sparta Praha

Most Europa League group stage first places

5 Arsenal
5 Salzburg
4 Dynamo Kyiv
4 Genk
4 Leverkusen
4 PSV Eindhoven
4 Villarreal
4 Zenit

UEFA Europa League group masters Salzburg
UEFA Europa League group masters Salzburg©Getty Images

100% Europa League group stage records

Anderlecht (2011/12)
Arsenal (2020/21)
Dinamo Moskva (2014/15)
Frankfurt (2018/19)
Napoli (2015/16)
Salzburg (2009/10, 2013/14, 2018/19)
Shakhtar (2016/17)
Tottenham (2013/14)
Zenit (2010/11)

Biggest Europa League group stage winning margin

11 Napoli (2015/16)
11 Zenit (2010/11)

Fewest points to finish in top two in Europa League group stage

7 Anderlecht (2010/11)
7 Dnipro (2014/15)
7 Krasnodar (2016/17)
7 Maribor (2013/14)
7 Midtjylland (2015/16)
7 Napoli (2010/11)

Most points without going through in Europa League group stage

10 AC Milan (2018/19)
10 Birmingham City (2011/12)
10 Braga (2022/23)
10 LASK (2020/21)
10 Lokeren (2014/15)
10 Paris Saint-Germain (2011/12)
10 Sparta Praha (2014/15)
10 Standard Liège (2018/19)
10 Tottenham Hotspur (2011/12)
10 Young Boys (2012/13)

Most goals in a Europa League group

22 Napoli (2015/16)
21 Salzburg (2014/15)
21 Leverkusen (2020/21)
21 Shakhtar (2016/17)
20 Arsenal (2020/21)

Fewest goals conceded in a Europa League group

1 Dinamo Zagreb (2020/21)
1 Salzburg (2017/18)
1 Standard Liège (2011/12)

Most goals on a single Europa League group stage matchday

93 Matchday 3, 2020/21
81 Matchday 5, 2010/11
80 Matchday 6, 2011/12
79 Matchday 4, 2011/12
79 Matchday 2, 2018/19

Most goals in a group on a single matchday

13 2013/14 Matchday 6, Group D
12 2011/12 Matchday 6, Group L
12 2021/13 Matchday 2, Group C
12 2016/17 Matchday 4, Group F
12 2016/17 Matchday 4, Group H
12 2020/21 Matchday 1, Group C
12 2020/21 Matchday 3, Group B
12 2022/23 Matchday 2, Group F
12 2022/23 Matchday 5, Group B

Nations never represented in the Europa League group stage

Andorra, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Gibraltar, Iceland, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Northern Ireland, San Marino, Wales**

**Welsh-based Swansea City represented England in 2013/14

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