Ten clubs switch to Europa League

Astana, FCSB, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Hoffenheim, İstanbul Başakşehir, København, Nice, Rijeka, Slavia Praha and Young Boys will go into Friday's draw after losing their UEFA Champions League play-offs.

İstanbul Başakşehir will make their group debut
İstanbul Başakşehir will make their group debut ©AFP/Getty Images

Astana, FCSB, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Hoffenheim, İstanbul Başakşehir, København, Nice, Rijeka, Slavia Praha and Young Boys will go into Friday's UEFA Europa League group stage draw after losing their UEFA Champions League play-off ties.

Teams transferring to UEFA Europa League group stage
Astana (KAZ)
FCSB (ROU)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
Hoffenheim (GER)
İstanbul Başakşehir (TUR)
København (DEN)
Nice (FRA)
Rijeka (CRO)
Slavia Praha (CZE)
Young Boys (SUI)

For İstanbul Başakşehir, it is a first appearance in a UEFA club competiton group stage. Hoffenheim are in their debut European campaign.

Watch highlights of Man. United's triumph last season
Watch highlights of Man. United's triumph last season

With 16 teams beginning their campaigns in the group stage, the line-up will be completed by the 22 UEFA Europa League play-off winners on Thursday, after which the four seeding pots and the draw procedure will be confirmed. The group stage draw is streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 13:00CET on Friday.

Teams with byes to UEFA Europa League group stage
Arsenal (ENG)
Lyon (FRA)
Villarreal (ESP)
Lazio (ITA)
Real Sociedad (ESP)
Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS)
Hertha Berlin (GER)
Köln (GER)
Vitória SC (POR)
Atalanta (ITA)
Zulte Waregem (BEL)
Zorya Luhansk (UKR)
Konyaspor (TUR)
Vitesse (NED)
Zlín (CZE)
Lugano (SUI)

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