2019/20 Europa League group stage as it stands

Seventeen teams qualify automatically for the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League group stage.

Manchester United, winners in 2017, return to the UEFA Europa League
Manchester United, winners in 2017, return to the UEFA Europa League ©Getty Images

Seventeen teams qualify automatically for the UEFA Europa League group stage.

Among them are former winners Sevilla (2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016), Manchester United (2017) and Mönchengladbach (1975, 1979). Meanwhile, Ukraine's Oleksandriya will make a UEFA group stage debut.

2019/20 UEFA Europa League group stage as it stands

ESP: Getafe, Sevilla
ENG: Arsenal, Manchester United
ITA: Lazio, Roma
GER: Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg
FRA: Rennes, Saint-Étienne
RUS: CSKA Moskva
POR: Sporting CP
UKR: Olexandriya
BEL: Standard Liège
TUR: Beşiktaş
AUT: Wolfsberg
SUI: Lugano

Who else will line up in the 2019/20 group stage?

In all, there will be 48 sides in the group stage:

17 automatic qualifiers
21 play-off winners
6 UEFA Champions League play-off losing teams
4 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round losing teams

Do we know the draw seedings?

For the group stage draw, the teams are divided into four pots based on their UEFA club coefficients. So far we have:

104.000 Sevilla (ESP)
101.000 Arsenal (ENG)
81.000 Roma (ITA)
78.000 Manchester United (ENG)
62.000 Beşiktaş (TUR)
50.000 Sporting CP (POR)
48.000 CSKA Moskva (RUS)
40.000 Wolfsburg (GER)
37.000 Lazio (ITA)
29.000 Mönchengladbach (GER)
23.000 Saint-Étienne (FRA)
20.713 Getafe (ESP)
17.500 Standard Liège (BEL)
11.699 Rennes (FRA)
7.780 Olexandriya (UKR)
6.250 Wolfsberg (AUT)
6.000 Lugano (SUI)

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