The 32 teams who have qualified for the Europa League will learn their group opponents today.
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ICYMI: Europa League group stage
If you weren’t able to join us earlier and are logging in now, here’s the draw for the Europa League knockout stages.
Group A: West Ham, Olympiakos, Freiburg, TSCGroup B: Ajax, Marseille, Brighton, AEK Athens Group C: Rangers, Real Betis, Sparta Prague, Limassol Group D: Atalanta, Sporting, Sturm Graz, Rakou Zestochova Group E: Liverpool, LASK , Union Saint-Giloise, Toulouse Group F: Villarreal, Rennes, Maccabi Haifa, Panathinaikos Group G: Roma, Slavia Prague, Sheriff Tiraspol, Servette Group H: Bayer Leverkusen, Qarbagh, Molde, BK Haken
Exciting times for Aston Villa
Group E: AZ Alkmaar, Aston Villa, Legia Warsaw, Zrinjski Mostar
Aston Villa’s European adventures begin now.
Top seed AZ Alkmaar is a great tie. New destinations, stadiums and matches. So does going to Bosnia.
The Europa League group stage has been completed
The Europa League group stage is complete – here’s what it looks like.
Group A: Lille, Slovan Bratislava, Olimpija Ljubljana, K Group B: Gent, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Zorya, Breda Blik Group C: Dinamo Zagreb, Viktoria Plzen, Astana, Bolkani Group D: Club Brugge, Bodo/Glimt, Besiktas, Lugano, Aston Villa, Legia Warsaw, Zrinjski Mostar Group F: Ferencvaros, Fiorentina, Genk, Kukariki Group G: Eintracht Frankfurt, PAOK, H.J.K. Helsinki, Aberdeen Group H: Fenerbahce, Ludogorets, Spartak Turnava, Nordjylland
In Group H, Nordsjaalland finished the draw
The 32nd team is also ranked.
Nordsjælland category H.
Group D for Lugano
The last group is classified in Group D, it is Lugano.
Aberdeen form Group G.
Aberdeen, the only Scottish team in the draw, were drawn next and finished Group G.
Kukariki formed Group F.
When Kukariki is out there, Group F will be completed next.
Zrinjski Mostar finished Aston Villa Group E
Aston Villa know all three of their group-stage rivals as Zrinjski Mostar is the last team drawn in their side.
Group C for the Balkans
Group C has all four teams, so the Balkans continue their trend of finishing teams.
The Bredablik team completed B
Bredablik were the next group and finished Group B.
KI Makeup Group A
The first group was completed when KI came out in group A.
The result so far
There’s only one pot left – here’s how the drawing is shaping up:
Group A: Lille, Slovan Bratislava, Olimpija Ljubljana Group B: Gent, Maccabi Tel Aviv, ZoryaGroup C: Dinamo Zagreb, Viktoria Plzen, AstanaGroup D: Club Brugge, Bodo/Glimt, BesiktasGroup E: AZ Alkmaar, Warsaw, Aston Villarop, Aston Villar, Group Ferencvaros, Fiorentina, GenkGroup G: Eintracht Frankfurt, PAOK, HJK HelsinkiGroup H: Fenerbahce, Ludogorets, Spartak Tranava
Spartak Trnava is last in Group H.
That leaves Spartak Trnava for Group H.
Ranked in Division D Beşiktaş.
Ranked in Division D Beşiktaş.
HJK Helsinki in Group G
HJK Helsinki is the next group assigned and joins Group G.
Group C for Astana
Next up, Astana joins Group C.
Zoria in group b
Group B for Ukraine round.
In Group A, Olimpija Ljubljana was drawn.
Olimpija Ljubljana are joined in Group A along with Lille and Slovan Bratislava.