UEFA Europa League Draw 2021: Draw, Date, Time, Teams, Watch Live, Format, Winners, All you need to know- While the UEFA Champions League might be Europe’s most prominent club competition, the Europa League is almost as exciting as well. Last year’s winner Villareal who won against Manchester United in penalties has gained an automatic qualification in the Champions League. Teams such as Leicester City, Napoli, and more will play this year. Follow all the action of UEFA Europa League 2021 live on insidesport.co
UEFA Europa League 2021: Which teams are involved?
Thirty-two clubs will take part in the group stage, compared to 64 in previous seasons.
The 32 teams include those who gained direct entry into the competition via their domestic league performances last season and will also include those who successfully navigate the qualifying play-offs this week, as well as a number of sides who come up short in the Champions League group stages.
The Europa League qualifiers will be completed on Thursday 26 August, while the final Champions League qualifiers will take place on 24 and 25 August.
The teams to have already qualified for the Europa League group stage are:
Czech Republic: Sparta Prague
Spain: Real Sociedad, Real Betis
England: Leicester City, West Ham
France: Lyon, Marseille
Germany: Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayer Leverkusen
Italy: Napoli, Lazio
Russia: Lokomotiv Moskow, Spartak Moskow
When does the UEL group stage take place?
Matchday 1: 16 September
Matchday 2: 30 September
Matchday 3: 21 October
Matchday 4: 4 November
Matchday 5: 25 November
Matchday 6: 9 December
UEFA Europa League 2021: When will the UEL 2021-22 group stage draw take place?
The UCL 2021-22 group stage draw will take place on Thursday 27th August at 3:30 pm IST.
UEFA Europa League 2021: Where will the UEL 2021-22 group stage draw take place?
The UEL 2021-22 group stage draw will take place in Istanbul, Turkey.
UEFA Champions League 2021 Live: How to watch the group stage draw live?
Fans can watch the UEFA Champions League 2021 live draw on UEFA’s official website.