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When is the Europa League quarter-final and semi-final draw?

Europa League knockout games will be played in a condensed tournament in Germany in August; Manchester United, Wolves, Rangers hoping to be in the hat for quarter-final and semi-final draw; both draws take place on Friday, July 10
The Europa League quarter-final draw takes place on March 20
The Europa League quarter-final draw takes place on March 20

 

The draw for the quarter-final and semi-finals of the Europa League takes place on July 10, with clubs discovering their route to the final in Cologne.

Three British clubs – Manchester United, Wolves and Rangers – will hope to be in the hat for both the quarter-final and semi-final draws, which will take place on the same day.

When is the draw?

The Europa League quarter-final draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland at 12pm on Friday, July 10immediately after the last-eight draw for the Champions League.

How does the draw work?

Like with the draw for the last 16, there are no seedings based on rankings or past performances and there will be no country protection meaning clubs from the same nation can be drawn against one another.

Who will be in the draw?

Eight of the 16 remaining teams will advance to the next stage:
  • Istanbul Basaksehir (TUR) vs FC Copenhagen (DEN)
  • Olympiakos (GRE) vs Wolves (ENG)
  • Rangers (SCO) vs Bayer Leverkusen (GER)
  • Wolfsburg (GER) vs Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
  • Inter Milan (ITA) vs Getafe (ESP)
  • Sevilla (ESP) vs Roma (ITA)
  • Eintracht Frankfurt (GER) vs Basel (SWI)
  • LASK (AUS) vs Manchester United (ENG)

Where will the game take place?

The Europa League final will be played at Stadion Koln in Cologne
The Europa League final will be played at Stadion Koln in Cologne.

 

This season’s quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Germany in August. All these ties will be single-leg fixtures.

The games will be split between the following four venues…

  • Stadion Koln in Cologne (final venue)
  • MSV Arena in Duisburg
  • Dusseldorf Arena in Dusseldorf
  • Arena AufSchalke in Gelsenkirchen

What are the key dates?

  • Europa League last-16: August 5/6 (kick-off 5.55pm, 8pm BST)
  • Europa League quarter-finals: August 10/11 (8pm BST)
  • Europa League semi-finals: August 16/17 (8pm BST)
  • Europa League final: August 21 (8pm BST)
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