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Where to watch the Europa League group stage draw

The draw takes place at 12pm this Friday at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.

By BHAFC • 31 August 2023

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The Europa League trophy.

The eagerly awaited draw for the Europa League group stage takes place this Friday, but where can you watch it?

TNT Sports will be broadcasting live from the draw in Monaco from midday on Friday, however, for supporters who aren’t subscribed to TNT, you can watch the draw live on UEFA TV here.

Who could we play in the competition?

The second legs of the Europa League play-off rounds were completed on Thursday, while teams that lost their Champions League play-off qualifiers on Tuesday and Wednesday dropped into the Europa League.

The teams that have been confirmed so far that we could play are:

AEK Athens (Greece), Atalanta (Italy), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), Freiburg (Germany), Genk (Belgium), Maccabi Haifa (Israel), Marseille (France), Molde (Norway), Panathinaikos (Greece), Rangers (Scotland), Real Betis (Spain), Rennes (France), Roma (Italy), Servette (Switzerland), Sporting Lisbon (Portugal), Sturm Graz (Austria), Toulouse (France), TSC (Serbia), Villareal (Spain), FK Qarabag (Azerbaijan), Aris Limassol (Cyprus), Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova), Sparta Prague (Czech Republic), Slavia Prague (Czech Republic), Ajax (Netherlands), Olympiakos (Greece), Union Saint-Gilloise (Belgium), BK Hacken (Sweden), LASK (Austria).

Liverpool and West Ham have also reached the group stage of the competition, but teams from the same country can't be drawn against each other at this stage.

When are the matchdays for our Europa League fixtures?

Matchday 1: 21 September 2023

Matchday 2: 5 October 2023

Matchday 3: 26 October 2023

Matchday 4: 9 November 2023

Matchday 5: 30 November 2023

Matchday 6: 14 December 2023

And if we make it out of the group?

Knockout round play-offs: 15 and 22 February 2024

Round of 16: 7 and 14 March 2024

Quarter-finals: 11 and 18 April 2024

Semi-finals: 2 and 9 May 2024

Final: 22 May 2024