Europa League last-16 & knockout round play-off draw: Date, Stream FREE, UK start time, TV channel, qualified teams


TEAMS in the Europa League will soon find out who they face in the round of 16 and the knockout round playoffs, with those knocked out of the Champions League joining the competition.

Sides that finished third in their groups in Europe’s number one competition will drop down to the Europa League and have a chance at a European title.

Arsenal are through to the knockout round of the Europa League


Arsenal are through to the knockout round of the Europa LeagueCredit: Rex

Those who topped their Europa League groups will head straight for the round of 16 and leave the runners up to compete against eight teams from the Champions League group stages in a play-off round.

And now we will find out who faces who as there are some potential mouth-watering ties.

When is the Europa League round of 32 draw?

The Europa League knockout draw will be taking place on Monday, November 7.

It is scheduled to get underway 12pm UK time – 1pm local time.

This will be hosted at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

Where can I watch the Europa League knockout draw?

The draw will be live on UEFA’S official YouTube channel.

Or as an alternative, the draw will be broadcasted on the UEFA’S official website.

How does the draw work?

There are eight teams who have gone straight through to the last-16 of the Europa League.

They are Arsenal, Fenerbahce, Real Betis, Union Saint-Gilloise, Real Sociedad, Feyenoord, SC Freiburg and Ferencvaros.

Those eight teams will be drawn to play the winners of ties played between teams who finished second in their Europa League group and third in their Champions League group.

PSV, Rennes, Roma, Union Berlin, Manchester United, Midtjylland, Nantes and Monaco all finished second in their Europa League groups.

Barcelona, Ajax, Sevilla, Juventus, Bayer Leverkusen, RB Salzburg, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sporting Lisbon finished third in their Champions League groups.

Those 16 teams will enter a knockout round play-off draw, with the winners of those ties facing the teams already in the last-16 on March 9 & 16 2023.

The knockout round play-off ties will commence on February 16 & 23.

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