The 2021–22 UEFA Europa League is the 51st season of Europe’s secondary club football tournament established by UEFA, and it’s the 13th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. Check UEFA Europe League 2021-22 Fixtures, Draw Dates, Schedule, all you need to know.
However, the qualifying stage of the upcoming season will be held between 5th August to 26th August 2021. Moreover; the proper tournament will take place from 16th September 2021 UEFA Europa League season, and the final match will play on 18th May 2022.
The final will be played at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, in Seville, Spain. Villarreal was the current titleholder of the UEFA Europa League. However, Villarreal successfully defeated Manchester United and won the first-ever UEFA Europa League title.
When will UEFA Europa League 2021-22 Draws Take Place?
- The 3rd qualifying round of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 will be held on 19th July 2021 at 5:00 pm IST.
- UEFA Europa League 2021-22 Play-off round will play on 2nd August 2021 at 5:00 pm IST.
- Group Stage match of Europa League 2021/22 will be held on 27th August 2021 at 6:30 am IST.
- The Knockout round play-offs will be taking place on 13th December 2021 at 5:00 pm IST.
- The round of the match of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 will play on 25th February 2022 at 6:30 am IST.
- The Quarter-finals & Semi-finals will take place on 18th March 2022 at 5:00 pm IST.
UEFA Europe League 2021-22 Fixtures
The upcoming season of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 will begin from 16th September 2021. However, before that the Qualifying Phase will take place; the winners of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 will automatically qualify for the Group Stage of UEFA Champions League 2022-23. Whereas the Knockout Phase of UEFA Europa League 2021-22 will start from 17thebruary 2022. And the live telecast and streaming of all the matches will be in numerous other countries.
- 5 & 12 August 2021: Third qualifying round
- 19 & 26 August 2021: Play-offs
The group stage will be however reduced from 48 to 32 teams – eight groups of four. The eight group winners progress automatically to the round of 16.
- 16 September 2021: Matchday 1
- 30 September 2021: Matchday 2
- 21 October 2021: Matchday 3
- 4 November 2021: Matchday 4
- 25 November 2021: Matchday 5
- 9 December 2021: Matchday 6
- 17 & 24 February 2022: Knockout round play-offs
- 10 & 17 March 2022: Round of 16
- 7 & 14 April 2022: Quarter-finals
- 28 May & 5 May 2022: Semi-finals
- 18 May 2022: Final
Where and When will the final take place?
The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 final will be held at Sevilla’s Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán. Whereas A total of 58 teams from between 31 and 36 of the 55 UEFA member associations are expected to participate in the tournament 2021–22 UEFA Europa League.
Team List of UEFA Europa League 2021-22
- Real Scoiedad
- Real Betis
- Leicester City
- West Ham United
- Eintracht Frankfurt
- Bayer Levkusen
- Lokomotive Moscow
The Complete team list is yet to be announced. It will be revealed after completion of the Qualifying Phase of UEFA Europa League 2021-22.