Draw for the group stage of th...


Draw for the group stage of the Europa League

Phil Egan
Phil Egan

12:37 27 Aug 2021

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Celtic, Rangers, Leicester and West Ham were all involved in the draw for the UEFA Europa League group stage. 

Celtic have been drawn in Group G along with Bayer Leverkusen, Real Betis and Ferencvaros.

Rangers - who also missed out on a place in the Champions League - are in Group A with Lyon, Sparta Prague and Brondby.

Leicester will face Serie A side Napoli, Spartak Moscow and Legia Warsaw in Group C, and West Ham's first involvement in the group stage of the competition will see them face Dinamo Zagreb, Genk and Rapid Vienna in Group H.

The group stage gets underway on Thursday, September 16th and runs through to December 9th.

Only the group winners are guaranteed a place in the last 16 of the competition, while the runners-up go into the new knockout round play-offs, where they will take on a third-placed from the Champions League.

Third-placed sides in the Europa League will go into the UEFA Europa Conference League knockout round play-offs.

This year's Europa League final will take place atthe Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville on Wednesday, May 18th.

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