Europa League: Who has qualified and when will the draw take place?

The final of the 2021/22 Europa League will be hosted on Wednesday, May 18 in Seville; the Europa League and Europa Conference League’s last 16 draws will be announced on Friday, February 25.

The Europa League last-16 draw will take place on Friday, February 25 in Nyon at 11 am UK time / 4:30 pm IST. There are 16 teams in the draw.

The eight winners from the UEFA Europa League knockout phase play-offs will be added to the mix with the eight group winners from the UEFA Europa League group stage that is already in the pot.


After topping their Europa League group, the following eight teams are seeded in the draw:

Lyon (France)
Monaco (France)
Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
Galatasaray (Turkey)
Red Star Belgrade (Serbia)
West Ham (England)
Spartak Moscow (Russia)

They’ll be joined by eight unseeded teams that qualified by winning their playoff match:

Real Betis (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
RB Leipzig (Germany)
Braga (Portugal)
Sevilla (Spain)
Atalanta (Italy)
FC Porto (Portugal)
Rangers (Scotland)

Who plays against who?

The top eight teams who topped their Europa League group will be seeded and matched against the top eight teams who won their play-off tie.

What happens next?

The top eight teams from the round of 16 advances to the quarter-finals.