UEFA Europa League Draw 2017: This year, UEL has got only two British clubs – Arsenal and Everton after the Champions League group stage. The Gunners steps into the secondary competition of Europe at this early stage for the first time since Arsene Wenger has been its manager (from 1996).
It will be the third time for Everton in this competition out of the last nine seasons. They will be the dark horses in it and have spent more than 100m euros this summer. The two premier league teams will have to face a tough competition from AC Milan, Zenit St Petersburg, Athletic Bilbao, and Real Sociedad.
Europa League Draw 2017 Live Updates and Results
When is the UEFA Europa League draw 2017?
Europa League 2017 draw for this year takes place in Monaco at 1 pm CET. It will be an hour long event.
Where does the draw take place?
It takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
Where can I watch Europa League draw 2017?
You can watch the draw on BT Sport 1 or via live stream on Uefa.com.
Who is in which pot?
There is a total of 48 teams/clubs. They have been divided into the pots based on their UEFA club coefficient. Arsenal – who have the highest ranking in the competition – are therefore in Pot 1, while Everton are in Pot 2.
Here is a full breakdown of the pots.
Zenit (RUS), Arsenal (ENG), Lyon (FRA), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Villarreal (ESP), Athletic Club (ESP), Lazio (ITA), AC Milan (ITA), Viktoria Plzeň (CZE), Salzburg (AUT), København (DEN), Braga (POR)
FCSB (ROU), Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL), Bate Borisov (BLR), Everton (ENG), Young Boys (SUI), Marseille (FRA), Real Sociedad (ESP), Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR), Lokomotiv Moskva (RUS), Austria Wien (AUT), Hertha Berlin (GER), Nice (FRA)
Astana (KAZ), Partizan (SRB), Hoffenheim (GER), Köln (GER), Rijeka (CRO), Vitória Guimarães (POR), Atalanta (ITA), Zulte Waregem (BEL), Zorya Luhansk (UKR), Rosenborg (NOR), Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA), Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
Apollon Limassol (CYP), İstanbul Başakşehir (TUR), Konyaspor (TUR), Vitesse (NED), Slavia Praha (CZE), Crvena Zvezda (SRB), Skënderbeu (ALB), Zlín (CZE), AEK Athens (GRE), Lugano (SUI), Vardar (MKD), Östersund (SWE)
When do Europa League group games start?
The regular season will start / kick off on September 14, 2017. It will take place on Thursday nights.
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