The UEFA Europa League 2022-23 Group Stage Draw will be held on August 26 in Istanbul, Turkey. It will begin at 4:30 PM IST.
The 32 participating teams, which comprises 12 automatic entrants, 10 Europa League play-off winners and 10 teams transferring from the UEFA Champions League play-offs (6) or third qualifying round League path (4), will be drawn into four groups of eight.
For the draw, the teams will be seeded into four pots based on their 2022 UEFA club coefficients rankings.
In the event that clubs from the same country are paired together and for them to have different kick-off times, Groups A to D will be marked red while those in Groups E to H will be in blue.
Bodø/Glimt, Nantes, Union Berlin and Union Saint-Gilloise are the clubs that will make their debut appearances in the Europa League group stage.
AS Roma, the winners of the inaugural UEFA Europa Conference League, will be placed in Pot 1.
UEFA Europa League 2022-23 Group Stage Draw Pots
Pot 1: AS Roma, Manchester United, Arsenal, Lazio, Braga, Red Star Belgrade, Dynamo Kyiv
Pot 1 or 2: Feyenoord
Pot 1, 3 or 4: One winner of play-off round
Pot 2: PSV Eindhoven, Rennes, AS Monaco, Real Sociedad, Qarabağ
Pot 2 or 3: Real Betis, Midtjylland, Bodø/Glimt
Pot 2 or 4: Two winners of play-off round
Pot 2, 3 or 4: Two winners of play-off round
Pot 3: Union Berlin, SC Freiburg
Pot 3 or 4: Nantes, Sturm Graz, five winners of play-off round
Pot 4: Union Saint-Gilloise, Trabzonspor
Where to watch UEFA Europa League 2022-23 Group Stage Draw live in India?
Live streaming for the UEFA Europa League 2022-23 Group Stage Draw will be available on the UEFA website.
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