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When will the Europa League knockout draw take place? Date, time and qualifying teams for the playoffs and round of 16

Last year, another British team reached a major European final as Manchester United overcame the gap Europa League – only received defeat against Villarreal.

None of these clubs are involved this time around, but eight other Champions League-standard teams will be in the ring from this point on, as Europe’s second league enters. knockout stage.

It’s a new and slightly altered format for this year’s Europa League, with 24 clubs still participating after the group stage ends.

West Ham United and Rangers is the representative of England still playing.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the draw.

When will the Europa League knockout draw take place?

It will take place on Monday, December 13. The draw will begin at 12 noon (noon) GMT.

What is the format for this year’s knockout round?

There is a play-off knockout for the 16 clubs to navigate before the round of 16 actually gets underway.

The eight clubs that have dropped out of the Champions League race will have to face two legs against the eight runners-up from the Europa League group stage. The eight winners from those groups then advance to the round of 16, where the Europa League winners await them.

The play-off schedule is scheduled for February 17 and 24.

Who made it through the play-offs?

Runner-up: Real Betis (ESP), Braga (POR), Dinamo Zagreb (CRO), Lazio (ITA), Napoli (ITA), Olympiacos (GRE), Rangers (SCO), Real Sociedad (ESP)

Champions League third place teams: Atalanta (ITA), Barcelona (ESP), Borussia Dortmund (GER), RB Leipzig (GER), Porto (POR), Sevilla (ESP), Sheriff (MDA), Zenit (RUS)

Who has qualified for the round of 16?

Winners: Red Star (SRB), Eintracht Frankfurt (GER), Galatasaray (TUR), Bayer Leverkusen (GER), Lyon (FRA), Monaco (FRA), Spartak Moscow (RUS), West Ham United (ENG)

When will the draw for the round of 16 take place?

The draw for the final 16 will take place on Friday, February 25, 2022, with ties to be played on March 10 and 17.

Can England teams draw?

No, teams from the same country cannot draw until the quarterfinals.

What about the Europa Conference League?

The format is similar to Europa, with the relegation and runner-up teams playing the play-offs first.

The draw took place after the Europa League match and is scheduled to start at 1pm GMT. Celtic and Leicester are currently in this rivalry, while Tottenham will be sidelined if they fail to beat Rennes when their fixtures are rescheduled.

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JACLYN DIAZ

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