Europa League and Conference League: how the round of 16 draw works

europa league and conference league how the round of 16 draw works

Last Update: 23.02.2024 07: 14

Bayer Leverkusen and SC Freiburg are looking at Nyon today. This is where the round of 16 in the Europa League and Europa Conference league will be drawn from 12 noon. How does the draw work?

Bayer Leverkusen and SC Freiburg look to Nyon on Friday (23.02.24). This is where the round of 16 in the Europa League and Europa Conference league will be drawn from 12 noon. How does the draw work?

While Leverkusen had already qualified for the round of 16 in the Europa League as group winners, SC Freiburg had to go through the Playoffs as group runners-up and it was against RC Lens. (0:0/3: 2 N.V.).

In the draw, there are two pots. In one are the tickets of the group winners, in the other those of the Playoff winners. The group winners have home court in the second leg. Teams of a National Association may not be drawn against each other.

Notable clubs included

Qualified as group winners for the round of 16 West Ham United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Glasgow Rangers, Atalanta Bergamo, FC Liverpool, FC Villarreal, Slavia Prague and Bayer Leverkusen.

The winners of the Playoffs are: AC Milan, SC Freiburg, Benfica Lisbon, Qarabag Agdam, as Rome, Sporting Lisbon, Sparta Prague and Olympique Marseille.

Round of 16 from 7. March

The first round matches will be played on 7. Kick-off on March 14, 2024, the return matches on March 14, 2024. March. The quarterfinals are scheduled for April 11. and 18. April, the semi-finals for the 2. and 9. Mai. The final will take place on March 22. May in Dublin.

Frankfurt patzt v Saint-Gilloise

The Europa Conference League is similar. There, too, the group winners meet the Playoff winners in the round of 16. Eintracht Frankfurt will only watch. The Hessians lost their playoff second leg against Union Saint-Gilloise from Belgium with 1:2 (First Leg 2: 2) and are thus eliminated.

Also in the Conference League, the group winners have the right to go home in the second leg and teams of a National Association may not be drawn against each other.

The group winners qualified for the round of 16 are OSC Lille, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Viktoria Pilsen, FC Bruges, Aston Villa, AC Florence, PAOK Thessaloniki and Fenerbahce Istanbul.

The winners of the Playoffs are: Maccabi Haifa, Servette Geneva, Dinamo Zagreb, Ajax Amsterdam, Sturm Graz, Union Saint-Gilloise, Olympiakos Piraeus and Molde FK.

The first legs of the round of 16, as in the Europa League, will be played on March 7. Kick-off on March 14, 2024, the return matches on March 14, 2024. March. The quarterfinals are scheduled for April 11. and 18. April, the semi-finals for the 2. and 9. Mai. The final will take place on March 29. May in Athens.

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