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UEFA 2022-23 Europa League group stage draw: how to watch on TV, stream online

The likes of Arsenal, Roma, PSV and Man United will learn of their opponents in the group stage for this years competition with the draw taking place on Friday.

Europa League draw

The Road to Budapest starts in earnest with the staging of the draw for the group stage of the 2022-23 UEFA Europa League.

The final will take place in the recently constructed Puskas Arena in the Hungarian capital with the match set to take place on 31 May (2023).

Puskas Arena in Budapest.
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Puskas Arena in Budapest. ATTILA KISBENEDEKAFP

22 of the participating sides are already known with the final 10 to be confirmed after the second leg of the final qualification round.

As has been the case in recent years, some big clubs grace the competition with the likes of Arsenal, Man United, Roma, PSV, Red Star Belgrade and Real Betis all involved. Upon the completion of Thursday night’s games, UEFA will then assign each club to pot ahead of the draw based on current coifficents.

Milan Pavkov of Crvena Zvezda
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Milan Pavkov of Crvena Zvezda Srdjan StevanovicGetty

Qualified teams

ENGLAND: Arsenal, Man. United

SPAIN: Real Betis, Real Sociedad

ITALY: Roma, Lazio

GERMANY: Freiburg, Union Berlin

FRANCE: Nantes, Rennes, Monaco


NETHERLANDS: Feyenoord, PSV Eindhoven

AUSTRIA: Sturm Graz

SERBIA: Red Star

UKRAINE: Dynamo Kyiv

BELGIUM: Union Saint-Gilloise

DENMARK: Midtjylland


TURKEY: Trabzonspor

NORWAY: Bodø/Glimt

2022-23 Europa League group stage matchday schedule

The staging of the World Cup in Qatar this November has forced UEFA to condense the staging of the six matchdays that comprise the group stage with the first round of games getting underway on 8 September. The draw for the next round of the competition will be staged at the UEFA Nyon offices on 7 November.

  • Matchday 1: 8 September
  • Matchday 2: 15 September
  • Matchday 3: 6 October
  • Matchday 4: 13 October
  • Matchday 5: 27 October
  • Matchday 6: 3 November
Dylan Watts of Shamrock Rovers controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Play Off
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Dylan Watts of Shamrock Rovers controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Laszlo SzirtesiGetty

What time does the Europa League group stage draw start at?

The 2022/23 UEFA Europa League group stage draw will get underway at 2pm local time (CEST 1pm) in Istanbul on Friday 26 August 2022. In the United States, that’s 7am EDT/ 4am PDT.

Find out what time the UEL group stage draw gets underway wherever you are in the world.

How can I watch the Europa League group stage draw?

United States: UEFA TV, CBS

United Kingdom: UEFA TV, BT Sport


Is the Europa League group stage draw online?

The UEFA Europa League draw will be streamed via the UEFA TV application and the ideal situation is to follow the feed in conjunction with the AS USA feed.

Europa League group stage draw: AS USA live coverage

You’ll also be able to follow the draw action from Istanbul right here on AS USA as we’ll be will be providing live-text commentary and analysis as the balls are plucked from the bowls, with build-up beginning about two hours before the event kicks off.