UEFA Europa League draw in full: 2023/24 groups and fixtures
UEFA Europa League draw: Live updates
What is the draw for the UEFA Europa League?
West Ham United, Olimpiacos, Frieburg, TSC Backa Topola
Ajax, Marseille, Brighton, AEK Athens
Rangers, Real Betis, Sparta Prague, Aris Limasol
Atalanta, Sporting Club de Portugal, Sturm Graz, Rakow
Liverpool, LASK, Union Saint Gilloise, Toulouse
Villarreal, Rennes, Maccabi Haifi, Panathinaikos
Roma, Slavia Prague, Sturm Graz, Servette FC
Leverkusen, Qarabag, Molde, BK Hacken
What is the group stage draw for the Europa League?
Here is the full list of groups for the 2023/24 Europa League!
Conference League winners West Ham United were placed in Group A alongside Olimpiakos, Frieburg and TSC Backa Topola. Liverpool will take on LASK, Union Saint Gilloise and Toulouse.
European debutants Brighton are in Group B with Ajax, Marseille and AEK Athens.
AS Roma get favourable Europa League draw
Jose Mourinho's team made it to the final of this competition last year and look to have a good chance of progressing to the knock-out stages once again.
They have been drawn alongside Slavia Prague, Sturm Graz and Servette FC.
Who is in Liverpool's Europa League group?
Liverpool, the Champions League winners in 2018/19 and finalists again two years ago, have been placed in Group E of the Europa League.
They will face LASK, Union Saint-Gilloise and Toulouse
And finally, Swedish champions BK Hacken complete Group H
Swiss side Servette FC join Group G
Pannathinaikos complete Group F!
The final team in Liverpool's Group E is Toulouse
Polish side Rakow join Group D
Completing Group C is Aris Limassol
Joining Group B is AEK Athens!
First team from Pot 4 is TSC Backa Topola
Finally from Pot 3, Molde join Group H
Roma and Slavia Prague are joined by Sturm Graz
Joining Group D is Sturm Graz
Next up, Maccabi Haifi join Group F
Union Saint Gilloise go into Group E
Going into Group C, it's Sparta Prague
European debutants Brighton are in Group B
German team Frieburg are in Group A!
Slavia Prague are in Group G!
In Group F Villarreal are joined by Rennes
LASK are in Group D with Liverpool
Joining Ranger in Group C, it's Real Betis of LaLiga.
Next up, it's Marseille in Group B!
From Pot 2, Olimpiakos go into Group A
Going into Group D are Atalanta!
AS Roma go into Group G!
Spanish side Villarreal go into Group F.
And in Group E, it's Liverpool!
Next, Scottish side Rangers are in Group C.
In Group B, it's Ajax!
First up West Ham United, are added to Group A.
A reminder: clubs from the same country will not be placed in the same group.
Likewise, teams from the same national association will not play fixtures at the same time. There's an intricate UEFA protocol to ensure that these teams are kept apart while keeping things fair.
What are the pots for the Europa League?
We're nearly ready for the draw in Monaco, with 32 teams all dreaming of European glory set to embark on their Europa League journey.
In case you missed it earlier, here are the pots for this year's draw. Who are you hoping to see?
Next up, John O'Shea!
The former Manchester United defender joins the ceremony as an ambassador for the 2023/24 final host nation. This season's final will be held in Dublin, Ireland and O'Shea knows the city well.
He's excited to see Irish starlet Evan Ferguson feature for Brighton this year.
A touching moment as Stephane Mbia pays tribute to his former teammate Jose Antonio Reyes, who would have been 40 today. The former Sevilla captain sadly passed away in a traffic collision in 2019.
West Ham United ready for Europa League draw
As the 2022/23 UEFA Conference League winners, West Ham United qualify for the Europa League. Hammers legend Mark Noble is in attendance in Monaco and will be hoping for a plum draw for his beloved former team.
Entering the stage now is Stephane Mbia, a two-time Europa League winner with Sevilla!
He carries the huge Europa League trophy on stage in preparation for the upcoming draw!
Europa League award winner confirmed
The winner of the Europa League Player of the Year for last season is Sevilla's Jesus Navas! The 37-year-old was a key part of the victorious Sevilla side.
Ahead of the draw itself, we're being reminded of the biggest moments from the 2022/23 season of the Europa League. The competition ended with Sevilla as champions for a record seventh time.
Who will make history this time around?
Who is in which pot for the Europa League draw?
We're nearly ready for the all-important group stage draw in the Europa League. The teams have been split into four pots, with the strongest teams in Pot 1, to ensure an even split between the clubs.
And we're underway in Monaco!
Former Arsenal and England star Alex Scott kicks off the draw for the Europa League group stages!
Brighton ready for a European adventure
Brighton & Hove Albion have been one of the most impressive sides in the Premier League in recent years but in 2022/23 they surpassed themselves. The modest seaside town secured qualification to the Europa League, the team's first ever appearance in European competition.
To celebrate the achievement, and prepare for their European tour, Brighton have released a special edition Europa League shirt!
Who is in Pot 1 for the Europa League draw?
The top teams in the Europa League will be placed in Pot 1, ensuring that the groups are fairly even. Included in the top bracket this year are Liverpool, Roma and Ajax; all teams who would expect to be competing in the Champions League.
Having dropped down to the Europa League this season, they will be hoping to lift the trophy.
Roma and Lukaku set to make waves in the Europa League
The Eternal City just found itself another icon: Romelu Lukaku
Former Manchester United, Chelsea and Inter Milan forward has joined Jose Mourinho's side on a one-year loan deal and could be a real difference-maker for them in Europe this year.
Today is all about the Europa League and Conference League, but at yesterday's Champions League draw ceremony we learnt the identity of the winners of UEFA's two major men's awards.
Unsurprisingly, Manchester City duo Erling Haaland and Pep Guardiola picked up Player of the Year and Manager of the Year, respectively.
Here's how the voting went down...
When is the Europa League draw?
There's not long to go now...
The star-studded ceremony in Monaco will get started in around half an hour, bringing together some of the most famous names in European football. Stick with us at AS USA and you'll get all the latest news and full draw as it happens.
The Europa League has a well-earned reputation for unpredictability and major shocks, due to the huge financial imbalance between some clubs. Those who regularly compete in the Champions League, for example, can earn huge amounts of money from UEFA's premier competition.
Here's how that breaks down this year...
What are the pots for the Europa League draw?
As is the case in the Champions League, the group stage draw of the Europa League incorporates a seeding system to ensure that each group is of roughly equal strength. In Pot 1 this year are Premier League giants Liverpool, European royalty Ajax and Conference League winners West Ham United.
Which teams would you like to see picked out in the same group?
UEFA Europa League draw: Live updates
Hello and welcome to AS USA, where we'll be bringing you full coverage of the draw for the 2023/24 Europa League group stages.
The likes of Liverpool, Roma and Marseille are all in the running for this year's competition and, in less than an hour, they will find out the identity of their group stage opponents.