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Joel Sanderson-Murray·26 August 2022

💫 As it happened: Europa League group stage draw

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Now we’ve got the Champions League out of the way, it’s time for more European business with the Europa League group stage draw.

All times CEST …


13:37 – Let’s take a look at how it all looks. Some tricky trips ahead for Arsenal and Manchester United.

13:36 – And that completes the draw!

13:36Trabzonspor make up Group G, and the final team out is Nantes who take up the last spot in Group G.

13:35 – Royal Union Saint-Gilloise join Group D. Sturm Graz go into Group F.

13:34 – Manchester United’s group is finalised with Omonia joining, and Helsinki are the final team to join Group C.

13:33 – Arsenal’s group is completed by Zurich. AEK Larnaca slot into Group B.

13:32 – It’s time to conclude the draw with the teams drawn from Pot 4.

13:31 – And Pot 3 concludes with Ferencvaros joining Monaco and Red Star Belgrade.

13:30 – Union Berlin are drawn into Group D with Braga and Malmö. Freiburg will meet Olympiacos and Qarabag in Group G.

13:29 – Midtylland are allocated to Group F with Feyenoord and Lazio.

13:28 – Real Betis will face Roma and Ludogorets in a tasty group. Sheriff, Real Madrid’s conquerors from last year, will play Manchester United and Sheriff.

13:27 – Arsenal and PSV are joined by Bodo/Glimt. Fenerbahce slot in alongside Rennes and Dynamo Kyiv.

13:25 – Pot 2 finishes with Qarabag joining Olympiacos and Monaco meeting Red Star Belgrade.

13:24 – Real Sociedad will meet Manchester United in Group E, while Feyenoord will play Lazio in Group F.

13:23 – Ludogorets slot into Group C along with Roma. Malmö join Braga in Group D.

13:22PSV will meet Arsenal in Group A. Rennes join Dynamo Kyiv in Group B.

13:22 – Now, it’s Pot 2 time.

13:21 – Pot 1 is completely drawn as Olympiacos go into Group G and Red Star Belgrade joins Group H.

13:20 – SC Braga jump into Group D, with Lazio slotting into Group F.

13:19 – Last year’s Conference League winners AS Roma are in Group C while Manchester United go into Group E.

13:18 – The first team out of Pot 1 is Arsenal and they go into Group A, while Dynamo Kyiv goes into Group B.

13:16 – And away we go!

13:15 – We’re getting close to it all kicking off.

Giorgio Marchetti, the UEFA Deputy General Secretary, has entered the fray.

13:10 – Charly Körbel, who won the 1980 UEFA Cup with Frankfurt, and former Fulham player Zoltán Gera are the representatives who will be helping draw the teams today.

13:05 – Frankfurt pair Filip Kostić and Ansgar Knauff are being celebrated for winning the 2021/22 Europa League Player of the season and Young Player of the Season respectively.

Kostić has since moved on to Juventus.

13:00 – We’re being hit with the memories of Eintracht Frankfurt’s historic win last season with a wonderful highlights package.

12:56 – A fine looking trophy, isn’t it?

12:54 – In terms of a potential Group of Death, Manchester United or Arsenal could end up facing Monaco, Real Betis, and Turkish champions Trabzonspor.

Former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy could also return to Old Trafford. He’s now in charge of PSV, who are in Pot 2.

12:50 – The ceremony is set to begin at 13:00 CEST, and without all the awards that went with yesterday’s Champions League draw, maybe that’s what we’ll actually get?

12:45 – A reminder of who has qualified for the group stage and the respective pots they are in.

12:40 – This is your 20-minute warning ahead of the Europa League group stage draw from Istanbul.