Following immediately after the UEFA Champions League last 16 draw, the Europa League Last 32 Draw has been released. All teams who qualified for the knockout stages now know who they are going to face. As you know, the Last 32 draw is a home and away type fixture. So, we want to see those who were grouped against the other.
Before we show you the full Europa League Last 32 Draw, need to remind you that there are teams who dropped down from the Champions league to join the Europa league. The 3rd placed teams in the champions league groups drop down into the Europa League Last 32 Draw. So, let’s see them below.
How does the Europa League last 32 draw work?
As with the Champions League draw it is basically a case of drawing the seeded teams against the unseeded teams. However, some restrictions also apply.
⚫️ Teams cannot be drawn against teams from the same group.
⚫️ Teams cannot be drawn against teams from the same association.
Seeded teams will be away for the first leg.
Here are the teams in the hat for that:
⚽️ Seeded teams ⚽️
- Dinamo Zagreb
- Dynamo Kiev
- Bayer Leverkusen
- Red Bull Salzburg
⚽️ Unseeded teams ⚽️
- BATE Borisov
- Club Brugge*
- Rapid Wien
- Slavia Prague
- Shakhtar Donetsk*
- Viktoria Plzen*
*Transferred from the Champions League
Also See: UEFA Champions League Last 16 Draw
Full Europa League Last 32 Draw
So, here is the full draw for the Europa League round of 32.
⚽️ Viktoria Plzen vs Dinamo Zagreb
⚽️ Club Brugge vs Red Bull Salzburg
⚽️ Rapid Vienna vs Inter
⚽️ Slavia Prague vs Genk
⚽️ Krasnodar vs Bayer Leverkusen
⚽️ Zurich vs Napoli
⚽️ Malmo vs Chelsea
⚽️ Shakhtar Donetsk vs Frankfurt
⚽️ Celtic vs Valencia
⚽️ Rennes vs Real Betis
⚽️ Olympiacos vs Dynamo Kiev
⚽️ Lazio vs Sevilla
⚽️ Fenerbahce vs Zenit
⚽️ Sporting vs Villarreal
⚽️ BATE Borisov vs Arsenal
⚽️ Galatasaray vs Benfica
When does the UEL last 32 take place?
After the draw is held today the first leg of the round of 32 stage will be played from February 14-21, and the second legs will be played from March 7-14.
Europa League Favorites
There are many favourites here for different reason. Arsenal and Chelsea started from the Group stages and easily dominated their groups. They still remain the favorites. But, that title will be contested with the likes of Napoli, and Inter Milan who dropped down from the Champions League.
So, let’s hear your view about this.