The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League is the 46th period of Europe’s optional club football competition sorted out by UEFA, and the eighth season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. The 2017 UEFA Europa League Final will be played at the Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden.
The victors of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League will meet all requirements for the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League, furthermore gain the privilege to play against the champs of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League in the 2017 UEFA Super Cup. Sevilla won the three latest competitions. They met all requirements for the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League bunch stage as the Europa League title holders, and won’t partake in the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League unless they complete third in their Champions League bunch.
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AZ Alkmaar vs Vojvodina
Anderlecht vs Slavia Prague
BATE Borisov vs FC Astana
Genk vs NK Lokomotiva
KF Shkendija vs Gent
Osmanlispor FK vs FC Midtjylland
PAOK Thessaloniki FC vs Dinamo Tbilisi
Sparta Prague vs SoenderjyskE
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Maribor vs FK Qabala
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FK Crvena Zvezda vs Sassuolo
Hajduk Split vs Maccabi Tel Aviv
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Olympiacos vs Arouca
Saint-Etienne vs Beitar Jerusalem
West Ham United vs Astra Giurgiu
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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Istanbul Basaksehir
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Rapid Wien vs Trencin
In the qualifying rounds and the play-off round, groups are separated into seeded and unseeded groups taking into account their 2016 UEFA club coefficients, and after that drawn into two-legged home-and-away ties. Groups from the same affiliation can’t be drawn against each other.
First qualifying round :
The draws for the first and second qualifying round were hung on 20 June 2016. The primary legs were played on 28 and 30 June, and the second legs were played on 5, 6 and 7 July 2016.
Second qualifying round
The first legs were played on 14 July, and the second legs were played on 20 and 21 July 2016.
Third qualifying round:
The draw for the third qualifying round was held on 15 July 2016. The first legs were played on 28 July, and the second legs were played on 3 and 4 August 2016.
The draw for the play-off round was held on 5 August 2016. The first legs were played on 17 and 18 August, and the second legs will be played on 25 August 2016.