UEFA Europa League Schedule- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS

Europa League Schedule- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS
Europa League schedule is out and here's what you need to know.

The UEFA Europa League is one of the biggest European leagues that take place annually. The competition started in 1971. The eligibility for the clubs to participate in this league depends upon their performance in their respective national leagues. For example, in the Spanish league: La Liga, the club that secures the 5th position at the end of the league is eligible to play the Europa League. The top 4 clubs play the UEFA Champions League. From 1971 to 2008, the league was known as the UEFA Cup and from 2009, it was rebranded as the UEFA Europa League.

Europa League Schedule- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS
A still of Sevilla lifting their sixth UEFA Europa League title after defeating Inter Milan in the finals with a score of 3-2.

12 groups are made in which each group consists of 4 teams. These 4 teams play against each other at home and away and the top 2 teams of each group proceed to the next round. The Europa League is considered as the second-tier European Cup after Champions League. The winner of the Europa League also plays against the winner of the UEFA Champions League for the UEFA Super Cup. Sevilla are the current champions of the UEFA Europa League and are also the most successful team in the history of this league. They have won six titles including last season when they defeated Inter Milan in the finals.

Europa League Schedule for the upcoming matchday 3:

The group stage draw took place on the 2nd October. Now, all the teams have already completed 2 matchdays that happened on 22nd October and 29th October. After matchday 1 and 2, the teams that top their tables are CFR Cluj in Group A, Arsenal in Group B, Leverkusen in Group C, Benfica in Group D, Granada in E, AZ Alkmaar in Group F, Leicester City in Group G, AC Milan in Group H, Villarreal in Group I, Antwerp in Group J, Wolfsberg in Group K and Hoffenheim in Group L. The matchday 3 will take place on 5th November. The scheduled matches are:

On 5th November, 2020:

Beer-Sheva vs Leverkusen         Slavia Praha vs Nice

Benfica vs Rangers                        Lech Poznan vs Standard Liege

Roma vs CFR Cluj                          Real Sociedad vs AZ Alkmaar

Ludogorets vs Tottenham          PAOK vs PSV

Rijeka vs Napoli                             AC Omonia vs Granada

Rapid Wien vs Dundalk              Sivasspor vs Qarabag FK

Europa League Schedule- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS
The groups of UEFA Europa League 2020/21 season.

On 6th November, 2020:

Villarreal vs Tel-Aviv                 Antwerp vs LASK

Dinamo vs Wolfsberg                Feyenoord vs CSKA Moscow

AC Milan vs Lille                          Leicester vs Braga

Arsenal vs Molde                         Young Boys vs CSKA Sofia

Hoffenheim vs Liberec              Crvena Zvezda vs Gent

Celtic vs Sparta Prague              Zorya Luhansk vs AEK Athens

After this, matchday 4 will be held on 26th November, 2020 after the international break is over.