While the UEFA Champions League is to be completed with a straight knockout mini-tournament in Lisbon in August, the Europa League will be played to a conclusion with an identical format in Germany. Both competitions were suspended in March as the coronavirus pandemic took hold.
Below is the draw for the latter stages of this season’s Europa League made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday:
Wolfsburg (GER) or Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) v Eintracht Frankfurt (GER) or Basel (SUI)
LASK (AUT) or Manchester United (ENG) v Istanbul Basaksehir (TUR) or FC Copenhagen (DEN)
Inter Milan (ITA) or Getafe (ESP) v Rangers (SCO) or Bayer Leverkusen (GER)
Olympiakos (GRE) or Wolverhampton Wanderers (ENG) v Sevilla (ESP) or Roma (ITA)
Ties to be played on August 10 and 11
Olympiakos/Wolves/Sevilla/Roma v LASK/Man Utd/Basaksehir/Copenhagen
Inter/Getafe/Rangers/Leverkusen v Wolfsburg/Shakhtar/Eintracht Frankfurt/Basel
Ties to be played on August 16 and 17
– Final on August 21 in Cologne
– Remaining last-16 matches to be played on August 5 and 6
– All matches from quarter-finals onwards to be played in Germany, with matches in Cologne, Duisburg, Duesseldorf and Gelsenkirchen.
The Europa League final will be played in Cologne on August 21. The quarter-finals and semi-finals will be played as one-off ties with Cologne, Duisburg, Duesseldorf and Gelsenkirchen all hosting games.