Europa Convention League 2022/23: Attracts, groups, fixtures, rounds for UEFA competitors plus the way it works

August 24, 2022

In simply its second season of existence, the UEFA Europa Convention League is a model new competitors to provide groups throughout Europe one other avenue of continental competitors.

Sitting under the Champions League and Europa League within the pecking order, the Europa Convention League combines groups that qualify straight through home league desk place together with people who drop from the opposite two competitions.

AS Roma hoisted the trophy final season to win the first-ever UEFA Europa Convention League title. They certified for the Europa League in doing so, and thus will solely be capable of defend their title in the event that they end third of their Europa League group, thus dropping all the way down to the Europa Convention League knockout stage.

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The Sporting Information brings you all of the essential details about the 2022/23 Europa Convention League, together with groups concerned, format, prize cash, and schedule for this yr’s competitors.

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How Europa Convention League works

The Europa Convention League format is constructed very like its sister competitors, the UEFA Champions League.

Following a prolonged qualifying and playoff spherical, a 32-team group stage is contested. The group winners get a bye to the Spherical of 16, whereas the second-place finishers are slotted into the knockout playoff spherical.

2022/23 Europa Convention League schedule

Preliminary and qualifying rounds schedule

Spherical Draw 1st Leg 2nd Leg
First qualifying spherical June 14, 2022 July 7, 2022 July 14, 2022
Second qualifying spherical June 15, 2022 July 21, 2022 July 28, 2022
Third qualifying spherical July 18, 2022 Aug. 4, 2022 Aug. 11, 2022
Playoff qualifying spherical Aug. 2, 2022 Aug. 18, 2022 Aug. 25, 2022

Group stage schedule

The draw for the 2022/23 Europa Convention League group stage will happen on August 26, 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Matchday Dates
1 Sept. 8, 2022
2 Sept. 15, 2022
3 Oct. 6, 2022
4 Oct. 13, 2022
5 Oct. 27, 2022
6 Nov. 3, 2022

Knockout stage schedule

The draw for the 2022/23 Europa Convention League knockout spherical playoffs will happen on November 7, 2022, and the draw for the Spherical of 16 will happen on February 24, 2023. The draw for the remainder of the 2022-23 Europa League knockout stage will happen on March 17, 2023.

The 2023 Europa Convention League last might be in Prague, Czech Republic on June 7, 2023.

Spherical 1st Leg 2nd Leg
Knockout Playoffs Feb. 16, 2023 Feb. 23, 2023
Spherical of 16 Mar. 9, 2023 Mar. 16, 2023
Quarterfinals Apr. 13, 2023 Apr. 20, 2023
Semifinals Might 11, 2023 Might 18, 2023
Remaining June 7, 2023
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Groups in Europa Convention League

The prolonged qualifying rounds noticed a complete of 133 golf equipment from throughout Europe enter the competitors at numerous phases.

Simply 22 of these golf equipment will attain the group stage, joined by 10 groups dropping down from losses within the Europa League playoff spherical.

Under are all of the groups who may find yourself within the Europa Convention League group stage with both wins within the UECL playoff spherical or losses within the UEL playoff spherical.

Europa Convention League playoff spherical

Groups on this spherical are competing for a spot within the Europa Convention League group stage. Losers on this spherical might be eradicated from European competitors.

Champions Path

Group 1 Group 2 Leg 1 Leg 2
NK Maribor (SVN) CFR 1907 Cluj (ROU) 0-0 Aug 25
RFS (LVA) Linfield FC (NIR) 2-2 Aug 25
KKS Lech Poznań (POL)  F91 Diddeleng (LUX) 2-0 Aug 25
FC Shkupi 1927 (MKD) Ballkani (KOS) 1-2 Aug 25
HŠK Zrinjski (BIH) ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK)  1-0 Aug 25

Group 1 performs first leg at residence. Scorelines are written with residence rating first in each legs.

Most important Path

Group 1 Group 2 Leg 1 Leg 2
PFC CSKA-Sofia (BUL) FC Basel 1893 (SUI) 1-0 Aug 25
FC Vaduz (LIE) SK Fast Wien (AUT)  1-1 Aug 25
Raków Czestochowa (POL) SK Slavia Praha (CZE) 2-1 Aug 25
Djurgårdens IF (SWE) APOEL FC (CYP) 3-0 Aug 25
Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) OGC Good (FRA) 1-0 Aug 25
Universitatea Craiova (ROU) Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC (ISR)  1-1 Aug 25
İstanbul Başakşehir FK (TUR)  Royal Antwerp FC (BEL) 1-1 Aug 25
Fotbal Membership FCSB (ROU) Viking FK (NOR) 1-2 Aug 25
FK Partizan Belgrade (SRB)  Hamrun Spartans FC (MLT) 4-1 Aug 25
ACF Fiorentina (ITA) FC Twente (NED) 2-1 Aug 25
Villarreal CF (ESP) HNK Hajduk Cut up (CRO) 4-2 Aug 25
FC Köln (GER) Fehérvár FC (HUN) 1-2 Aug 25
West Ham United FC (ENG) Viborg FF (DEN) 3-1 Aug 25
BSC Younger Boys (SUI) RSC Anderlecht (BEL) 0-1 Aug 25
1. FC Slovácko (CZE) AIK (SWE) 3-0 Aug 25
Molde FK (NOR) Wolfsberger AC (AUT)  0-1 Aug 25
AZ Alkmaar (NED) Gil Vicente FC (POR) 4-0 Aug 25

Group 1 performs first leg at residence. Scorelines are written with residence rating first in each legs.

Europa League playoff spherical

Groups within the Europa League playoff spherical are competing for a spot within the Europa League group stage. Losers on this spherical will drop all the way down to the Europa Convention League group stage.

Match 1st Leg 2nd Leg
SC Dnipro-1 (Ukraine) vs. AEK Larnaca (Cyprus) 1-2 Aug. 25
KAA Gent (Belgium) vs. Omonia (Cyprus) 0-2 Aug. 25
Austria Wien (Austria) vs. Fenerbahce (Turkey) 0-2 Aug. 25
FC Zurich (Switzerland) vs. Coronary heart of Midlothian (Scotland) 2-1 Aug. 25
HJK Helsinki (Finland) vs. Silkeborg IF (Denmark) 1-0 Aug. 25
Malmo FF (Sweden) vs. Sivasspor (Turkey) 3-1 Aug. 25
Ferencvaros (Hungary) vs. Shamrock Rovers (Eire) 4-0 Aug. 25
Apollon Limassol (Cyprus) vs. Olympiacos (Greece) 1-1 Aug. 25
FC Pyunik (Armenia) vs. Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova) 0-0 Aug. 25
Ludogorets (Bulgaria) vs. Zalgiris (Lithuania) 1-0 Aug. 25

Favourites to win Europa Convention League

There aren’t any betting odds accessible simply but for who will win the Europa Convention League, as these will doubtless be out as soon as the knockout stage is ready and groups dropping down from the Europa League are confirmed.

Typically, these groups dropping down from extra prestigious competitions are thought of favourites to win the Europa Convention League as they turn out to be the strongest sides remaining within the match.

Nonetheless, they’ve robust competitors. Within the match’s inaugural yr, AS Roma hoisted the title, having progressed by way of the group stage and remained unblemished by way of the ultimate. They downed Leicester Metropolis on their method to the title, a group which dropped down from the Europa League.

This yr, the likes of West HamVillarrealGoodFiorentina, and Fenerbahce have to contemplate themselves amongst the favourites within the competitors of the groups which might be presently set to participate.

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When and the place is Europa Convention League last?

The ultimate of the 2022/23 Europa Convention League will happen on June 7, 2023 at Fortuna Enviornment in Prague, Czech Republic.

Fortuna Enviornment is the house floor of SK Slavia Prague, who’re presently competing within the Europa Convention League playoff spherical.

The Czech Republic nationwide group additionally performs matches on the area, together with a latest 2-2 draw towards Spain within the UEFA Nations League again in June, 2022. The nationwide group topped England 2-1 in Euro 2020 qualifying at Fortuna Enviornment, with Germany, Brazil, and Belgium all collaborating in worldwide matches towards the Czech Republic on the floor as effectively.

The bottom opened in 2006 and seats 20,800 followers, which locations it as the biggest soccer floor within the Czech Republic.

Europa Convention League prize cash

UEFA have introduced the prize cash for all continental membership competitions, with the Europa Convention League included within the combine.

A full purse of €235 million might be accessible to golf equipment collaborating within the 2022/23 Europa Convention League. An ideal file by way of the group stage and knockout stage during to a victory within the finals may see a group earn a most pay out of €12.25 million (£10.2m/$12.4m)

In final yr’s competitors, AS Roma, the winners of the 2021/22 UECL last, landed a €5.1 million (£4.25m/$5.35m) pay out with runners-up Feyenoord receiving €3 million (£2.5m/$3.1m) for his or her efforts.

Stage certified/End result Prize Cash
Winner €2.0m
Runner-up €3.0m
Semi-finalists €2.0m
Quarter-finalists €1.0m
Spherical of 16 €600k
Knockout spherical playoffs €300k
Group winners €650k
Group runners-up €325k
Group-stage win €500k
Group-stage draw €166k
Group-stage qualification €2.94m

How one can watch UEFA Europa Convention League 2022/23

Nation TV channel Streaming
UK BT Sport 1/BT Sport Final BT Sport app, BT Sport YouTube
USA CBS (EN), Univision/TUDN (ESP) fuboTV, Paramount+, ViX
Australia  — Stan Sport
Canada  — DAZN

Choose matches from the Europa Convention League preliminary rounds can be found for broadcast, chosen by the published associate for every market.

Per UEFA, different choose matches are made accessible for streaming by the house group, typically through their official YouTube web page.