Europa League draw live: Knockout playoffs for Man United, Barcelona, and all teams eyeing 2022/23 Round of 16 berth

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Europa League draw live: Knockout playoffs for Man United, Barcelona, and all teams eyeing 2022/23 Round of 16 berth

The Europa League might be considered Europe’s second-tier continental competition, but there is a tie in this season’s playoff round worthy of global attention.

Barcelona, who dropped out of the Champions League after finishing behind Bayern Munich and Inter Milan in their group, will face Manchester United in a two-legged tie in February.

Serie A giants Juventus are also involved at this stage and will face Nantes, while Jose Mourinho’s Roma will take on Austria’s RB Salzburg.

The winners of the playoff ties will progress to the Europa League Round of 16.

MORE: Complete schedule for UEFA Champions League Round of 16 fixtures

Europa League knockout playoffs draw, schedule

The winners from the playoff round will advance to the Round of 16 and will be matched up against a Europa League group winner. All eight Europa League group winners earned a bye straight to the Round of 16.

The two-leg playoff matchups will be played in February. The draw for the Round of 16 will take place on February 24, the day after the playoff round concludes.

Europa League knockout playoffs (1st Leg)

Match Date Time (BST / ET)
Barcelona vs. Manchester United Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
Juventus vs. Nantes Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
Sporting CP vs. Midtjylland Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Stade Rennes Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
Ajax vs. Union Berlin Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
Bayer Leverkusen vs. AS Monaco Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
Sevilla vs. PSV Eindhoven Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
RB Salzburg vs. AS Roma Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45

Europa League knockout playoffs (2nd Leg)

Match 1st Leg 2nd Leg
Manchester United vs. Barcelona Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
Nantes vs. Juventus Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
Midtjylland vs. Sporting CP Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
Stade Rennes vs. Shakhtar Donetsk Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
Union Berlin vs. Ajax Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00
AS Monaco vs. Bayer Leverkusen Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
PSV Eindhoven vs. Sevilla Feb 16 17: 45 / 12: 45
AS Roma vs. RB Salzburg Feb 16 20: 00 / 15: 00

Teams qualifying from Europa League group stage

First-place finishers earned a bye to the Round of 16, while second-place finishers must take part in the playoff round.

Europa League


Group
1st Place


(Group Winners)
2nd Place


(Group Runners-up)
A Arsenal (ENG) PSV (NED)
B Fenerbahce (TUR) Rennes (FRA)
C Real Betis (SPA) AS Roma (ITA)
D Union Saint-Gilloise (BEL) Union Berlin (GER)
E Real Sociedad (SPA) Manchester United (ENG)
F Feyenoord (NED) Midtjylland (DEN)
G SC Freiburg (GER) Nantes (FRA)
H Ferencvaros (HUN) AS Monaco (FRA)

UEFA Europa League live stream, TV in 2022/23

Country TV channel Streaming
UK BT Sport 1/BT Sport Ultimate BT Sport app, BT Sport YouTube
USA CBS, CBSSN, Univision/TUDN fuboTV, Paramount+, ViX, ViX+
Australia 9Gem Stan Sport
Canada  — DAZN

Europa League schedule 2022/23

Knockout stage schedule

The draw for the 2022/23 Europa League knockout round playoffs took place on Nov. 7, 2022, and the draw for the Round of 16 will take place on Feb. 24, 2022.

The draw for the rest of the 2022/23 Europa League knockout rounds will take place on March 17, 2023.

The 2023 Europa League final will take place in Budapest, Hungary on May 31, 2023.

Round 1st Leg 2nd Leg
Knockout Playoffs Feb. 16, 2023 Feb. 23, 2023
Round of 16 Mar. 9, 2023 Mar. 16, 2023
Quarterfinals Apr. 13, 2023 Apr. 20, 2023
Semifinals May 11, 2023 May 18, 2023
Final May 31, 2023