Do 3rd place in europa league go to conference league


The introduction of the Europa Conference League means the number of teams competing in the Europa League group stages will be reduced from 48 to 32. Like in the Europa Conference League, the eight runners-up in the Europa League groups will take on the eight third-placed teams in the Champions League groups for a place in the last 16.

Like in the Europa Conference League, the eight runners-up in the Europa League groups will take on the eight third-placed teams in the Champions League groups for a place in the last 16.Sep 9, 2021


What is the difference between the Europa League and Conference League?

The UEFA Europa League will now, for the most part, be for domestic cup winners. And the UEFA Europa Conference League is the minor competition primarily for those who qualify by league place though it will also include the cup winners from lower-ranked leagues.

Where will the Europa Conference League final be held?

Following the announcement of the National Arena in Tirana, Albania, as the venue, which will have the honour of hosting the first ever UEFA Europa Conference League final, the competition’s logo has also been unveiled.

Is the Europa League being blocked from competing at the second level?

The competition has received a lukewarm reception from leagues that regularly have teams who reach the Europa League group stage, who now feel they are being blocked from competing even at the second level of European football.

What happens to third place teams in the Champions League?

The eight third-place teams from the UEFA Champions League group stage join the 24 UEL group stage qualifiers in the Round of 32. The teams are ranked by points won during the group stage. Three points are awarded for a win, one point is awarded for a tie and no points for a loss.


What happens to third place in Europa League?

Winning the League Cup guarantees a Europa League third-qualifying round spot. If the winners of the FA Cup and League Cup finish in the top four then their places are taken by the next highest placed finishers in the Premier League table who have not already qualified for Europe.

Do 3rd place Europa League teams go into conference league?

Runners-up will go into the new knockout round play-offs, where they will face the third-placed UEFA Champions League teams for places in the round of 16. Third-placed sides transfer to the Europa Conference League knockout round play-offs.

Do Europa League teams go into conference league?

In the 2021-2022 season, ten teams eliminated from the Europa League play-offs will automatically drop down to the Conference League. For the most part, the Conference League will be for winners of domestic cup competitions in their respective countries.

Does Conference League winner qualify for Europa League?

No teams qualify directly to the group stage, with 10 teams eliminated in the Europa League play-offs and the rest coming from the Europa Conference League qualifiers. The winners of the competition are awarded a position in the Europa League the following season, unless they qualify for the Champions League.

Can 8th place qualify for Europa Conference League?

The eight group winners automatically qualify for the round of 16, with a preliminary knockout round stage first played between the eight runners-up and the eight teams who finished third in the Europa League groups. Then comes the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finally the final, scheduled for May.

Does 7th place get Conference League?

All teams go direct to the group stage, apart from the Europa Conference League, where the seventh-placed club will enter in the final qualifying round.

Does 7th place get Europa League?

Seventh-placed West Ham would qualify for the Europa Conference League, thanks to Liverpool’s Carabao Cup winner’s spot being passed on.

Who has qualified for the Conference League?

Here are the teams from the top five leagues of Europe who have qualified for the UCL, UEL and the Conference League.Champions League: Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.Europa League: Arsenal, Manchester United.Conference League: West Ham United.

Can 5th place get Champions League?

The Premier League can only send a maximum of five teams to the Champions League. In normal circumstances, the places will go to the teams who finish in the top four of the league but a fifth place will go to a side if they win either the Champions League or Europa League and do not finish in the top four.

How does Europa Conference League work?

The Europa Conference League follows the existing formats of the Champions League and Europa League. It begins with a group stage, which is followed by two-legged knockout rounds and a single-legged final. Teams can qualify for the Europa Conference League through a number of different routes.

Does 6th place get Europa League in Premier League?

Sixth-placed Manchester United will enter the UEL in the group stage. The winners of the UCL also qualify for the competition next season but Liverpool and Spurs have already done so through their league positions.

What is the point of Europa Conference League?

The Europa Conference League is Uefa’s third tier European competition, formed in 2021. The idea of it is to give more clubs from more countries the chance to play European football.

What Are The Big Changes?

Who Is in The Group Stage?

  1. 12 automatic qualifiers
  2. *10 UEFA Europa League play-off winners
  3. **10 sides transferring from the UEFA Champions League play-offs and third qualifying round

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How Did Qualifying Work?

  • Qualifying was much-changed, and featured 27 teams across two rounds: the third qualifying round and play-offs. It started later than previously, in August. The majority of teams involved in qualifying transferred from the UEFA Champions League, though some teams (in principle cup winners) from top 15-ranked associations began directly in UEFA Europa League qualifying. Full …

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Key Dates

  • Qualifying 5 & 12 August 2021: Third qualifying round 19 & 26 August 2021: Play-offs Group stage 16 September 2021: Matchday 1 30 September 2021: Matchday 2 21 October 2021: Matchday 3 4 November 2021: Matchday 4 25 November 2021: Matchday 5 9 December 2021: Matchday 6 Knockout stages 17 & 24 February 2022: Knockout round play-offs 10 & 17 March 20…

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Where Will The Final Take place?

  • The final will take place at Sevilla’s Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán. It was originally scheduled to be played at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest but, due to the postponement and relocation of the 2020 final, appointed final hosts were shifted back a year. Home to six-time UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup winners Sevilla, the venue opened in 1958 and hosted the 1986 European Cu…

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