UEFA Europa Conference League 2021-2022 fixtures

The UEFA Europa Conference League play-off round draw took place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday 2 August.

The teams were drawn into 22 ties, with the winners advancing to the group stage along with the ten teams eliminated in the UEFA Europa League play-offs. The ties were set ahead of the third qualifying round with the teams involved confirmed after the second legs on 10 and 12 August.

Premier League champions Manchester City begin their 2021/22 season under way at Tottenham Hotspur when the new season kicks off on the weekend of August 14.

Europa Conference League play-off draw

Champions path

Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) vs Bodø/Glimt (NOR)
Neftçi (AZE) vs Maccabi Haifa (ISR)
Flora Tallinn (EST) vs Shamrock Rovers (IRL)
Riga (LVA) vs Lincoln Red Imps (GIB)
Fola Esch (LUX) vs Kairat Almaty (KAZ)

Main path

Qarabağ (AZE) vs Aberdeen (SCO)
Basel (SUI) vs Hammarby (SWE)
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) vs CSKA-Sofia (BUL)
Paços de Ferreira (POR) vs Tottenham (ENG)

Rennes (FRA) vs Rosenborg (NOR)
Anderlecht (BEL) vs Vitesse (NED)
LASK (AUT) vs St Johnstone (SCO)
Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ) vs Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR)

PAOK (GRE) vs Rijeka (CRO)
KuPS Kuopio (FIN) vs Union Berlin (GER)
Feyenoord (NED) vs Elfsborg (SWE)
Raków Czestochowa (POL) vs Gent (BEL)

Sivasspor (TUR) vs Copenhagen (DEN)
Santa Clara (POR) vs Partizan (SRB)
Trabzonspor (TUR) vs Roma (ITA)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) vs Anorthosis Famagusta (CYP)
Jablonec (CZE) vs Žilina (SVK)

Ties take place on 19 and 26 August, with extra time and a penalty shoot-out if required after the second leg. The 22 winners advance to the UEFA Europa Conference League draw on 27 August.

Road to Tirana: season calendar

Group stage draw: 27 August
Group stage: 16 & 30 September, 21 October, 4 & 25 November, 9 December

Knockout round play-off draw: 13 December
Knockout round play-offs: 17 & 24 February
Round of 16 draw: 25 February
Round of 16: 10 & 17 March
Quarter-finals & Semi-final draw: 18 March
Quarter-finals: 7 & 14 April
Semi-finals: 28 April & 5 May
Final: 25 May (National Arena, Tirana)

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