UEFA Europa League 2017 Quarter final Draw & Schedule

UEFA Europa League 2017 Quarterfinal Draw & Schedule- The UEFA Europa League, previously known as the UEFA Cup, is an annual football club competition organized by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. Clubs can qualify for the competition based on their national league’s performance and cup competitions. Previously called the UEFA Cup, the competition has been known as the UEFA Europa League since the 2009–10 seasons. For UEFA game records purposes, the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League are considered the same competition, with the change of name being simply a rebranding. 27 different clubs have won this trophy and 12 of which have won the title more than once. The most successful club in the competition and the current champions are Sevilla with five trophies after defeating Liverpool in the UEFA Europa League final, thus taking their third straight title and extending their current record of titles. Qualification for the competition is based on performance in UEFA, with better entrance rounds being offered to the more successful nations. In practice, each association has a standard number of 3 berths, excluding Nations ranked 52 and 53 (Andorra and San Marino in the 2013–14 seasons), which have two berths. The nation ranked 54 (Gibraltar in the 2014–15 season) which has one berth. Liechtenstein, which qualifies only the Cup Winners.

UEFA Europa League Schedule

Europa League Quarterfinals Qualified Teams:  We will have the entire quarterfinal schedule right here after the draw is completed.

  1. Ajax
  2. Manchester United
  3. Olympic Lyon
  4. FC Schalke
  5. Anderlecht
  6. Celta Vigo
  7. Genk
  8. Besiktas

A team may qualify for European competitions through more than one route. In all cases, if a club qualified to participate in the UEFA Champions League then the club does not enter the UEFA Europa League. The UEFA Europa League place is then granted to additional team club. If a team qualifies for European competition through both winning a cup and league placing, the UEFA Europa League place will go to the highest placed league team which is not qualified for the European tournament. The top three ranked associations may qualify for the fourth berth if both the Europa League and Champions League are from that association and do not finish hurdel for European competition through their domestic performance. In that case, the fourth placed team will join the Europa League instead of the Champions League, in addition to their other qualifying teams.

Europa League 2017 Draws & Matchday Dates
Round of 16 Draw Friday, 24 February 2017
Round of 16 – 1st Legs Thursday, 09 March 2017
Round of 16 – 2nd Legs Thursday, 16 March 2017
Quarterfinal Draw Friday, 17 March 2017
Quarterfinals – 1st Leg Thursday, 13 April 2017
Quarterfinals – 2nd Leg Thursday, 20 April 2017
Semifinal Draw Friday, 21 April 2017
Semifinal – 1st Leg Thursday, 04 May 2017
Semifinal – 2nd Leg Thursday, 11 May 2017
THE FINAL MATCH Wednesday, 24 May 2017 (Friends Arena, Stockholm)

Our 2-1 aggregate win against FC Rostov secured progression to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League. It’s getting exciting as the chance to win a second piece of silverware this season draws ever closer. Manchester United will play RSC Anderlecht over two legs. With the away leg up first, the home game will settle the tie on the night of Thursday 20th April, kick-off 20:05. Nights like this aren’t to be missed and a noisy, passionate Old Trafford crowd is vital to our players – be there to get behind them in this important fixture. Match tickets are on sale now exclusively to Official Members (who can click here to buy up to 4, each with £5 off). All seats for Under 16s have priced at just £10* a great opportunity for young United supporters to enjoy a night of European football under the floodlights. Not yet a Member? Join today and you could secure up to 4 tickets for this fixture, each with £5 off. Click here or call 0161 868 8000 to join today. The Europa League has now come to a finishing stage and we can begin to look forward to the business end of the tournament – starting with the upcoming draw for the quarter-finals.

The English team Manchester United are the only left in the tournament after booking their place in the last-eight with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Rostov at Old Trafford on Thursday night. The UEFA Europa League quarter-finals have been confirmed following Friday’s draw such as Anderlecht v Manchester United, Celta Vigo v Genk, Lyon v Beşiktaş, Ajax v Schalke.


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