Astana, FCSB, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Hoffenheim, İstanbul Başakşehir, København, Nice, Rijeka, Slavia Praha and Young Boys will go into Friday’s UEFA Europa League group stage draw after losing their UEFA Champions League play-off ties.
Teams transferring to UEFA Europa League group stage
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
İstanbul Başakşehir (TUR)
Slavia Praha (CZE)
Young Bioys (SUI)
For İstanbul Başakşehir, it is a first appearance in a UEFA club competiton group stage. Hoffenheim are in their debut European campaign.
With 16 teams beginning their campaigns in the group stage, the line-up will be completed by the 22 UEFA Europa League play-off winners on Thursday, after which the four seeding pots and the draw procedure will be confirmed. The group stage draw is streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 13:00CET on Friday.
Teams with byes to UEFA Europa League group stage
Real Sociedad (ESP)
Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS)
Hertha Berlin (GER)
Vitória SC (POR)
Zulte Waregem (BEL)
Zorya Luhansk (UKR)