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Europa League 2023/24 group stage draw: Liverpool land favourable draw, West Ham & Brighton get tougher tests

The group stage draw for the 2023/24 Europa League has been completed in Monaco today.

Last season’s Europa Conference League winners West Ham United are in Group A alongside Olympiacos, Freiburg and Backa Topola.

Three-time winners Liverpool have landed in Group E, with LASK, Union Saint-Gilloise and Toulouse completing the line-up.

Brighton & Hove Albion are set for some thrilling Europe League nights in Group B against Ajax, Marseille and AEK Athens.

Rangers and Real Betis will expect to qualify from Group C, although Sparta Prague could be troublesome. Aris Limassol are the group minnows.

Atalanta and Sporting Lisbon look good bets to progress from Group D, while Villarreal, Roma and Bayer Leverkusen should top their respective sections.

Europa League 2023/24 group stage draw

Here is the full draw for the group stage in this season’s Europa League.

  • Group A: West Ham United, Olympiacos, Freiburg, Backa Topola.
  • Group B: Ajax, Marseille, Brighton & Hove Albion, AEK Athens.
  • Group C: Rangers, Real Betis, Sparta Prague, Aris Limassol.
  • Group D: Atalanta, Sporting Lisbon, Sturm Graz, Rakow.
  • Group E: Liverpool, LASK, Union Saint-Gilloise, Toulouse.
  • Group F: Villarreal, Rennes, Maccabi Haifa, Panathinaikos.
  • Group G: Roma, Slavia Prague, Sheriff Tiraspol, Servette.
  • Group H: Bayer Leverkusen, Qarabag, Molde, Hacken.

Europa League 2023/24 group stage dates

The dates for the opening stage of the 2023/24 Europa League are as follows:

  • Matchday 1: September 21.
  • Matchday 2: October 5
  • Matchday 3: October 26
  • Matchday 4: November 9
  • Matchday 5: November 30
  • Matchday 6: December 14

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