• About the tournament

    About the tournament

    The Europa League Cup tournament appeared in 2009 by combining the UEFA Cup with the Cup Winners' Cup.

    Most countries that are members of UEFA can submit 3 teams for the tournament - 2 of them is national teams. Championship and team holder of the national Cup.

    Tournament stages:

    1. 4 qualifying phases are held with the additional participation of stronger teams. In the last phase, the teams retired after the qualifying phase of the Champions League are joined to the game.
    2. There will be 48 teams play in the group stage. These teams will be divided into 12 groups of 4 teams. There will be 2 teams play in the 1/16 finals. 3 teams of the group stage of Champions League will be added.
    3. Play-off games will be held in home and guest matches (only two).
    4. Final match will be held on the stadium selected by UEFA. Final match will be held on the stadium selected by UEFA.

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