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UEFA European Conference League Playoff Round Draw | UEFA European Conference League

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The draw for the 2022/23 UEFA European Conference League play-off round took place on Tuesday 2 August at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

playoff round tie

The line-up is subject to final confirmation by UEFA.

champions pass
NK Maribor (SVN)
vs CFR 1907 Cluj (ROU)
RFS (LVA) versus Linfield FC (NIR)
KKS Lev Poznan (POL) vs. F91 Dideren (LUX)
FC Shukpi 1927 (MKD) vs Vulcani (KOS)
HŠK Zrinyski (BIH) vs. ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK)

main path
PFC CSKA-Sofia (BUL) vs FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
FC Vaduz (LIE) vs SK Rapid Vienna (AUT)
Laków Czestochowa (POL) vs. SK Slavia Prague (CZE)
APOEL FC (CYP) vs Djurgården IF (SWE)
Maccabi Tel Aviv FC (ISR) vs OGC Nice (FRA)
Universitatea Craiova (ROU) vs Hapoel Biasheva FC (ISR)
Istanbul Basaksehir FK (TUR) vs Royal Antwerp FC (BEL)
Football Club FCSB (ROU) Against Vikings FK (NOR)
FK Partizan (SRB) vs Hamlan Spartan FC (MLT)
ACF Fiorentina (ITA) vs FC Twente (NED)
Villarreal CF (ESP) vs HNK Hajduk Split (CRO)
1. FC Cologne (Germany) vs Feheervar FC (HUN)
West Ham United FC (ENG) vs Vibo FF (DEN)
BSC Young Boys (SUI) vs RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
1. FC Slovak (CZE) vs AIK (Sweden)
Molde FK (NOR) vs Wolfsberger AC (AUT)
AZ Alkmaar (NED) vs Gil Vicente FC (POR)

Seeded teams in bold.

Which teams entered the draw?

At this stage, we had two passes, the Champions Pass and the Main Pass.

Champions Pass (seeded teams in bold)

• 5 winners of the UEFA European Conference League Qualifier Round 3 (Champions Pass)
• 5 teams eliminated in the third round of UEFA Europa League qualifying (Champions Pass)

Malmö FF (SWE)/F91 Dideren (LUX)
Shamrock Rovers FC (IRL)/FC Shukpi 1927 (MKD)
Linfield FC (NIR)/FC Zurich (SUI)
Olympiacos FC (GRE)/ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK)
NK Maribor (SVN)/HJK Helsinki (FIN)
Vikingur Reykjavik (ISL)/KKS Lech Poznan (POL)
RFS (LVA)/Hibernians FC (MLT)
Ballkani (KOS)/KÍ Klaksvík (FRO)
HŠK Zrinyski (BIH)/FC Tobol Kostanay (KAZ)
FC Shakhchor Soligorsk (BLR)/CFR 1907 Cluj (ROU)

Main pass (seed teams in bold)

• 5 new entrants:
West Ham United FC (ENG)
Villarreal CF (ESP)
AFC Fiorentina (ITA)
1. FC Cologne (Germany)
OGC Nice (FRA)
• 27 winners of the UEFA European Conference League Qualifier Round 3 (main pass)
• 2 teams eliminated in 3rd round of UEFA Europa League qualifying (main pass)

group 1
1 Bromby IF (DEN)/FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
2 Blaidablik (ISL)/Istanbul Basaksehir FK (TUR)
3 APOEL FC (CYP)/FC Kyzyldzal Petropavlovsk (KAZ)
Four ACF Fiorentina (ITA)
5 Sepsi OSK Sfantu Gheorghe (ROU)/Djurgårdens IF (SWE)
6 FC Twente (NED)/FK Chukarichiki (SRB)
7 PFC CSKA-Sofia (BUL)/St Patrick’s Athletic FC (IRL)
8 Lillestrom SK (NOR)/Royal Antwerp FC (BEL)

group 2
1 Neftchi PFK (AZE)/SK Rapid Vienna (AUT)
2 FC DAC 1904 Dunayska Streda (SVK)/Football Club FCSB (ROU)
3 Maccabi Tel Aviv FC (ISR) / Alice Thessaloniki FC (GRE)
Four Villarreal CF (ESP)
5 OGC Nice (FRA)
6 HNK Hajduk Split (CRO)/Vitoria SC (POR)
7 FC Vaduz (LIE)/Konyaspor (TUR)
8 Vikings FK (NOR)/Sligo Rovers FC (IRL)

group 3
1 SK Slavia Prague (CZE)/Panathinaikos FC (GRE)
2 AEK Larnaca FC (CYP)/FK Partizan (SRB)
3 FC Zorya Luhansk (UKR) / Universitatea Craiova (ROU)
Four 1. FC Cologne (Germany)
5 FC Lugano (SUI)/Hapoel Beer Sheva FC (ISR)
6 Faervaal FC (HUN)/FC Petrokubu Hinsesti (MDA)
7 FC Spartak Trnava (SVK)/Laków Czestochowa (POL)
8 PFC Levski Sofia (BUL)/Hamlan Spartans FC (MLT)

group 4
1 KuPS Kuopio (FIN)/BSC Young Boys (SUI)
2 Dundee United FC (SCO)/AZ Alkmaar (NED)
3 West Ham United FC (ENG)
Four Molde FK (NOR)/Kisvarda FC (HUN)
Five Fenerbahce SK (Turkey)/1. FC Slovac (CZE)
6 Paide Linnamescondo (EST)/RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
7 Wolfsberger AC (AUT)/Gzira United FC (MLT)
8 Riga FC (LVA)/Gil Vicente FC (POR)
9 AIK (SWE)/KF Shkendiya (MKD)
10 Viborg FF (DEN)/B36 Tórshavn (FRO)

Lottery method

champions pass

• Teams eliminated in the 3rd round of qualifying for the UEFA Europa League are seeded.

• Balls with the seeded team’s name in one bowl and balls with the unseeded team’s name in another bowl. I took one ball from each bowl and put it in the big empty bowl in the middle and shuffled it. The first team drew the first leg at home.

main path

• Main pass clubs were seeded and entered into a playoff draw based on club coefficient rankings established at the beginning of the season.

• The 34 teams were divided into 3 groups of 8 teams (Groups 1-3) and 1 group of 10 teams (Group 4). In each of the four groups, teams were divided into an equal number of seeded and unseeded teams.

• In the third qualifying round match, if any club was eligible to be seeded in the playoff draw, the winner of that match was automatically seeded in the draw.

• Teams from the same association were not drawn against each other. Further restrictions were announced prior to the draw.

Group 1-3

• All clubs in each of the first three groups were randomly assigned numbers. 1 to 4 for seeded teams and 5 to 8 for unseeded teams.

• Two bowls were provided. One for the seeded team (4 balls containing pieces of paper numbered 1-4) and one for the unseeded team (containing pieces of paper numbered 5-8). four balls).

• A ball was taken from each bowl, placed in an empty bowl, and shuffled. One of the two balls is randomly drawn and opened to reveal the number it contains. A second ball is drawn and opened to complete the pairing. The results he applied to all three groups. The first ball drawn designated the home team in the first leg of all three ties.

group 4

• Numbers were randomly assigned to all clubs in the group. 1 to 5 for seeded teams and 6 to 10 for unseeded teams.

• Two bowls were provided. One for seeded teams (5 balls containing pieces of paper numbered 1 to 5) and one for unseeded teams (5 balls containing pieces of paper numbered 6 to 10). two balls).

• A ball was taken from each bowl, placed in an empty bowl, and shuffled. One of the two balls is randomly drawn and opened to reveal the number it contains. A second ball is drawn and opened to complete the pairing. The first ball drawn designated the home team for the first leg.

• Followed the same procedure for the remaining balls to complete the pairing.

what happens next?

Draws will take place on August 18th and 25th, with extra time and penalties if necessary after the second leg.

The winner advances to the UEFA Europa League group stage and joins the transfer team from the UEFA Europa League play-offs.

What are the important dates?

Playoffs: August 18 & 25
Group Stage Draw: August 26th