Kickoff at Leicester City, who are in the Europa League Group Stage for 2020-21.

Here is the schedule for the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League.

(Updated 10-2-2020; skip ahead to the Group Stage Draw)

This year, three teams from England will be competing: Arsenal and Leicester City will go straight into the group stages, while Tottenham Hotspur started in the Second Qualifying Round. So I’ll pick up the schedule there.

Here is more on the UEFA Europa League.

Second Qualifying Round: September 17

Teams played a single game. Winners advanced to the Third Qualifying Round. Spurs won here, 2-1 against Bulgarian side Lokomotiv Plovdiv.

Third Qualifying Round: September 24

The draw for this round was held September 1, and teams again played a single game. Winners advanced to the Playoff Round. Spurs beat Shkendija in Macedonia, 3-1, in this round.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will see Europa League action this season, even if Spurs fans can’t be there.

Playoff Round: October 1

Spurs go marching on! The draw for this round was held September 18, and teams once again played a single game. Winners advance to the Group Stage. Tottenham destroyed Maccabi Haifa of Israel, 7-2.

All Europa League (and Champions League) games are on CBS’s streaming service, All Access.

Europa League Group Stage Matchups

And finally, here we are!

The draw for the group stages, with eight groups of four, was held October 2. Each team plays the other three teams in its group, home and away, on the following dates, and then the top two in each group go on to the knockout round.

Arsenal are in Group B with Rapid Wien of Vienna, Molde of Norway, and Dundalk of Ireland.

Leicester City are in Group G with Braga of Portugal, AEK of Greece and Zorya Luhanks of Ukraine.

Tottenham are in Group J with Ludogrets of Bulgaria, LASK of Austria, and Antwerp of Belgium.

See the whole Europa League Draw at

Europa League Group Stage Schedule

These are all Thursdays, with teams alternating home and away each week. All the actual fixtures are at

October 22

October 29

November 5

November 26

December 3

December 10

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Round of 32

The draw will be held on December 14, and teams will play home-and-away to advance.

February 18

February 25

Round of 16

The draw will be held on February 26, and teams will play home-and-away to advance.

March 11

March 18


The draw for the quarterfinals, semifinals and final will be held on March 19. Teams will play home-and-away to advance through the quarters and semis.

April 8

April 15


April 29

May 6

2020-21 Europa League Final

May 26, 2021 in Gdańsk, Poland

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