The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League will kick off with first qualifying round match on 30th June 2016 where total 98 teams will participate and only 49 teams will be qualifying for the second qualifying round. Below is complete UEFA Europa League schedule for this season.
In UEFA Europa League, there are three qualifying rounds after that a Playoff round and a Group stage and five knockout rounds where total 32 teams battle for UEFA Europa League title.
The winner of Europa League qualify for the next UEFA Champions League (2017-18 season) . Sevilla has won UEFA Europa League four time and they are the most successful club.
2016-17 UEFA Europa League Fixtures (Qualifying Round)
The qualifying round of 2016-17 UEFA cup will start from 30th June 2016 to 25th August 2016. The main event will start from 15th September 2016 and end on 24th May 2017. Lets’s take a look at complete 2016-17 UEFA Europa League schedule.
UEFA Europa League Schedule 2016-17
|1.||30th June 2016||1st Qualifying Round||1st Leg|
|2.||7th July 2016||1st QR||2nd Leg|
|3.||14th July 2016||2nd QR||1st Leg|
|4.||21st July 2016||2nd QR||2nd Leg|
|5.||28th July 2016||3rd QR||1st Leg|
|6.||4th August 2016||3rd QR||2nd Leg|
|7.||18th August 2016||Play Off Round||1st Leg|
|8.||25th August 2016||Play Off Round||2nd Leg|
|9.||15th September 2016||Group Stage||Game Day One|
|10.||29th September 2016||Group Stage||Game Day Two|
|11.||20th October 2016||Group Stage||Game Day Three|
|12.||3rd November 2016||Group Stage||Game Day Four|
|13.||24th November 2016||Group Stage||Game Day Five|
|14.||8th December 2016||Group Stage||Game Day Six|
|15.||16th February 2017||Round of 32||1st Leg|
|16.||23rd February 2017||Round of 32||2nd Leg|
|17.||9th March 2017||Round of 16||1st Leg|
|18.||16th March 2017||Round of 16||2nd Leg|
|19.||13th April 2017||Quarter Finals||1st Leg|
|20.||20th April 2017||Quarter Finals||2nd Leg|
|21.||4th May 2017||Semi Finals||1st Leg|
|22.||11th May 2017||Semi Finals||2nd Leg|
|23.||24th May 2017||Final|
2016-17 UEFA Europa League Draw Schedule
|1.||1st & 2nd Qualifying Round||Qualifying||20th June, 2016|
|2.||3rd Qualifying Round||Qualifying||15th July, 2016|
|3.||Play Off Round||Play-Off||5th August, 2016|
|4.||Match Day 1 to Match Day 6||Group Stage||26th August, 2016|
|5.||Round of 32||Knockout||12th December, 2016|
|6.||Round of 16||Knockout||24th February, 2017|
|7.||Quarter Finals||Knockout||17th March, 2017|
|8.||Semi Finals & Final||Knockout||21st April, 2017|
The final of 2016-17 UEFA Europa League is scheduled to take place on 24th May 2017 at Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden. Europa League final live broadcast on ITV4.