Benfica will find out the opponent in the round of 32 of the Europa League on Monday (December 17). After the participation in the Champions League, the Reds already know they will be among the seeded teams.
In the draw of the Round of 32, that takes place in Nyon (Switzerland) at 12 pm (GMT), there will be two pots. In the group of the seeded teams, there will be the 12 Europa League group winners and the four third-place finishers with the best record in the Champions League group stage.
In the batch of the unseeded teams are included the 12 Europa League group runner-ups and the remaining four third-placed Champions League teams.
The seeded teams will play the second leg at home (February 21) and the first leg is scheduled for February 14.
|Seeded teams||Possible opponents**|
|Dinamo Kiev||Club Brugge*|
* Transfer from the UEFA Champions League
** The Europa League group stage ends this Thursday
December 17: Round of 32 draw
February 14: Round of 32, 1st leg
February 21: Round of 32, 2nd leg
February 22: Round of 16 draw
March 7: Round of 16, 1st leg
March 14: Round of 16, 2nd leg
March 15: Draw of the quarter-finals and the semi-finals
April 11: Quarter-finals, 1st leg
April 18: Quarter-finals, 2nd leg
May 2: Semi-finals, 1st leg
May 9: Semi-finals, 2nd leg
- May 29: Final, Olympic Stadium, Baku