Thursday, December 12, 2019, 21h58

Europa League: Benfica's possible opponents


The draw of the last 32 of the UEFA competition is scheduled for Monday at 12 pm, in Nyon, in Switzerland. The Reds are a seeded team.

Benfica finished Group G of the Champions League in the 3rd place and secured a spot in the last 32 of the Europa League, whose draw will take place at 12 pm on December 16 (Monday) in Nyon, in Switzerland.

Benfica was among the four best third-place finishers of the Champions League group stage and will be at the draw in the seeded teams' pot.

The seeded teams play the second leg at home (February 27, 2020) and the first leg will take place on February 20.

Liga Europa

Teams in the draw

Seeded teams Possible opponents
BENFICA* Club Brugge*
Ajax* Olympiacos*
Salzburg* Bayer Leverkusen*
Inter Milan* Shakhtar*
Sevilla APOEL
Celtic Cluj
Espanyol Ludogorets
Malmö Copenhagen
Basel Getafe
Lask Sporting**
Arsenal E. Frankfurt
FC Porto Rangers
Gent Wolfsburg
Basaksehir Roma
Braga Wolverhampton
Manchester United AZ Alkmaar

* Drops from the Champions League group stage

** Excluded from the list of possible opponents of Benfica because, at this stage, the teams of the same country can not face each other

Liga Europa


  • December 16: Last 32 draw

  • February 20, 2020: Last 32, 1st leg

  • February 27: Last 32, 2nd leg

  • February 28: Last 16 draw

  • March 12: Last 16, 1st leg

  • March 19: Last 16, 2nd leg

  • March 20: Quarter-finals and semi-finals draw

  • April 9:  Quarter-finals, 1st leg

  • April 16:  Quarter-finals, 2nd leg

  • April 30: semi-finals, 1st leg

  • May 7: semi-finals, 2nd leg

  • May 27: final, Gdansk Stadium, in Poland

Pics: UEFA

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