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Europa League Day 1, Thursday Sep 16

By Chris Dinsdale

September 16, 2021 - UEFA Europa League Matchday 1, Thursday fixtures. Europe’s new UEFA Europa League season kicks off, with key fixtures including Napoli taking on Leicester City, Rangers hosting Olympique Lyon, and Lazio travelling to Galatasaray. The season culminates with the final at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain, on 18 May 2022.

The 2020-21 UEFA Europa League is the 51st season of Europe’s secondary club football tournament.

The winners of the tournament automatically qualify for the 2020-21 Champions League group stage, and earn the right to play against the winners of the 2020-21 Champions League in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup.

Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national league and cup competitions.

PUBLISHED: 13/09/2021; STORY: Graphic News