With the 2022/23 Europa Conference League group stage done and dusted, we can look forward to its knockout phase soon.
First, however, must come a play-off round to determine who the eight group winners will face in the round of 16, so here’s what you need to know about the Europa Conference League knockout play-offs draw.
The 2022/23 Europa Conference League knockout play-offs draw will take place at 13:00 (GMT) on Monday 7 November, at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
The eight group winners of the 2022/23 Europa Conference League, including West Ham, will go straight into the last 16 and will therefore be absent from the knockout play-offs.
The teams that finished second in those respective groups go into the draw as seeded sides, and consist of:
Up against them will be the eight unseeded clubs in the draw, who are all dropping down to the third tier in European club competition after finishing third in their respective Europa League groups. They are:
Following the draw this month, we can look forward to the action after the turn of the year. The first legs of the 2022/23 Europa Conference League knockout play-offs are scheduled for 16 February, with the second legs happening the week after on 23 February.