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Seeding in the Europa Conference League 2022/2023

UEFA European Cup Football
by Bert Kassies

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This page shows the list of seeded and unseeded clubs for draws in the qualifying rounds and the group stage of the Europa Conference League 2022/2023. The UEFA Club Ranking of 2022 determines the seeding of the clubs in the tables below. See Qualification 2022/2023 for a list of qualified clubs, and Access List 2022/2023 for an overview of berths per country. More detailed information may also be found in the ECL regulations (pdf or online).

This seeding list is according to the format of the 2021-24 period. Clubs eliminated in the preliminary round and 1st qualifying round of the Champions League, and clubs eliminated in the qualifying rounds of the Europa League are transferred to the Europa Conference League. For details, see the new Access List 2022/2023 and 2021-24 qualifying scheme. The 2nd and 3rd qualifying rounds, and the play-off round of the Europa Conference League are split into two sections: one for champions and one for non-champions.

Although the regulations no longer require the use of regional groups (as used before 2009), until now UEFA still uses some kind of regionalization in the first qualifying rounds. At first the clubs are divided into seeded and unseeded clubs, and then the seeded and unseeded clubs are split into regional groups. The general approach seems to use the North/Central/South scheme, but no specific rules are known.

Russian clubs are suspended from participation in UEFA competitions. The access list will be re-balanced as follows:

  1. The champion of Scotland (Celtic) moves from CL-PO to CL-GS,
  2. The champion of Turkey (Trabzonspor) moves from CL-Q3 to CL-PO,
  3. The champion of Cyprus (Apollon Limassol) moves from CL-Q2 to CL-Q3,
  4. The champions of Croatia (Dinamo Zagreb) and Switzerland (FC Zürich) move from CL-Q1 to CL-Q2,
  5. The runners-up of Austria (Sturm Graz) and Scotland (Glasgow Rangers) move from CL-Q2nc to CL-Q3nc,
  6. The cup winner of Turkey (Sivasspor) and the 3rd team of Denmark (Silkeborg IF) move from EL-Q3 to EL-PO,
  7. The runner-up of Serbia (Partizan Belgrade) moves from ECL-Q2 to EL-Q3,
  8. The cup winners of Czechia (1.FC Slovácko), Croatia (Hajduk Split), and Switzerland (FC Lugano) move from ECL-Q2 to ECL-Q3,
  9. The cup winners (or runners-up) of Poland (Raków Czestochowa), Slovenia (NK Koper), Slovakia (Spartak Trnava), Liechtenstein (FC Vaduz), Lithuania (Suduva Marijampole), Luxembourg (Racing Union Luxembourg), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Velez Mostar), Ireland (St. Patrick's Athletic), North Macedonia (Makedonija GjP), and Armenia (Ararat-Armenia) move from ECL-Q1 to ECL-Q2,
  10. As a result there will be only 16 CL-Q1 losers in ECL-Q2ch, one of them gets a bye to ECL-Q3ch (to be determined by a draw).

The Champions League title holder (Real Madrid) qualified already for the CL group stage by the domestic league. The access list will be re-balanced as follows:

  1. The 1st placed club of Ukraine (Shakhtar Donetsk) moves from CL-PO to CL-GS,
  2. The champion of Denmark (FC København) moves from CL-Q3 to CL-PO,
  3. The champion of Serbia (Red Star Belgrade) moves from CL-Q2 to CL-Q3,
  4. The champions of Greece (Olympiakos Piraeus) and Israel (Maccabi Haifa) move from CL-Q1 to CL-Q2,
  5. As a result there will be only 15 CL-Q1 losers in ECL-Q2ch, two of them get a bye to ECL-Q3ch (to be determined by a draw).

The Europa Conference League title holder (AS Roma) qualified already for the EL group stage by the domestic league. The access list will be re-balanced as follows:

  1. The cup winner of the Netherlands (Feyenoord) moves from EL-PO to EL-GS,
  2. The cup winner of Cyprus (Omonia Nicosia) moves from EL-Q3 to EL-PO,
  3. The cup winner of Czechia (1.FC Slovácko) moves from ECL-Q3 to EL-Q3,
  4. The cup winner of Greece (Panathinaikos) moves from ECL-Q2 to ECL-Q3,
  5. The cup winners (or runners-up) of Latvia (Valmieras FK) and Albania (Vllaznia Shkodër) move from ECL-Q1 to ECL-Q2.

ECL-Q1: 1st Qualifying Round (60 clubs)
Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
Flora Tallinn            Est   9.750             MFK Ruzomberok           Svk   3.125
Shkendija Tetovo         Mac   9.000             FK Borac Banja Luka      Bos   3.000
Riga FC                  Lat   8.000             Tre Fiori                Sma   3.000
Alashkert FC             Arm   8.000             Inter Turku              Fin   3.000
Olimpija Ljubljana       Slo   7.750             KR Reykjavik             Isl   3.000
KuPS Kuopio              Fin   7.500             Saburtalo Tbilisi        Geo   3.000
CS Fola Esch             Lux   7.500             Sfântul Gheorghe         Mol   2.500
Buducnost Podgorica      Mon   7.000             Víkingur                 Far   2.500
Dinamo Tbilisi           Geo   6.500             Floriana                 Mlt   2.250
DAC Dunajska Streda      Svk   6.500             Derry City               Irl   2.250
KF Laçi                  Alb   6.000             Larne FC                 Nir   2.000
Mura Murska Sobota       Slo   5.500             FK Panevezys             Lit   2.000
FC Drita                 Kos   5.000             Paide Linnameeskond      Est   2.000
Dinamo Minsk             Bls   5.000             Cliftonville             Nir   2.000
B36 Torshavn             Far   4.750             Tuzla City               Bos   1.825
FK Liepaja               Lat   4.500             SJK Seinäjoki            Fin   1.775
Petrocub Hîncesti        Mol   4.500             Differdange 03           Lux   1.750
Europa FC                Gib   4.500             SC Gjilani               Kos   1.633
Partizani Tirana         Alb   4.250             KF Llapi                 Kos   1.633
Breidablik               Isl   4.000             Ararat Yerevan           Arm   1.625
HB Torshavn              Far   4.000             Sligo Rovers             Irl   1.625
Gzira United             Mlt   4.000             Dila Gori                Geo   1.400
Milsami Orhei            Mol   3.750             Akademija Pandev         Mac   1.400
Kauno Zalgiris           Lit   3.500             Hamrun Spartans          Mlt   1.400
Bala Town                Wal   3.250             Newtown                  Wal   1.100
Tre Penne                Sma   3.250             FCB Magpies              Gib   1.083
St Joseph's FC           Gib   3.250             Decic Tuzi               Mon   1.000
Crusaders Belfast        Nir   3.250             Iskra Danilovgrad        Mon   1.000
Pogon Szczecin           Pol   3.175             Atlètic Club d'Escaldes  And   0.933
Lechia Gdansk            Pol   3.175             UE Santa Coloma          And   0.933

Before the draw the 60 clubs of the 1st round are divided into 6 groups of 10 clubs each. The pairs (2 vs 10), (4 vs 9), (6 vs 3), (1 vs 8), and (7 vs 5) were drawn. See UEFA Europa Conference League 1st qualifying round draw for more info. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1
seeded: Dinamo Tbilisi, Alashkert FC, FC Drita, Lechia Gdansk, Milsami Orhei
unseeded: Inter Turku, FK Panevezys, Paide Linnameeskond, Akademija Pandev, Hamrun Spartans
Group 2
seeded: KuPS Kuopio, KF Laçi, Mura Murska Sobota, FK Liepaja, Kauno Zalgiris
unseeded: Sfântul Gheorghe, MFK Ruzomberok, Dila Gori, SC Gjilani, Iskra Danilovgrad
Group 3
seeded: Olimpija Ljubljana, Buducnost Podgorica, B36 Torshavn, Gzira United, St Joseph's FC
unseeded: FK Borac Banja Luka, Larne FC, Differdange 03, Atlètic Club d'Escaldes, KF Llapi
Group 4
seeded: Bala Town, Breidablik, Europa FC, DAC Dunajska Streda, CS Fola Esch
unseeded: Víkingur, Tre Fiori, Sligo Rovers, Cliftonville, UE Santa Coloma
Group 5
seeded: Shkendija Tetovo, Dinamo Minsk, Partizani Tirana, Tre Penne, Petrocub Hîncesti
unseeded: Saburtalo Tbilisi, Floriana, Ararat Yerevan, Tuzla City, Decic Tuzi
Group 6
seeded: Flora Tallinn, Pogon Szczecin, Crusaders Belfast, HB Torshavn, Riga FC
unseeded: FCB Magpies, Derry City, SJK Seinäjoki, Newtown, KR Reykjavik

The draw for the 2nd qualifying round is made before the results of the 1st qualifying round are known. Clubs of the 1st qualifying round are seeded by the highest ranking of the clubs involved. The following lower ranked teams qualified (and are seeded in the draw with the coefficient of their opponent in the 1st qualifying round): SJK Seinäjoki beat Flora Tallinn (9.750), Hamrun Spartans beat Alashkert FC (8.000), Tre Fiori beat CS Fola Esch (7.500), Paide Linnameeskond beat Dinamo Tbilisi (6.500), Víkingur beat Europa FC (4.500), Saburtalo Tbilisi beat Partizani Tirana (4.250), Newtown beat HB Torshavn (4.000), MFK Ruzomberok beat Kauno Zalgiris (3.500), Sligo Rovers beat Bala Town (3.250), and Tuzla City beat Tre Penne (3.250).

ECL-Q2: 2nd Qualifying Round (90 clubs)
Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
FC Basel                 Sui  55.000             Viking Stavanger         Nor   5.450
Slavia Praha             Cze  52.000             Lillestrøm SK            Nor   5.450
Young Boys               Sui  37.000             Viborg FF                Den   5.435
AZ Alkmaar               Ned  28.500             Konyaspor                Tur   5.420
PAOK Thessaloniki        Gre  25.000             Aris Limassol            Cyp   5.275
Istanbul Basaksehir      Tur  25.000             FC Drita *               Kos   5.000
Maccabi Tel-Aviv         Isr  24.500             Ararat-Armenia           Arm   5.000
FK Astana                Kaz  20.500             Dinamo Minsk *           Bls   5.000
Molde FK                 Nor  19.000             AIK Stockholm            Swe   5.000
APOEL Nicosia            Cyp  18.000             Maccabi Netanya          Isr   4.875
FCSB                     Rom  17.500             B36 Torshavn *           Far   4.750
BATE Borisov             Bls  17.500             IF Elfsborg              Swe   4.575
Rapid Wien               Aut  16.000             Djurgårdens IF           Swe   4.575
NK Rijeka                Cro  15.000             Petrocub Hîncesti *      Mol   4.500
Royal Antwerp            Bel  14.500             FK Liepaja *             Lat   4.500
Hapoel Beer-Sheva        Isr  14.000             Víkingur *               Far  (4.500)
Sparta Praha             Cze  13.500             Saburtalo Tbilisi *      Geo  (4.250)
FC Fehérvár              Hun  11.500             Breidablik *             Isl   4.000
Vitória Guimarães        Por  10.676             Newtown *                Wal  (4.000)
CSKA Sofia               Bul  10.500             Gzira United *           Mlt   4.000
Suduva Marijampole       Lit  10.000             Levski Sofia             Bul   3.900
SJK Seinäjoki *          Fin  (9.750)            Botev Plovdiv            Bul   3.900
Shkendija Tetovo *       Mac   9.000             Milsami Orhei *          Mol   3.750
Brøndby IF               Den   8.500             MFK Ruzomberok *         Svk  (3.500)
Spartak Trnava           Svk   8.500             Gabala FK                Azb   3.500
Riga FC *                Lat   8.000             Sepsi OSK                Rom   3.430
Kairat Almaty            Kaz   8.000             Zira FK                  Azb   3.400
Hamrun Spartans *        Mlt  (8.000)            Kisvárda FC              Hun   3.275
NK Osijek                Cro   8.000             Puskás Akadémia          Hun   3.275
Olimpija Ljubljana *     Slo   7.750             Sligo Rovers *           Irl  (3.250)
KuPS Kuopio *            Fin   7.500             Tuzla City *             Bos  (3.250)
Tre Fiori *              Sma  (7.500)            Crusaders Belfast *      Nir   3.250
Universitatea Craiova    Rom   7.500             St Joseph's FC *         Gib   3.250
Motherwell               Sco   7.380             Raków Czestochowa        Pol   3.175
Neftchi Baku             Azb   7.000             Pogon Szczecin *         Pol   3.175
Buducnost Podgorica *    Mon   7.000             Lechia Gdansk *          Pol   3.175
Cukaricki Belgrade       Srb   6.675             FK Kyzylzhar             Kaz   3.150
Radnicki Nis             Srb   6.675             NK Koper                 Slo   3.000
Paide Linnameeskond *    Est  (6.500)            FC Gomel                 Bls   2.500
DAC Dunajska Streda *    Svk   6.500             Velez Mostar             Bos   2.000
FC Vaduz                 Lie   6.500             Valmieras FK             Lat   2.000
Vorskla Poltava          Ukr   6.360             Racing Union Luxembourg  Lux   2.000
KF Laçi *                Alb   6.000             St. Patrick's Athletic   Irl   1.625
Aris Thessaloniki        Gre   5.640             Vllaznia Shkodër         Alb   1.600
Mura Murska Sobota *     Slo   5.500             Makedonija GjP           Mac   1.400

Before the draw the 90 club(pair)s of the 2nd qualifying round are divided into 9 groups of 10 clubs each. The pairs (7 vs 5), (10 vs 4), (8 vs 1), (3 vs 9), and (2 vs 6) were drawn. See UEFA Europa Conference League 2nd qualifying round draw for more info. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1
seeded: APOEL Nicosia, Istanbul Basaksehir, FC Fehérvár, Aris Thessaloniki, Radnicki Nis
unseeded: Maccabi Netanya, Gzira United *, Botev Plovdiv, Gabala FK, FC Gomel
Group 2
seeded: FCSB, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, CSKA Sofia, Alashkert FC *, Neftchi Baku
unseeded: Dinamo Minsk *, Aris Limassol, Partizani Tirana *, Makedonija GjP, Velez Mostar
Group 3
seeded: Dinamo Tbilisi *, BATE Borisov, Kairat Almaty, Universitatea Craiova, Maccabi Tel-Aviv
unseeded: Konyaspor, Zira FK, Ararat-Armenia, Kisvárda FC, Vllaznia Shkodër
Group 4
seeded: Young Boys, Flora Tallinn *, Rapid Wien, NK Osijek, Olimpija Ljubljana *
unseeded: Lillestrøm SK, Sepsi OSK, FK Liepaja *, Lechia Gdansk *, FK Kyzylzhar
Group 5
seeded: Slavia Praha, Suduva Marijampole, Spartak Trnava, Mura Murska Sobota *, Buducnost Podgorica *
unseeded: Viborg FF, Breidablik *, St Joseph's FC *, HB Torshavn *, St. Patrick's Athletic
Group 6
seeded: AZ Alkmaar, Molde FK, Motherwell, Brøndby IF, DAC Dunajska Streda *
unseeded: IF Elfsborg, Europa FC *, Tre Penne *, Bala Town *, Pogon Szczecin *
Group 7
seeded: Riga FC *, Royal Antwerp, FC Basel, CS Fola Esch *, FC Vaduz
unseeded: FC Drita *, NK Koper, Kauno Zalgiris *, Crusaders Belfast *, B36 Torshavn *
Group 8
seeded: PAOK Thessaloniki, NK Rijeka, Vitória Guimarães, Cukaricki Belgrade, KF Laçi *
unseeded: Djurgårdens IF, Petrocub Hîncesti *, Levski Sofia, Puskás Akadémia, Racing Union Luxembourg
Group 9
seeded: FK Astana, Sparta Praha, KuPS Kuopio *, Shkendija Tetovo *, Vorskla Poltava
unseeded: Viking Stavanger, AIK Stockholm, Raków Czestochowa, Milsami Orhei *, Valmieras FK

ECL-Q2ch: 2nd Qualifying Round for Champions (16 clubs)
Bye to next round (determined by draw):
Shakhtior Saligorsk @1   Bls   6.250
RFS Riga @1              Lat   4.000


Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
CFR Cluj @1              Rom  19.500             Levadia Tallinn @p       Est   4.750
Lincoln Red Imps @1      Gib   7.250             La Fiorita @p            Sma   4.000
The New Saints @1        Wal   8.500             Inter Club d'Escaldes @p And   3.000
Zrinjski Mostar @1       Bos   7.000
Sutjeska Niksic @1       Mon   6.250
KI Klaksvik @1           Far   6.250
Lech Poznan @1           Pol   6.000
Hibernians FC @1         Mlt   5.500
Tobol Kustanai @1        Kaz   4.500
Dinamo Batumi @1         Geo   3.250
KF Tirana @1             Alb   2.750
FC Ballkani @1           Kos   1.633
Vikingur Reykjavik @1    Isl   1.075

Clubs eliminated in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League are seeded. Before the draw the 16 club(pair)s are divided into 2 groups of 5 seeded clubs and 1 unseeded club, and 1 group of 3 seeded clubs and 1 unseeded club. See UEFA Europa Conference League 2nd qualifying round draw for more info. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1
seeded: CL-PR winner/Malmö, Sutjeska/Ludogorets, KI/Bodø, Linfield/NewSaints, Ballkani/Zalgiris
unseeded: Inter Club d'Escaldes / La Fiorita
Group 2
seeded: Lech/Qarabag, Zrinjski/Sheriff, Batumi/Slovan, Tirana/Dudelange, Hibernians/Shamrock
unseeded: Vikingur / Levadia Tallinn
Group 3
seeded: Pyunik/Cluj, Tobol/Ferencváros, Shkupi/Lincoln
unseeded: CL-PR losing finalist

The draw for the 3rd qualifying round is made before the results of the 2nd qualifying round are known. Clubs of the 2nd qualifying round are seeded by the highest ranking of the clubs involved. The following lower ranked teams qualified (and are seeded in the draw with the coefficient of their opponent in the 2nd qualifying round): Levski Sofia beat PAOK Thessaloniki (25.000), Raków Czestochowa beat FK Astana (20.500), Konyaspor beat BATE Borisov (17.500), Djurgårdens IF beat NK Rijeka (15.000), Viking Stavanger beat Sparta Praha (13.500), Viborg FF beat Suduva Marijampole (10.000), Kisvárda FC beat Kairat Almaty (8.000), FK Kyzylzhar beat NK Osijek (8.000), Sepsi OSK beat Olimpija Ljubljana (7.750), Sligo Rovers beat Motherwell (7.380), Breidablik beat Buducnost Podgorica (7.000), Gzira United beat Radnicki Nis (6.675), AIK Stockholm beat Vorskla Poltava (6.360), Petrocub Hîncesti beat KF Laçi (6.000), St. Patrick's Athletic beat Mura Murska Sobota (5.500), Paide Linnameeskond beat Ararat-Armenia (5.000), and Hamrun Spartans beat Velez Mostar (2.000).

ECL-Q3: 3rd Qualifying Round (54 clubs)
Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
FC Basel **              Sui  55.000             FC Lugano                Sui   9.000
Slavia Praha **          Cze  52.000             Brøndby IF **            Den   8.500
Young Boys **            Sui  37.000             Spartak Trnava **        Svk   8.500
AZ Alkmaar **            Ned  28.500             Riga FC *                Lat   8.000
Levski Sofia **          Bul (25.000)            Kisvárda FC **           Hun  (8.000)
Istanbul Basaksehir **   Tur  25.000             FK Kyzylzhar **          Kaz  (8.000)
Maccabi Tel-Aviv **      Isr  24.500             Hajduk Split             Cro   8.000
Raków Czestochowa **     Pol (20.500)            Sepsi OSK **             Rom  (7.750)
Molde FK **              Nor  19.000             KuPS Kuopio *            Fin   7.500
Zorya Luhansk            Ukr  18.000             Universitatea Craiova ** Rom   7.500
APOEL Nicosia **         Cyp  18.000             Dundee United            Sco   7.380
FCSB **                  Rom  17.500             Sligo Rovers *           Irl  (7.380)
Konyaspor **             Tur (17.500)            Neftchi Baku **          Azb   7.000
Rapid Wien **            Aut  16.000             Breidablik *             Isl  (7.000)
Djurgårdens IF **        Swe (15.000)            Cukaricki Belgrade **    Srb   6.675
Royal Antwerp **         Bel  14.500             Gzira United *           Mlt  (6.675)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva **     Isr  14.000             DAC Dunajska Streda *    Svk   6.500
Viking Stavanger **      Nor (13.500)            FC Vaduz **              Lie   6.500
Anderlecht               Bel  11.500             AIK Stockholm **         Swe  (6.360)
FC Fehérvár **           Hun  11.500             Petrocub Hîncesti *      Mol  (6.000)
Wolfsberger AC           Aut  11.000             Panathinaikos            Gre   5.640
Gil Vicente              Por  10.676             Aris Thessaloniki **     Gre   5.640
Vitória Guimarães **     Por  10.676             St. Patrick's Athletic** Irl  (5.500)
CSKA Sofia **            Bul  10.500             Lillestrøm SK **         Nor   5.450
Viborg FF **             Den (10.000)            Paide Linnameeskond *    Est  (5.000)
FC Twente Enschede       Ned   9.860             B36 Torshavn *           Far   4.750
Shkendija Tetovo *       Mac   9.000             Hamrun Spartans *        Mlt  (2.000)

Before the draw the 54 club(pair)s of the 3rd qualifying round are divided into 3 groups of 8 clubs and 3 groups of 10 clubs. Clubs from the same association cannot be drawn against each other. See UEFA Europa Conference League 3rd qualifying round draw for more info. For the groups with 8 teams the pairs (5 vs 1), (8 vs 3), (4 vs 7), and (6 vs 2) were drawn, and for the groups with 10 teams the pairs (2 vs 7), (8 vs 3), (6 vs 4), (5 vs 9), and (1 vs 10) were drawn. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1
seeded: FK Astana **, Istanbul Basaksehir **, Shkendija Tetovo *, Sparta Praha **
unseeded: Spartak Trnava **, Buducnost Podgorica *, Motherwell **, Vorskla Poltava **
Group 2
seeded: Young Boys **, Vitória Guimarães **, Anderlecht, Suduva Marijampole **
unseeded: KuPS Kuopio *, Hajduk Split, B36 Torshavn *, Ararat-Armenia **
Group 3
seeded: FC Basel **, AZ Alkmaar **, Royal Antwerp **, CSKA Sofia **
unseeded: Brøndby IF **, Dundee United, Mura Murska Sobota *, Lillestrøm SK **
Group 4
seeded: Maccabi Tel-Aviv **, APOEL Nicosia **, FCSB **, Gil Vicente, Wolfsberger AC
unseeded: Riga FC *, NK Osijek **, DAC Dunajska Streda *, Radnicki Nis **, Aris Thessaloniki **
Group 5
seeded: FC Twente Enschede, Molde FK **, Rapid Wien **, Hapoel Beer-Sheva **, PAOK Thessaloniki **
unseeded: FC Lugano, Kairat Almaty **, Neftchi Baku **, Velez Mostar **, Cukaricki Belgrade **
Group 6
seeded: Slavia Praha **, Zorya Luhansk, BATE Borisov **, NK Rijeka **, FC Fehérvár **
unseeded: Olimpija Ljubljana *, Universitatea Craiova **, FC Vaduz **, KF Laçi *, Panathinaikos

ECL-Q3ch: 3rd Qualifying Round for Champions (10 clubs)
No seeding                     coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------
CFR Cluj @1              Rom  19.500
Zrinjski Mostar @1       Bos   7.000
Shakhtior Saligorsk @1   Bls   6.250
KI Klaksvik @1           Far   6.250
Lech Poznan @1           Pol   6.000
Hibernians FC @1         Mlt   5.500
Tobol Kustanai @1        Kaz   4.500
RFS Riga @1              Lat   4.000
FC Ballkani @1           Kos   1.633
Vikingur Reykjavik @1    Isl   1.075

No teams are seeded for the champions path third qualifying round. Before the draw the 10 club(pair)s of the 3rd qualifying round are divided into a group of 6 clubs and a group of 4 clubs. See UEFA Europa Conference League 3rd qualifying round draw for more info. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1: RFS Riga, Vikingur/The New Saints, KI Klaksvik/Sutjeska Niksic, Levadia Tallinn/Hibernians, Dinamo Batumi/Lech Poznan
Group 2: Shakhtior Saligorsk, KF Tirana/Zrinjski Mostar, Inter Club Escaldes/CFR Cluj, Tobol Kustanai/Lincoln Red Imps

The draw for the play-off round is made before the results of the 3rd qualifying round are known. Clubs of the 3rd qualifying round are seeded by the highest ranking of the clubs involved. The following lower ranked teams qualified (and are seeded in the draw with the coefficient of their opponent in the 3rd qualifying round): Universitatea Craiova beat Zorya Luhansk (18.000), Hajduk Split beat Vitória Guimarães (10.676), AIK Stockholm beat Shkendija Tetovo (9.000), Raków Czestochowa beat Spartak Trnava (8.500), and Hamrun Spartans beat Levski Sofia (3.900).

ECL-PO: Play-off Round (34 clubs)
Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
Villarreal               Esp  78.000             Royal Antwerp **         Bel  14.500
FC Basel **              Sui  55.000             Hapoel Beer-Sheva **     Isr  14.000
Slavia Praha **          Cze  52.000             OGC Nice                 Fra  12.016
Young Boys **            Sui  37.000             Anderlecht *3            Bel  11.500
AZ Alkmaar **            Ned  28.500             FC Fehérvár **           Hun  11.500
Istanbul Basaksehir **   Tur  25.000             Wolfsberger AC *3        Aut  11.000
Maccabi Tel-Aviv **      Isr  24.500             Gil Vicente *3           Por  10.676
Partizan Belgrade &3     Srb  24.500             Hajduk Split *3          Cro (10.676)
West Ham United	         Eng  21.328             CSKA Sofia **            Bul  10.500
Molde FK **              Nor  19.000             FC Twente Enschede *3    Ned   9.860
Universitatea Craiova ** Rom (18.000)            AIK Stockholm **         Swe  (9.000)
APOEL Nicosia **         Cyp  18.000             Raków Czestochowa        Pol  (8.500)
FCSB **                  Rom  17.500             FC Vaduz **              Lie   6.500
Rapid Wien **            Aut  16.000             Viking Stavanger **      Nor   5.450
Fiorentina               Ita  15.380             Viborg FF **             Den   5.435
1.FC Köln                Ger  15.042             Djurgårdens IF **        Swe   4.575
1.FC Slovácko &3         Cze (14.500)            Hamrun Spartans *        Mlt  (3.900)

Before the draw the 34 club(pair)s of the 4th qualifying round are divided into 3 groups of 8 clubs and a group of 10 clubs. Clubs from the same association cannot be drawn against each other. See UEFA Europa Conference League play-off round draw for more info. For the groups with 8 teams the pairs (7 vs 1), (3 vs 5), (2 vs 8), and (4 vs 6) were drawn, and for the group with 10 teams the pairs (3 vs 10), (1 vs 6), (5 vs 9), (4 vs 7), and (2 vs 8) were drawn. The draw groups were as follows:
Group 1
seeded: FC Basel **, Istanbul Basaksehir **, APOEL Nicosia **, Fiorentina
unseeded: Djurgårdens IF, FC Twente Enschede *3, CSKA Sofia **, Royal Antwerp **
Group 2
seeded: Rapid Wien **, FCSB **, Maccabi Tel-Aviv **, Villarreal
unseeded: OGC Nice, Vitória Guimarães **, FC Vaduz **, Viking Stavanger **
Group 3
seeded: Slavia Praha **, AEK / Partizan &3, Zorya Luhansk *3, 1.FC Köln
unseeded: Hapoel Beer-Sheva **, FC Fehérvár **, Spartak Trnava **, Levski Sofia **
Group 4
seeded: Young Boys **, AZ Alkmaar **, West Ham United, Molde FK **, Slovácko / Fenerbahçe &3
unseeded: Anderlecht *3, Wolfsberger AC *3, Gil Vicente *3, Shkendija Tetovo *, Viborg FF **

ECL-POch: Play-off Round for Champions (10 clubs)
Seeded clubs                   coef.             Unseeded clubs                 coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
NK Maribor &3            Slo  14.000             CFR Cluj @1              Rom  19.500
Slovan Bratislava &3     Svk  13.000             Zrinjski Mostar @1       Bos   7.000
F91 Dudelange @2         Lux   8.500             Lech Poznan @1           Pol   6.000
Linfield Belfast &3      Nir   7.000             RFS Riga @1              Lat   4.000
FK Shkupi &3             Mac   4.500             FC Ballkani @1           Kos   1.633

Clubs eliminated in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League are seeded. UEFA may form groups for the draw.

Once the play-off round has been completed, the 32 remaining clubs are drawn into eight groups of four. For the purpose of the draw the clubs are divided into 4 pots. All pots are filled according to the club ranking.

ECL-GS: Group Stage (32 clubs)
Pot 1                          coef.             Pot 2                          coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
Villarreal *4            Esp  78.000             CFR Cluj @1              Rom  19.500
FC Basel **              Sui  55.000             Molde FK **              Nor  19.000
Slavia Praha **          Cze  52.000             FCSB **                  Rom  17.500
AZ Alkmaar **            Ned  28.500             Fiorentina *4            Ita  15.380
AA Gent &4               Bel  27.500             1.FC Köln *4             Ger  15.042
Istanbul Basaksehir **   Tur  25.000             Hapoel Beer-Sheva **     Isr  14.000
Partizan Belgrade &3     Srb  24.500             Apollon Limassol &4      Cyp  14.000
West Ham United	*4       Eng  21.328             Slovan Bratislava &3     Svk  13.000


Pot 3                          coef.             Pot 4                          coef.
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
OGC Nice *4              Fra  12.016             SC Dnipro-1 &4           Ukr   6.360
Anderlecht *3            Bel  11.500             Lech Poznan @1           Pol   6.000
Zalgiris Vilnius &4      Lit   8.000             1.FC Slovácko &3         Cze   5.560
Austria Wien             Aut   7.770             Silkeborg IF &4          Den   5.435
Hearts FC &4             Sco   7.380             Djurgårdens IF **        Swe   4.575
Shamrock Rovers &4       Irl   7.000             Pyunik Yerevan &4        Arm   4.250
Sivasspor &4             Tur   6.500             RFS Riga @1              Lat   4.000
FC Vaduz **              Lie   6.500             FC Ballkani @1           Kos   1.633

Clubs from the same association will not be drawn into the same group and are paired to play on separate days as much as possible. The groups A-D are assigned a red colour and the groups E-H are blue. When a paired club is drawn into a group the other paired club can only be drawn into a group with another colour. See last year's UEFA Europa Conference League group stage draw for more info.

A computer draw determines the fixtures such that each club plays one home and one away match against each other club in its group. A club does not play more than two home or two away matches in a row and each club plays one home match and one away match on the first two matchdays and the last two matchdays.

The eight group-winners of the group stage qualify for the round of 16. The eight runners-up of the group stage qualify for the knockout round play-offs. The clubs that finish this stage in 3rd and 4th position in their group are eliminated.

For the knockout round play-offs, the runners-up of the Europa Conference League are seeded above the third-placed teams of the Europa League Clubs from the same association can not be drawn against each other.

ECL-KO: Knockout round play-offs (16 clubs)
2nd in ECL group                                 3rd in EL group
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
.

For the round of 16, the group winners are seeded above the eight winners of the knockout round play-offs. Clubs from the same association can not be drawn against each other.

ECL-R16: Round of 16 (16 clubs)
1st in ECL group                                 winner of knockout round play-offs
------------------------ --- ----------------    ------------------------ --- ----------------
.

For the draw of the quarter-finals and semi-finals no clubs will be seeded.

KEY:

*=club started in 1st qualifying round
**=club started in 2nd qualifying round
*3=club started in 3rd qualifying round
*4=club started in play-off round
@p=club eliminated in CL preliminary round
@1=club eliminated in CL 1st qualifying round
&3=club eliminated in EL 3rd qualifying round
&4=club eliminated in EL play-off round
#=qualified for knockout round play-offs from group stage of the Europa League
*!=Russian clubs are suspended

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