Group fixtures set for UEFA Europa League

The group stage will kick off on 14 September with Arsenal taking on Köln and AC Milan travelling to Austria Wien after the fixtures were confirmed.

Arsenal will start against another of Lukas Podolski's former clubs
Arsenal will start against another of Lukas Podolski's former clubs ©Getty Images

The UEFA Europa League group stage will kick off on 14 September with Arsenal taking on Köln and AC Milan travelling to Austria Wien, after the fixtures were confirmed.

FULL FIXTURE LIST

Opening day
Thursday 14 September, 19:00 & 21:05CET
Group A: Villarreal v Astana, Slavia Praha v Maccabi Tel-Aviv
Group B: Dynamo Kyiv v Skënderbeu, Young Boys v Partizan
Group C: Hoffenheim v Braga, İstanbul Başakşehir v Ludogorets
Group D: Austria Wien v AC Milan, Rijeka v AEK Athens
Group E: Atalanta v Everton, Apollon Limassol v Lyon
Group F: Zlín v Sheriff, København v Lokomotiv Moskva
Group G: Hapoel Beer-Sheva v Lugano, FCSB v Viktoria Plzeň
Group H: Crvena zvezda v BATE Borisov, Arsenal v Köln
Group I: Marseille v Konyaspor, Vitória Guimarães v Salzburg
Group J: Zorya Luhansk v Östersund, Hertha Berlin v Athletic Club
Group K: Zulte Waregem v Nice, Vitesse v Lazio
Group L: Vardar v Zenit, Real Sociedad v Rosenborg

Other highlights
Thursday 28 September: Zenit v Real Sociedad, Lyon v Atalanta
Thursday 19 October: Marseille v Vitória Guimarães, Sheriff v Lokomotiv Moskva
Thursday 2 November: Lyon v Everton, Lazio v Nice
Thursday 23 November: Köln v Arsenal, Braga v Hoffenheim
Thursday 7 December: Rijeka v AC Milan, Zulte Waragem v Nice

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