UEFA Europa League Betting Tips & Previews

The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League is the 49th season of a club football tournament in Europe.The final sees Sevilla vs Inter Milan at RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, Germany at 8pm BST on Friday 21 August 2020.

The competition was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League from the 2009-10 season. The winners of the Europa League compete against the winners of the Champions League in the UEFA Super Cup and qualify for the following UEFA Champions League group stage.

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UEFA Europa League FAQ

When is the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League Final?

The 2020 UEFA Europa League Final will be held at 8pm BST on Friday 21 August 2020.

Where is the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League Final?

The 2020 UEFA Europa League Final will be held at RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, Germany.

What clubs have won the most UEFA Europa League titles?

Sevilla have won the most UEFA Europa League titles with five (2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016).

Who won the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League Final?

Chelsea defeated Arsenal 4-1 in the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League Final at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was the first Europa League final to feature two teams from one city.

What is the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League Prize Money?

The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League prize money sees the winners collect €8,500,000 and the losing finalist €4,500,000. Getting into the 2019-20 Europa League group stage guarantees €2,920,000 where a win pays €570,000 and a draw €190,000.

UEFA Europa League Betting Odds

The betting odds for the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League include markets such as outright winner, win the group, to reach the Europa League quarterfinals, Europa League semifinals and reach the Europa League final.

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Our bet of the day often features matches from the UEFA Europa League during the qualifying, group and knockout stages. We feature betting markets such as win, draw, over 3.5 goals, correct score and goalscorer markets.

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UEFA Europa League Qualification

The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League features 213 teams from all 55 UEFA member associations participating in the competition. The number of teams participating for each association is ranked on the UEFA country coefficients.

  • 3 teams from Associations 1-51 (except Liechtenstein).
  • 2 teams from Associations 52-54.
  • 1 team from Liechtenstein and Kosovo (Association 55).
  • 55 teams eliminated from the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League are transferred to the Europa League.

UEFA Europa League Draw & Fixtures

We have a full list of the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League draw & fixtures including preliminary round, qualifying rounds, play-offs, Europa League group stage, knockout rounds and finals.

UEFA Europa League Results

Get the latest UEFA Europa League results to find value in the betting markets. Many teams involved in the qualifying rounds of the Europa League fly under the radar, so analysing the results and using stats can help with Europa League betting.

Historical results and Europa League head to head records are useful in finding value in the betting odds. 

European Cup and UEFA Europa League Winners & Runners-Up

Chelsea are the defending champions after a 4-1 win against Arsenal at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League Final will be held at RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, Germany and the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League Final will be held at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla, Spain. 

2020–21 tbc v tbc Spain Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville tbc
2019–20 tbc v tbc Germany RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne tbc
2018–19 Chelsea 4–1 Arsenal Azerbaijan Olympic Stadium, Baku 51,370
2017–18 Atlético Madrid  3–0 Marseille France Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu 55,768
2016–17 Manchester United 2–0 Ajax  Sweden Friends Arena, Solna 46,961
2015–16 Sevilla  3–1 Liverpool Switzerland St. Jakob-Park, Basel 34,429
2014–15 Sevilla 3–2 Dnipro  Poland National Stadium, Warsaw 45,000
2013–14 Sevilla 0–0* Benfica  Italy Juventus Stadium, Turin 33,120
2012–13 Chelsea  2–1 Benfica  Netherlands Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam 46,163
2011–12 Atlético Madrid 3–0 Athletic Bilbao Romania Arena Națională, Bucharest 52,347
2010–11 Porto 1–0 Braga  Republic of Ireland Dublin Arena, Dublin 45,391
2009–10 Atlético Madrid  2–1 Fulham Germany Hamburg Arena, Hamburg 49,000
2008–09 Shakhtar Donetsk  2–1 Werder Bremen  Turkey Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium, Istanbul 37,357
2007–08 Zenit Saint Petersburg 2–0 Rangers  England City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester 43,878
2006–07 Sevilla 2–2* Espanyol Scotland Hampden Park, Glasgow 47,602
2005–06 Sevilla 4–0 Middlesbrough Netherlands Philips Stadion, Eindhoven 33,100
2004–05 CSKA Moscow  3–1 Sporting CP Portugal Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon 47,085
2003–04 Valencia 2–0 Marseille  Sweden Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg 39,000
2002–03 Porto 3–2 Celtic  Spain Estadio Olímpico de Sevilla, Seville 52,972
2001–02 Feyenoord  3–2 Borussia Dortmund  Netherlands De Kuip, Rotterdam 45,611
2000–01 Liverpool 5–4 Deportivo Alavés Germany Westfalenstadion, Dortmund 48,050
1999–2000 Galatasaray  0–0* Arsenal  Denmark Parken Stadium, Copenhagen 38,919
1998–99 Parma 3–0 Marseille Russia Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow 62,000
1997–98 Internazionale 3–0 Lazio France Parc des Princes, Paris 44,412
1996–97 Schalke 04 1–0 Internazionale Germany Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen 56,000
1996–97 Schalke 04 0–1* Internazionale Italy San Siro, Milan 83,000
1995–96 Bayern Munich 2–0 Bordeaux Germany Olympiastadion, Munich 62,000
1995–96 Bayern Munich 3–1 Bordeaux France Parc Lescure, Bordeaux 36,000
1994–95 Parma 1–0 Juventus Italy Stadio Ennio Tardini, Parma 22,062
1994–95 Parma 1–1 Juventus Italy San Siro, Milan 80,754
1993–94 Internazionale 1–0 Salzburg Austria Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna 47,500
1993–94 Internazionale 1–0 Salzburg Italy San Siro, Milan 80,326
1992–93 Juventus 3–1 Borussia Dortmund Germany Westfalenstadion, Dortmund 37,000
1992–93 Juventus 3–0 Borussia Dortmund Italy Stadio delle Alpi, Turin 62,781
1991–92 Ajax 2–2 Torino Italy Stadio delle Alpi, Turin 65,377
1991–92 Ajax 0–0 Torino Netherlands Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam 42,000
1990–91 Internazionale 2–0 Roma Italy San Siro, Milan 68,887
1990–91 Internazionale 0–1 Roma Italy Stadio Olimpico, Rome 70,901
1989–90 Juventus 3–1 Fiorentina Italy Stadio Comunale, Turin 45,000
1989–90 Juventus 0–0 Fiorentina Italy Stadio Partenio, Avellino 32,000
1988–89 Napoli 2–1 VfB Stuttgart Italy Stadio San Paolo, Naples 83,000
1988–89 Napoli 3–3 VfB Stuttgart West Germany Neckarstadion, Stuttgart 67,000
1987–88 Bayer Leverkusen 0–3 Espanyol Spain Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona 42,000
1987–88 Bayer Leverkusen 3–0* Espanyol West Germany Ulrich Haberland Stadion, Leverkusen 22,000
1986–87 IFK Göteborg 1–0 Dundee United Sweden Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg 50,023
1986–87 IFK Göteborg 1–1 Dundee United Scotland Tannadice Park, Dundee 20,911
1985–86 Real Madrid 5–1 Köln Spain Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid 85,000
1985–86 Real Madrid 0–2 Köln West Germany Olympiastadion, Berlin 15,000
1984–85 Real Madrid 3–0 Videoton Hungary Sóstói Stadion, Székesfehérvár 30,000
1984–85 Real Madrid 0–1 Videoton Spain Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid 90,000
1983–84 Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Anderlecht Belgium Constant Vanden Stock, Brussels 40,000
1983–84 Tottenham Hotspur 1–1* Anderlecht England White Hart Lane, London 46,205
1982–83 Anderlecht 1–0 Benfica Belgium Heysel Stadium, Brussels 55,000
1982–83 Anderlecht 1–1 Benfica Portugal Estádio da Luz, Lisbon 80,000
1981–82 IFK Göteborg 1–0 Hamburg Sweden Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg 42,548
1981–82 IFK Göteborg 3–0 Hamburg West Germany Volksparkstadion, Hamburg 60,000
1980–81 Ipswich Town 3–0 AZ England Portman Road, Ipswich 27,532
1980–81 Ipswich Town 2–4 AZ Netherlands Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam 28,500
1979–80 Eintracht Frankfurt 2–3 Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany Bökelbergstadion, Mönchengladbach 25,000
1979–80 Eintracht Frankfurt 1–0 Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany Waldstadion, Frankfurt 59,000
1978–79 Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 Red Star Belgrade Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Stadion Crvena Zvezda, Belgrade 87,000
1978–79 Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–0 Red Star Belgrade West Germany Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf 45,000
1977–78 PSV Eindhoven 0–0 Bastia France Stade Armand Cesari, Bastia 15,000
1977–78 PSV Eindhoven 3–0 Bastia Netherlands Philips Stadion, Eindhoven 27,000
1976–77 Juventus 1–0 Athletic Bilbao Italy Stadio Comunale, Turin 75,000
1976–77 Juventus 1–2 Athletic Bilbao Spain San Mamés, Bilbao 43,000
1975–76 Liverpool 3–2 Club Brugge England Anfield, Liverpool 56,000
1975–76 Liverpool 1–1 Club Brugge Belgium Olympiastadion, Bruges 32,000
1974–75 Borussia Mönchengladbach 0–0 Twente West Germany Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf 42,000
1974–75 Borussia Mönchengladbach 5–1 Twente Netherlands Diekman Stadion, Enschede 21,000
1973–74 Feyenoord 2–2 Tottenham Hotspur England White Hart Lane, London 46,281
1973–74 Feyenoord 2–0 Tottenham Hotspur Netherlands De Kuip, Rotterdam 59,000
1972–73 Liverpool 3–0 Borussia Mönchengladbach England Anfield, Liverpool 41,169
1972–73 Liverpool 0–2 Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany Bökelbergstadion, Mönchengladbach 35,000
1971–72 Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers England Molineux, Wolverhampton 45,000
1971–72 Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers England White Hart Lane, London 54,000

Most successful nations in the UEFA Europa League

Clubs from Spain have won 11 titles with Italian and English clubs winning nine each. German clubs have won six followed by Netherlands with four, Portugal, Russia and Sweden with two titles each.

Clubs from Spain and England have won the last eight UEFA Europa League titles stretching back to 2011-12.

 Spain 11 5 16
 England 9 7 16
 Italy 9 6 15
 Germany 6 8 14
 Netherlands 4 3 7
 Portugal 2 5 7
 Russia 2 0 2
 Sweden 2 0 2
 Belgium 1 2 3
 Ukraine 1 1 2
 Turkey 1 0 1
 France 0 5 5
 Scotland 0 3 3
 Austria 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 1 1
Totals 48 48 96

European Cup and UEFA Europa League Club Performances

Sevilla have won the most UEFA Champions League / European Cup titles with five titles (2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016). Liverpool, Juventus, Internazionale and Atlético Madrid have all won three.

Borussia Mönchengladbach, Tottenham Hotspur, Feyenoord, IFK Göteborg, Real Madrid, Parma, Porto and Chelsea all won two titles.

Who has scored the most UEFA Europa League goals?

Sweden's Henrik Larsson scored the most goals in the European Cup/UEFA Europa League with 40 in 56 games for Feyenoord, Celtic and Helsingborg. Next best is Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar who scored 34 for Heerenveen, Ajax and Schalke.

RankPlayerNationGoalsGamesEurope DebutClubs
1 Henrik Larsson Sweden 40 56 1994 Feyenoord, Celtic, Helsingborg
2 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Netherlands 34 52 2004 Heerenveen, Ajax, Schalke 04
3 Radamel Falcao Colombia 31 33 2009 Porto, Atlético Madrid
3 Aritz Aduriz Spain 31 47 2011 Valencia, Athletic Bilbao
5 Dieter Müller Germany 29 36 1973 1. FC Köln, Stuttgart, Bordeaux
6 Shota Arveladze Georgia (country) 27 45 1993 Dinamo Tbilisi, Trabzonspor, Ajax, Rangers, AZ
7 Alessandro Altobelli Italy 25 55 1977 Internazionale, Juventus
7 Mladen Petrić Croatia 25 72 2004 Grasshopper, Basel, Hamburg, Panathinaikos
9 Claudio Pizarro Peru 24 33 1999 Bayern Munich, Werder Bremen
9 Vágner Love Brazil 24 39 2004 CSKA Moscow, Beşiktaş
9 Kevin Gameiro France 24 51 2005 Strasbourg, Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia
12 Jupp Heynckes Germany 23 21 1967 Hannover 96, Borussia Mönchengladbach
12 Óscar Cardozo Paraguay 23 60 2007 Benfica
12 Dimitris Salpingidis Greece 23 76 1999 PAOK, Panathinaikos

2019-20 UEFA Europa League Prize Money Breakdown

The UEFA Europa League winners collect €8,500,000 with the losing finalist earning €4,500,000. Getting into the group stage guarantees €2,920,000 where a victory pays €570,000 and a draw €190,000. 

Reaching the knock-out stages can be rewarding with €1,100,000 for the round of 16, €1,500,000 for the quarter-finals and €2,400,000 for the semi-finals.

  • Preliminary round: €220,000
  • First qualifying round: €240,000
  • Second qualifying round: €260,000
  • Third qualifying round: €280,000
  • Play-off round elimination: €300,000
  • Base fee for group stage: €2,920,000
  • Group match victory: €570,000
  • Group match draw: €190,000
  • Group winners: €1,000,000
  • Group runners-up: €500,000
  • Round of 32: €500,000
  • Round of 16: €1,100,000
  • Quarter-finals: €1,500,000
  • Semi-finals: €2,400,000
  • Losing finalist: €4,500,000
  • Winners: €8,500,000

UEFA Europa League Highlights

Watching UEFA Europa League highlights can be a great way to catch up on any games you may have missed. Check out UEFA TV and the UEFA YouTube channel for all the latest UEFA Europa League highlights. 

UEFA Europa League News

Stay up to date with all the UEFA Europa League news including the latest information available about player injuries and team news. Knowing what players are injured and suspended can have a big impact on football match results, especially in club competitions such as the UEFA Europa League.

UEFA Europa League Social Media

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UEFA Europa League History

The Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was a European football competition played between 1955 and 1971 that grew from 11 teams to 64 teams. The competition was taken over by UEFA and relaunched as the UEFA Cup for the 1971/72 season.

The first final was an all-English affair with Tottenham Hotspur bdefeating Wolverhampton Wanderers. The title was won by Liverpool in 1973 who won the competition for the second time in 1976 after defeating Club Brugge in the final.

IFK Göteborg (1982 and 1987) and Real Madrid (1985 and 1986) won the competition twice in the 
1980s. Italian clubs dominated from 1989 when Diego Maradona's Napoli defeated Stuttgart. The 1990s started with two all-Italian finals and Torino lost the Ajax in the 1992 final. 

Juventus won for a third time in 1993 and Internazionale won in 1994. The year 1995 saw another all-Italian final with Parma successful over Juventus. Parma won the cup again in 1999.

Liverpool won the competition for the third time in 2001 and Feyenoord Rotterdam won for the 2nd time in 2002 after defeating Borussia Dortmund in their home stadium, De Kuip. Porto won in 2003 and 2011. 

Chelsea would become the first Champions League holders to win the UEFA Cup/Europa League in 2013. In 2015 Sevilla won their fourth UEFA Cup/Europa League and beat Liverpool FC in the 2016 final fot their title a third year in a row, making Sevilla FC the most successful team in the history of the competition with 5 titles.

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