The 2019-20 Europa League draw has left Manchester United facing the prospect of a long trip east to Kazakhstan. while Arsenal must avoid any early slip-ups in what could prove to be a difficult group.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United have been pitted against FK Partizan, AZ Alkmaar and FC Astana in Group L, with the latter meaning a 6,000 round-journey to Kazakhstan.


As for last season’s finalists Arsenal, they face shorter – but tougher – journeys to face Eintracht Frankfurt, Standard Liege and Vitoria Guimaraes in Group F.

Wolves have been handed a winnable Group K with Besiktas their biggest threat, while Celtic and Rangers both have plenty of work to do with tough opponents in Groups E and G respectively.

Here is the Europa League Groups for the 2019-20 season…

Group A: Sevilla, APOEL, Qarabag, Dudelange

Group B: Dynamo Kiev, Copenhagen, Malmo, Lugano

Group C: Basel, Krasnodar, Getafe, Trabzonspor

Group D: Sporting Lisbon, PSV Eindhoven, Rosenborg, LASK

Group E: Lazio, CelticRennes, Cluj

Group F: Arsenal, Eintracht Frankfurt, Standard Liege, Vitoria

Group G: Porto, Young Boys, Feyenoord, Rangers

Group H: CSKA Moscow, Ludogorets, Espanyol, Ferencvaros

Group I: Wolfsburg, Gent, Saint-Etienne, Oleksandriya

Group J: Roma, Borussia Monchengladbach, Istanbul Basaksehir, Wolfsberger

Group K: Besiktas, Braga, Wolves, Slovan Bratislava

Group L: Manchester UnitedAstana, Partizan Belgrade, AZ Alkmaar

2019-20 Europa League group stage selected fixtures

Matchday one:

September 19

Rennes vs Celtic

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal

Rangers vs Feyenoord

Wolves vs Braga

Manchester United vs Astana

Matchday two:

October 3

Celtic vs Cluj

Arsenal vs Standard Liege

Young Boys vs Rangers

Besiktas vs Wolves

AZ Alkmaar vs Manchester United

Matchday three:

October 24

Celtic vs Lazio

Arsenal vs Vitoria

Porto vs Rangers

Slovan Bratislava vs Wolves

Partizan Belgrade vs Manchester United

Matchday four:

November 7

Lazio vs Celtic

Vitoria vs Arsenal

Rangers vs Porto

Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava

Manchester United vs Partizan Belgrade

Matchday five:

November 28

Celtic vs Rennes

Arsenal vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Feyenoord vs Rangers

Braga vs Wolves

Astana vs Manchester United

Matchday six:

December 12

Cluj vs Celtic

Standard Liege vs Arsenal

Rangers vs Young Boys

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