Formerly known as the UEFA Cup, the UEFA Europa League is the continent's second most prestigious club competition behind the Champions League. Each season many of Europe's best clubs compete in the group stage with the best performing clubs advancing to the knock-out phase while third placed clubs from the Champions League group stage join the tournament.
UEFA Europa League Betting Tips
Being Europe's secondary club tournament behind the UEFA Champions League, the Europa League attracts tremendous betting interest every year. From the time that Europa League begins with qualification in July, through to the final in May, thousands of punters enjoying betting on the Europa League tournament and the 'big one' the Europa League final.
This popularity is reflected by the number of Europa League betting tips posted by the bettingexpert community right throughout the tournament. As the tournament progresses through each stage, the bettingexpert community post some of the best Europa League betting tips you'll find.
UEFA Europa League Fixtures 2016/17
- 17:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 HJK0 IFK Gothenburg
- 17:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Nomme JK Kalju0 Osmanlispor FK
- 17:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 FC Midtjylland0 Videoton FC
- 17:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 FC Krasnodar0 Birkirkara
- 17:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Spartak Trnava0 Austria Wien
- 17:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Spartak Moscow0 AEK Larnaca
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Vorskla0 NK Lokomotiva
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Beitar Jerusalem0 FK Jelgava
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Arouca0 Heracles
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 FK Qabala0 Lille
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Apollon Limassol0 Grasshopper
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 AIK0 Panathinaikos
- 18:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Mlada Boleslav0 KF Shkendija
- 18:15 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 SoenderjyskE0 Zaglebie Lubin
- 18:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Maccabi Tel Aviv0 Pandurii
- 18:45 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Dinamo Minsk0 Vojvodina
- 19:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 AEK Athens0 Saint-Etienne
- 19:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 PAS Giannina0 AZ Alkmaar
- 19:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Liberec0 Admira Moedling
- 19:15 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Maribor0 Aberdeen
- 19:15 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 FC Viitorul Constanta0 Gent
- 19:15 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Rijeka0 Istanbul Basaksehir
- 19:15 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Brondby IF0 Hertha Berlin
- 19:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Sassuolo0 Luzern
- 19:30 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Hajduk Split0 FC Olexandria
- 19:45 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 West Ham0 Domzale
- 19:45 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Cork City0 Genk
- 20:00 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Rio Ave0 Slavia Prague
- 20:05 GMT, 4th Aug 20160 Rapid Wien0 Torpedo Zhodino
UEFA Europa League Stats
The holders of the Europa League 2015 are La Liga side, Sevilla, they defeated Dnipro to retain their title, which they also won back in 2014.
The Europa League / Uefa Cup title has been won by Liverpool FC of England, Juventus FC and Internazionale FC of Italy a joint 3 times, however after Sevilla's win in 2015, they now go ahead as the record holders, with 4 Europa League titles in the books.
The Europa League tournament was founded in 1971 but has been in its current and revamped format since 2009 with 48 teams competing from the initial group stages all the way to the final.
A change that kicked in during the 2015 season was that all future Europa League winners will qualify automatically for the following season's UEFA Champions League (Sevilla qualified for the Champions League as winners in 2015).
UEFA Europa League Final
The Europa League Final 2015 will be contested at St. Jakob-Park in Basel in Switzerland.
The Europa League final date is on the May 18th 2016, with little doubt that UEFA Europa League final tickets will once again be hot property come the end of the football season.
How To Bet On the UEFA Europa League
As the Europa League has risen in popularity, so to have the betting options available for those of us who enjoy betting on the Europa League. Bookmakers offer a great range of traditional betting options at every stage of the Europa League, from head to head betting, goal totals and handicaps.
If you prefer alternative betting markets and exotics, bookmakers offer Europa League punters a great range of betting options. From first goal scorer betting, to time of first goal and correct score markets, you'll find bookmakers offering all the Europa League exotic betting markets you're looking for.
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