Everything You Need To Know About The Midweek Europa League Fixtures

Here's what you need to know ahead of a busy week in the Europa League
12:03, 17 Aug 2021

The Europa League play-offs kick-off this week with 10 places in the group stage up for grabs with both Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers vying for a successful European tour after they both failed to qualify for the Champions League. 

Here are some of the standout ties across Tuesday and Wednesday.

Celtic v AZ Alkmaar

Where: Celtic Park, Scotland

When: Wednesday 18 August

Kick-off time: 19:45 

Sportsman Stat: Celtic have played 131 games in the Europa League and they have a win percentage of 42.75.

Betfred Odds: Celtic - 21/20, AZ Alkmaar - 2/1, Draw - 12/5


Red Star Belgrade v CFR Cluj

Where: Rajko Mitic Stadium, Serbia

When: Tuesday 17 August

Kick-off time: 20:00

Sportsman Stat: Red Star Belgrade have represented three nations on the European stage: Serbia and Montenegro, Yugoslavia, and an independent Serbia.

Betfred Odds: Red Star Belgrade - 7/10, CFR Cluj - 18/5, Draw - 23/10

Randers v Galatasaray 

Where: Randers Stadium, Denmark

When: Thursday 19 August

Kick-off time: 18:00

Sportsman Stat: Galatasaray won their only Europa League in the 1999-00 season.

Betfred Odds: Randers FC - 23/10, Galatasaray - EVS, Draw - 11/5

Rangers v Alashkert

Where: Ibrox Stadium, Scotland

When: Thursday 19 August

Kick-off time: 20:00

How to watch: Rangers TV

Sportsman Stat: Allan McGregor is Rangers’ most capped player in the Europa League with 61 appearances.

Betfred Odds: Rangers - 1/7, Alashkert - 14/1. Draw - 11/2


Olympiacos v Slovan Bratislava

Where: Karaiskaki Stadium, Greece

When: Thursday 19 August

Kick-off time: 20:00

Sportsman Stat: Slovan Bratislava’s top scorer in the competition is current Sporting CP forward Andraz Sporar with 11 strikes.

Betfred Odds: Olympiacos - 4/11, Slovan Bratislava - 13/2, Draw - 16/5

Full Europa League Fixture List:

Red Star Belgrade v CFR Cluj

Celtic v AZ Alkmaar

Omonia Nicosia v Royal Antwerp

Randers FC v Galatasaray

Slavia Prague v Legia Warsaw

NS Mura v SK Sturm Graz

Fenerbahçe v HJK Helsinki

Olympiakos v Slovan Bratislava

Rangers v Alashkert

Rapid Vienna v Zorya Luhansk

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