OM in the 2017-18 Europa League

20 may 2017
Par 
Frédéric Rostain
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OM.net 2017
Fifth in the 2016-17 edition of League 1, OM will play in the Europa League 2017-2018 starting from the third qualifying round.

By beating Bastia 1-0 on the final day of the 2016-17 League 1 at the Orange Velodrome, Olympique of Marseille gained its ticket to the Europa League 2017-18. The Marseille team will start this competition in the third qualifying round that will take place on July 27, 2017 for the away leg and August 3, 2017 for the return leg. If they pass this round, they will play in the play-offs (away on August 17th, return on August 24th) which will determine the teams that will play the group stages, whose draw will take place on August 25th in Monaco. The first matches of the group stage will take place on 14 September.
The final of the Europa League 2017-18 will be held in France, at Parc OL de Lyon on 16 May 2018.

The key dates of the Europa League 2017-18

14 July in Nyon (Switzerland): draw for the third qualifying round
July 27: away leg of the third qualifying round
3 August: return leg of the third qualifying round
4 August at Nyon (Switzerland): draw for the play-offs
17 August: away leg play-offs
24 August: return leg play-offs
25 August in Monaco: draw for the group stage
14 September: first day of the group stage
16 May in Lyon (France): final of the Europa League at Parc OL


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