In 2009–10 season, the competition was rebranded as the UEFA Europa League in a bid to increase the competition's profile. An extra 8 teams now qualify for the group stage consisting of 12 groups with four teams each (in a double round robin), with teams finished on the top two place in each group progressing.When is the Europa final?
The 2018 UEFA Europa League final will be played between Marseille (France) and Atletico Madrid (Spain) on Wednesday, May 16. The Europa League is Europe's secondary club competition — behind the UEFA Champions League (which has its final on May 26).What is UEFA Europa League?
The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national leagues and cup competitions.