Europa League Group-Stage Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

Alex DimondUK Lead WriterAugust 29, 2014

NYON, SWITZERLAND - AUGUST 08:  Draw balls are shuffled during the 2014/15 UEFA Europa League Play-off round draw at the UEFA headquarters, The House of European Football, on August 8, 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland.  (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
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The Europa League group stage draw for the 2014-15 season took place on Friday in Monaco, with 48 teams eagerly waiting to discover who they will face over the next few months.

With the winner of the tournament earning an automatic qualification spot for next season's Champions League, there has never been more incentive to succeed Sevilla as competition winners.

Here is how the draw played out:

Group A: Villarreal, Gladbach, Zurich, Apollon
Group B: FC Copenhagen, Club Brugge, Torino, HJK
Group C: Tottenham, Besiktas, Partizan, Asteras
Group D: Red Bull Salzburg, Celtic, Dinamo Zagreb, Astra

Group E: PSV Eindhoven, Panathinaikos, Estoril, Dinamo Moscow
Group F: Inter Milan, Dnipro, St Etienne, Qarabag
Group G: Sevilla, Standard Liege, Feyenoord, Rijeka
Group H: Lille, Wolfsburg, Everton, Krasnodar

Group I: Napoli, Sparta Prague, Young Boys, Slovan Bratislava
Group J: Dynamo Kiev, Steaua Bucharest, Rio Ave, AaB
Group K: Fiorentina, PAOK, Guingamp, Dinamo Minsk
Group L: Metalist Kharkiv, Trabzonspor, Legia Warsaw, Lokeren