This season’s Europa League is going to be a bit more hyped as English giant Manchester United are going to play the group stage of the competition after the 2019-20 season. The Red Devils finished 6th in the last Premier League season and qualified for the UEL, the second-tier of European club football. Arsenal are also in the league and the popularity of both clubs is overwhelming in India. Meanwhile, Indian fans are asking on which TV channel the live telecast of the UEFA Europa League can be watched. Here are the broadcast and streaming details on UEL 2022-23 season.
UEL 2022-23 Group Stage Teams
The Group Stage draw was held on 26th August where 32 clubs were split into 8 groups. United are featured in Group E among Real Sociedad, Sheriff, and Omonia. Below are all 8 groups.
Group A: Arsenal (England), PSV (Netherlands), Bodo/Glimt (Norway), FC Zurich (Switzerland)
Group B: Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine), Rennes (France), Fenerbahce (Turkey), AEK Larnaca (Cyprus)
Group C: Roma (Italy), Ludogorets (Bulgaria), Real Betis (Spain), Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi (Finland)
Group D: Barga (Portugal), Malmo (Sweden), Union Berlin (Germany), Union Saint-Gilloise (Belgium)
Group E: Manchester United (England), Real Sociedad (Spain), Sheriff (Moldova), Omonia (Cyprus)
Group F: Lazio (Italy), Feyenoord (Netherlands), Midtjylland (Denmark), SK Sturm Garz (Austria)
Group G: Olympiacos (Greece), Qarabag FK (Azerbaijan), SC Freiburg (Germany), Nantes (France)
Group H: Crvena Zvezda (Serbia), Monaco (France), Ferencvaros (Hungary), Trabzonspor (Turkey)
The winner of each group will qualify for the round of 16. While 2nd positioned team of each group will play knock-out play-offs with the clubs who will finish at 3rd position in the Champions League group stage. Then, the 8 winners of the play-offs will join the round of 16.
Europa League Live Telecast Channel in India
Currently, Sony Sports Network is holding the broadcast and digital rights of UEFA competitions. So in India, viewers will be able to watch the live telecast Europa League on Sony Ten 1,2,3, and Sony Six channels. Fans who want to watch UEL 2022-23 season online can subscribe to the SonyLiv app. The monthly subscription will cost INR 299 while 6 months and the annual pack will cost 699 and 999 respectively.
Airtel users have an alternative way to access Sony Liv content including Europa League and Champions League matches. If Airtel prepaid users recharge with INR 549, they will get the Airtel Xstreme access with Sony Liv content along with 2GB/day data for 56 days. Sony Liv content can only be accessed via the Airtel Xtreme app and validity will be the same as the pack validity which is 56 days.
Europa League 2022-23 Group Stage Date in India
Matchday 1: September 8 – September 9
Matchday 2: September 15 – September 16
Matchday 3: October 6 – October 7
Matchday 4: October 13 – October 14
Matchday 5: October 27 – October 28
Matchday 6: November 3 – November 4