The draw for this season’s Europa League group stage has been made, Chelsea find themselves in Group L alongside PAOK of Greece, BATE Borisov of Belarus and MOL Vidi from Hungary.
The last time Chelsea were in this competition (2013) they won it beating Benfica 2-1 in the final in Amsterdam.
This time things are different with the Blues having to play in the Europa League group stage for the very first time. In 2012/13 Chelsea started in the Round of 32 because they finished third place behind Juventus and Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League group stage.
Chelsea’s full schedule
20th Septemeber – PAOK v Chelsea
4th October – Chelsea v Vidi
25th October – Chelsea v BATE Borisov
8th November – BATE Borisov v Chelsea
29th November – Chelsea v PAOK
13th December – Vidi v Chelsea