Rangers Europa League draw: Who could they face in the group stage and which pot are they in for today’s draw?

RANGERS have secured their place in the Europa League draw on Friday after a 2-1 aggregate win over FC UFA on Thursday.

Steven Gerrard's side drew 1-1 and faced a tough second half after they went down to nine men when Jon Flanagan and Alfredo Morelos were sent off for the Gers.

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Steven Gerrard's side are aiming for qualification into the Europa League

Who could Rangers get in the group stages?

48 teams will be drawn in 12 groups of four with teams from the same association being unable to be drawn in the same group.

The teams are seeded into four pots based on the 2018 UEFA club coefficients.

Rangers are in Pot 4 and can face anybody except Celtic and the other teams in their pot.

The pots are as follows:

Pot 1

Sevilla
Arsenal
Chelsea

Zenit St Petersburg
Bayer Leverkusen
Dynamo Kiev

Besiktas
Red Bull Salzburg

Olympiakos

Villarreal
Anderlecht

Lazio
Pot 2
Sporting CP

Ludogorets
Marseille
PAOK
AC Milan

Genk

Fenerbahçe
Krasnodar

Astana

Rapid Vienna

Copenhagen

Celtic
Pot 3
Real Betis

Qarabag
BATE Borisov
Dinamo Zagreb

RB Leipzig
Eintracht Frankfurt
Spartak Moscow
Standard Liege

Zurich
Rennes

Bordeaux

Malmo

Pot 4
Vorskla Poltava
Slavia Prague
Akhisarspor
Jablonec
MOL Vidi
Rangers
Apollon Limassol

Dundelange

Spartak Trnava

Sarpsborg

Rosenborg

AEK Larnaca

When is the Europa League group stage draw and what time does it start?

It takes place TODAY (Friday, August 31).

The venue for the draw is the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

It will start at midday.

Can I watch the draw live on TV or can I live stream it?

Yes – the draw is live on BT Sport and Uefa’s official website. You can also live stream it through the BT Sport app.

If you haven’t already, you can sign up for BT Sport here.

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RANGERS have secured their place in the Europa League draw on Friday after a 2-1 aggregate win over FC UFA on Thursday.