Sevilla won the Europa League for the sixth time in just 14 years by beating Inter 3-2, bringing the competition to a close for the 2019/20 season.
But the action did not stop for long with qualifiers rapidly under way and a host of British and Irish teams joining the tournament in a bid to make it through to the group stage.
Rangers, Tottenham and Celtic will all be seeking to book their place in the Europa League for 2020-21 and we will have Europa League betting tips available for you to follow right here at freebets.co.uk.
The Europa League is underway and it was a perfect start for the three English clubs in the competition.
Arsenal travelled away to Rapid Wien and although they fell behind in the game, three points were won thanks to a 2-1 score line.
At home, Tottenham enjoyed a comfortable evening against LASK Linz, running out 3-0 winners at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Leicester were the final English team to play and they also ran out 3-0 winners, beating Zorya at home on what was an easy evening for them.
The action comes fast in the Europa League this season and all three are in action again this coming Thursday.
Tottenham travel on the road to Royal Antwerp in the early game while Leicester play AEK Athens at the same time. Arsenal are the only team from England to start at 8pm and they host Irish club Dundalk at The Emirates.
The first 3 Europa League group matches will take place on successive Thursdays from 22nd October.
Group A: Roma, Young Boys, Cluj, CSKA Sofia
Group B: Arsenal, Rapid Vienna, Molde, Dundalk
Group C: Bayer Leverkusen, Slavia Prague, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Nice
Group D: Benfica, Standard Liege, Glasgow Rangers, Lech Poznan
Group E: PSV Eindhoven, Paok Thessaloniki, Granada, Omonia
Group F: Napoli, Real Sociedad, AZ Alkmaar, Rijeka
Group G: Braga, Leicester City, AEK Athens, Zorya Luhansk
Group H: Glasgow Celtic, Sparta Prague, AC Milan, Lille
Group I: Villarreal, Qarabag, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Sivasspor
Group J: Tottenham Hotspur, Ludogorets, ASK Linz, Royal Antwerp
Group K: CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Zagreb, Feyenoord, Wolfsberg
Group L: Gent, Red Star Belgrade, Hoffenheim, Slovan Liberec
Europa League free bets and offers will come in various different forms. Many games involving English teams will have game specific free bets available, such as enhanced odds on the teams in question.
There can be some significantly enhanced odds on certain matches, although it should be stressed that the size of maximum stakes will be severely limited on any such bets.
Another popular Europa League free bet offer will be that given when signing up to an account as a ‘Welcome Bonus’, which the majority of established and reputable bookmakers offer to all their new customers.
Such Free Bets are generally available to use more or less as you wish in terms of the sport and market, so you could certainly opt to back something in the Europa League should you wish.
Again, there will be certain restrictions in place as to exactly how you can use any Free Bet bonus, depending on the bookmaker and the specific offer itself.
Claiming any Europa League free bets is generally a straightforward process that can be completed in just a few minutes.
Most football free bets at bookmakers consist of signing up with the site in question and clicking on the relevant Free Bet link when doing so.
Sometimes you might also need to insert a promo code where prompted, then make a minimum deposit (usually somewhere in the region of £10). At this stage you will then generally receive your Free Bet(s), although it’s important to realize that Terms and Conditions of varying degrees. £10 deposit will usually apply with any Free Bet.
Here at Freebets.co.uk, we’ll have all the relevant details as to where you can find all the best Europa League free bet offers and how to claim them throughout the tournament, so ensure you bookmark and check the site regularly to avoid missing out on some great offers.
Check back here for our Europa League betting tips when the group stage starts in October.
The Europa League final is scheduled to take place on 26th May 2021 at the Stadion Energa Gdansk in Poland.
There will be a wide variety of Europa League betting markets to choose from, including the Outright Winner market, Group Betting and a multitude of options on the individual games themselves.
On a game basis, there will be the usual selection of bets available, such as the Match Result, Correct Score, First or Anytime Goalscorer, Half-time/Full-time Double Result, Total Goals Over/Under, Both Teams To Score (BTTS), Team to Qualify, Match Result & Both Teams To Score, Asian Handicap; Handicap, Half-time Result, Half-time Correct Score and much more besides.
Backing corners and bookings markets are becoming increasingly popular and will also be widely available.
Sevilla are the current Europa League champions.
The last 10 Europa League finals have finished as listed below:
Live UEFA Europa League football on TV can be seen exclusively on BT Sport in the UK including the 2021 UEFA Europa League Final live.
A number of online bookmakers will be showing live streams of games too, although this will of course require a registered account with the bookie and perhaps a small bet on the game in question with some of them.
The other option is Europa League live streaming, which is available through the likes of Wiziwig, FirstRowSports, Cricfree Soccer, RojaDirecta, LiveFootballol, StarSports, Stream2Watch and LiveSoccerTV.