The draw for the group stage of the Europa League takes place at midday BST, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 26.
FC's Gab Marcotti breaks down the lack of Italian teams succeeding in the UCL, citing Roma's abysmal match against FC Porto.
Dundalk's dreams of becoming the first Irish club to qualify for the Champions League group stage ended following a 3-1 agg defeat to Legia Warsaw.
Ludogorets began with a two-goal lead, but Plzen made a game out of it early, before giving up two goals, losing 4-2 on aggregate.
The quarterfinalists from two seasons ago make it to the group stage with ease by beating Villarreal 3-1 on aggregate.
Roma crashed out of the Champions League before the group stage following two more red cards in a 3-0 home defeat to Porto on Wednesday.