Champions League quartet transfer to Europa League

CSKA Moskva, Celtic, Atlético Madrid and Sporting have switched to the UEFA Europa League after finishing third in their UEFA Champions League groups.

Saúl Ñíguez celebrates scoring for Atlético
Saúl Ñíguez celebrates scoring for Atlético ©AFP/Getty Images

Four teams have transferred to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 after finishing third in their UEFA Champions League groups.

Transferring to UEFA Europa League round of 32
CSKA Moskva (RUS, 9pts)
Celtic (SCO, 3)
Atlético Madrid (ESP, 7)
Sporting (POR, 7)

Four more teams will join them on Wednesday:
Liverpool (ENG, 9) or Sevilla (ESP, 8) or Spartak (RUS, 6)
Shakhtar (UKR, 9) or Napoli (ITA, 6)
Porto (POR, 7) or Leipzig (GER, 7)
Dortmund (GER, 2) or APOEL (CYP, 2)

In the round of 32, the four third-place finishers with the best records in the UEFA Champions League group stage will be seeded along with the 12 UEFA Europa League group winners. The remaining four third-placed UEFA Champions League sides are unseeded together with the 12 UEFA Europa League group runners-up.

The round of 32 draw takes place on Monday and will be streamed live in UEFA.com's DrawCentre from 13:00CET.

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