Photo by E. Žaldaris.
On Friday, a historic draw for Lithuanian football was held at UEFA headquarters – for the first time the Lithuanian team – Vilnius “Žalgiris” – appeared in the draw for the main stage of the UEFA European Championship.
It turns out that Vilnius will compete in Group H of the Conference League, along with “Basel” (Switzerland), “Slovan” Bratislava (Slovakia) and “Pyunik” (Armenia).
“Pyunik” and “Slovan” like “Žalgiris” are the champions of domestic championships. Basel, who previously ruled Switzerland, finished second in the Swiss Championship for the fifth year in a row.
Group A: Basakhesir, Fiorentina, Hearts, Riga RFS
Group B: West Ham United, FCSB, Anderlecht, Silkeborg
Group C: Villarreal, Hapoel Beer Sheva, Vienna Austria, Lech
Group D: Partizan, Koln, Nice, Slovacko
Group E: AZ Alkmaar, Apollon, Vaduz, Dnipro-1
Group F: Gent, Molde, Shamrock Rovers, Djurgarden
Group G: Slavia Prague, Cluj, Sivasspor, Ballkani
Group H: Basel, Slovan Bratislava, galgiris, Pyunik
The group stage kicks off on Thursday, September 8. The schedule will be revealed shortly.
– UEFA Europa Conference League (@europacnfleague) August 26, 2022