Europa League fixtures: Rangers, Celtic, West Ham and Leicester City kick off times - and how to watch on TV

TV details and betting odds as UEFA’s secondary competition returns with more exciting group stage fixtures featuring Premier League and Scottish Premiership sides

The latest round of Europa League group stage fixtures sees Leicester City, West Ham, Celtic and Rangers all back in European action.

The Foxes, who drew 2-2 at home to Napoli in their last Europa League match, head to Poland where they will face Leiga Warsaw while the Hammers, 2-0 winners at Dinamo Zagreb in their opening group stage match, will welcome Austrian side Rapid Vienna to the London Stadium.

Meanwhile, Celtic face a difficult home match against Bayern Leverkusen while their Old Firm rivals head to Sparta Prague.

There are plenty of other tasty ties for viewers to get their teeth stuck into that don’t involve British sides with big names like Lazio, Lyon and PSV all in action.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s Europa League fixtures:

The Europa League trophy The Europa League trophy
The Europa League trophy

Europa League kick off times

As has become the norm, the 16 Europa League matches are split into two blocks with eight kicking off at 5:45pm and the other eight kicking off at 8pm (BST).

Rangers and Leicester will feature in the earlier block of kick offs while Celtic and West Ham are amongst the later fixtures.

Tonight’s matches are:

  • Lyon v Brøndby IF (17:45)
  • Sparta Prague v Rangers (17:45)
  • Real Sociedad v Monaco (17:45)
  • SK Sturm Graz v PSV Eindhoven (17:45)
  • Legia Warsaw v Leicester City (17:45)
  • Napoli v Spartak Moscow (17:45)
  • Fenerbahçe v Olympiakos (17:45)
  • Royal Antwerp v Eintracht Frankfurt (17:45)
  • Lazio v Lokomotiv Moscow (20:00)
  • Marseille v Galatasaray (20:00)
  • Ludogorets Razgrad v Red Star Belgrade (20:00)
  • Sporting Braga v FC Midtjylland (20:00)
  • Celtic v Bayer 04 Leverkusen (20:00)
  • Ferencvárosi TC v Real Betis (20:00)
  • KRC Genk v Dinamo Zagreb (20:00)
  • West Ham United v Rapid Vienna (20:00)

What TV channel is the Europa League on?

BT Sports have the exclusive rights to broadcast the Europa League in the UK and will have live coverage from every match of the group stage across their multiple channels.

All of the matches will also be available via the BT Sport player.

With build up starting at 5:30pm, Legia Warsaw v Leicester will be on BT Sport 2 and Sparta Prague v Rangers will be on BT Sport 3.

Both matches are immediately followed by West Ham v Rapid Vienna, starting at 7:30pm on BT Sport 1, and Celtic v Bayern Leverkusen which immediately follows the Rangers match on BT Sport 3.

Europa League odds

Leicester and West Ham start their matches a heavy favourites to pick up victories.

Meanwhile, there’s not much to seperate Rangers and Sparta Prague in the betting while Bayern Leverkusen are the favourites to get the win at Celtic Park.

Europa League odds for Leicester, West Ham, Celtic and Rangers:

  • Sparta Prague v Rangers - Home win = 9/5, Draw = 23/10, Away win = 13/8
  • Legia Warsaw v Leicester City - Home win = 9/2, Draw = 16/5, Away win = 8/13
  • Celtic v Bayern Leverkusen - Home win = 29/10, Draw = 14/5, Away win = 19/20
  • West Ham v Rapid Vienna = Home win = 2/9, Draw = 23/10, Away win = 14/5

All odds correct at time of publication, courtesy of betfair.

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