While other English clubs will face difficult opponents, Chelsea have been handed a pretty decent draw with Sevilla, Krasnodar and Rennes in group E.


SEVILLA FC, The most successful team in the UEFA Europa League last season was the fifth team to be picked from pot 1.

CHELSEA, the 2012 UEFA Champions League champions.

KRASNODAR, fresh from its play-off match was drawn first from the third pot. Krasnodar will appear in the group stage for the first time.

RENNES was the last team to be picked in group E. Edouard Mendy will face off against his old club from whom he just transferred to Chelsea.

Sevilla are a fairly good team and will fight with Chelsea for the first spot in the group. However, there can be some upsets, Krasnodar and Rennes are two hungry clubs are will lay everything on the line for qualification so let’s not forget them.

Fixture lists and timings will come out in the next days, most likely on Friday.