2004â€“05 UEFA Cup
The UEFA Cup 2004/ 05 was the 34th edition of the competition at the 96 clubs from 51 national associations took part. With CSKA Moscow for the first time in the history of the European Cup won a Russian club team a title. The final was XXI in the Portuguese capital Lisbon at the Estádio José Alvalade, home of the runners-up Sporting Lisbon discharged.
Entitled to participate were all the clubs who had occupied one of the matters governed by the UEFA five year ranking UEFA Cup places in the past to end the season. Like last year, qualified again three clubs on the UEFA Intertoto Cup for the first round. In Torgleichstand initially decided the number of away goals scored, then an extension has been reached no decision on this after two periods of 15 minutes was followed by a penalty shoot-out, until the winner was determined. This season, the first time a group stage was inserted in each of the five teams determined in eight groups of three participants for the round of then also attended by the eight third group of the Champions League group phase at the.
First qualifying round
The first legs took place on July 15, the return legs on 29 July 2004.
Second qualifying round
The first legs took place on 26 August 2004 on 12 August, the return games.
FC Schalke 04, FC Villarreal and Lille qualified via the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2004 for the first round.
The first legs took place on 30 September 2004 on 16 September, the return games.
Olympiakos, Ajax Amsterdam, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Fenerbahce, Dynamo Kyiv, FC Valencia, CSKA Moscow and Panathinaikos qualified third party as a group the group stage of the UEFA Champions League 2004 /05 for the round of.
The first legs took place on 16-17. February, the return matches scheduled for 24 February 2005.
The first legs took place on 17 March 2005 on 10 March, the return games.
The first legs were held on 7 April and the return legs on April 14, 2005.
The first legs were held on 5 May 2005 on 28 April, the return games.
See also: List of scorers of the UEFA Europa League