The anticipation was great - and now the players, management and fans of TSG Hoffenheim know what challenges await coach Sebastian Hoeness's side: TSG have been drawn in Group L alongside KAA Gent (Belgium), Red Star Belgrade (Serbia) and Slovan Liberec (Czechia).
This is TSG Hoffenheim's third appearance in a European competition after the Europa League in 2017/18 and the Champions League in 2018/19.
UEFA will announce the fixture scheduling in due course.
UEFA have allowed Europa League matches to be held with a partial admission of spectators. However, this is subject to the approval of local health authorities. Away fans will not be allowed. Information on the ticket raffle will be released by the end of next week.