The league has been the forefront of trying to improve and advanced for each club. Aggressiveness of players and teams resulted to an intense competition. Major players continue to pursue all the opportunities available to enhance their efficiency. In UEFA, they will need to undergo 3 qualifying rounds, a play-off round, group stage and knockout rounds.
The Europa League had 3 qualifying rounds and play off rounds where clubs had two matches on home-and-away. The team with greater scores/goals is considered to join the next round.
In group stage, within 38 play-offs rounds the winners joins 10 losers of play-offs. They will be split into 12 groups of four teams. Each team will need to advance proceeding to 32 rounds. The 32nd round, and up until the end have the same rule like the qualifying and play-off round, clubs will compete for a home-and-away basis. The winners will play the 2nd leg at home.
The finals is competed by a single match. For 2012, the match will be held on May 9, 2012 at National Arena, Bucharest