Sevilla to face Lazio, Valencia vs Celtic in Europa league round-of-32
Nyon (Switzerland), Dec 17: The draw of the UEFA Europa League round-of-32 was held here on Monday, leaving five-time champion Sevilla of Spain set to take on Italy's Lazio, while Spain's Valencia will face Scotland's Celtic.
The draw pitted Spain's Villarreal and Real Betis against Portugal's Sporting CP and France's Rennes, respectively, reports Efe news.
England's Arsenal is set to face Belarus's BATE Borisov, while England's Chelsea will take on Sweden's Malmo.
Italy's Napoli and Inter will have clashes against Switzerland's Zurich and Austria's Rapid Wien, respectively, while Germany's Leverkusen and Frankfurt will face Russia's Krasnodar and Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk, respectively.
The draw also determined that Portugal's Benfica would play against Turkey's Galatasaray, while the Czech Republic's Plzen and Slavia Praha will have clashes with Croatia's Dinamo Zagreb and Belgium's Genk, respectively.
The other matches included Belgium's Club Brugge against Austria's Salzburg, Greece's Olympiacos versus Ukraine's Dynamo Kyiv, and Turkey's Fenerbahce against Russia's Zenit St Petersburg.
The UEFA Europa League round of 32 first-leg matches are set to be held from Feb. 12-14, while the second legs are scheduled for February 20-21.