United face Midtjylland, Liverpool take on Augsburg

Date published: Monday 14th December 2015 12:26

Europa League trophy: Draw made on Friday

Manchester United will take on FC Midtjylland of Denmark, while Liverpool will face German outfit Augsburg in the last-32 of the Europa League.

After finishing third in their Champions League group United will be involved in Thursday night football and face a trip to minnows Midtjylland after the Europa League draw was made in Nyon on MOnday lunchtime. The Danish champions are currently third in the Superliga table and will travel to Old Trafford for the second leg.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will make a return to Germany, but not against his former club Borussia Dortmund as many neutral were hoping for, but against Augsburg, who are 13th in the Bundesliga.

Tottenham will play Italian side Fiorentina again after losing 3-1 on aggregate against the Florence side last season at the same stage of the competition.

All three English clubs will be at home for the second leg because they were seeded.

Spurs and Liverpool qualified after winning Group J and B respectively, while United finished third in Champions League Group B.

Gary Neville’s Valencia have been paired with Rapid Vienna, while Dortmund face Porto, Galatasaray take on Lazio and Turkish side Fenerbahce will play Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow in a potentially volatile encounter after the recent tension between the two countries.

Europa League last-32 full draw:

Valencia v Rapid Vienna
Fiorentina v Tottenham
Borussia Dortmund v Porto
Fenerbahce v Lokomotiv Moscow
Anderlecht v Olympiacos
Midtjylland v Manchester United
Augsburg v Liverpool
Sparta Prague v Krasnodar
Galatasaray v Lazio
Sion v Braga
Shakhtar Donetsk v Schalke
Marseille v Athletic Bilbao
Sevilla v Molde
Sporting Lisbon v Bayer Leverkusen
Villarreal v Napoli
St Etienne v Basle

First legs to be played on February 18.
Second legs to be played on February 24/25.

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