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Europa League last 16 draw announced

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The draw for the 2015/16 Round of 16 has been announced. ’s Braga and ’s Anderlecht are in the final 16.

In the Round of 32, SC Braga qualified by beating FC Sion 4-3 on aggregate while RSC Anderlecht beat Olympiacos 3-1 on aggregate.

The teams included in the pot are: Braga (Portugal), Valencia (Spain), Sparta Prague (Czech Republic), Lazio (Italy), Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine), Athletic Bilbao (Spain), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), Liverpool (England), Manchester United (England), Tottenham Hotspur (England), Fenerbahce (Turkey), Basel (Switzerland), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Sevilla (Spain), Villarreal (Spain), Anderlecht (Belgium).

Here are the matches:

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Anderlecht

Basel vs Sevilla

Villarreal vs Bayer Leverkusen

Athletic Club vs Valencia

Liverpool vs Manchester United

Sparta Prague vs Lazio

Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham Hotspur

Fenerbahce vs Braga

Not the easiest draw for our Egyptians abroad as Trezeguet’s are set to face 2008/09 competition winners Shakhtar Donetsk when it was called the UEFA Cup; while Koka’s Braga are set to travel to Istanbul to face Fenerbahce.

First teams drawn will play home leg first and the matches are to be held on 10 and 17 March.


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