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Europa League Last 16 Draw Is Set

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Nyon, Switzerland – The Europa League probably drew more attention during the last 16 draw than the extraordinary FIFA congress being held just a few miles away as it brought us with some great fixtures between some historical clubs.

Manchester United have been drawn against Premier League rivals Liverpool, the first leg will be played at Anfield before Louis van Gaal’s United host Jurgen Klopp’s men at Old Trafford.

Tottenham have been drawn against Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund.

Valencia, managed by Gary Neville, will face La Liga rivals Athletic Bilbao, while Sevilla – the winners of the last two Europa League titles – are away to Basel, whose St Jakob-Park ground will host the final.

Round of 16. Ties to be played March 10 and 17:

Shakhtar Donetsk v Anderlecht

Basel v Sevilla

Villarreal v Bayer Leverkusen

Athletic Bilbao v Valencia

Liverpool v Manchester United

Sparta Prague v Lazio

Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham

Fenerbahce v Braga

The final is at St. Jakob-Park stadium, Basel, in Switzerland on May 18.

Photo credit to UEFA Europa League via Twitter

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