The big teams that will make the Europa League tremble
The last 32 draw of the Europa League was not kind to sides from LaLiga Santander as Valencia, Real Betis, Sevilla and Villarreal discovered their fate on Monday afternoon.
Valencia were drawn against Celtic, Betis will play Rennes, Sevilla travel to Rome to play Lazio, and Villarreal will face Sporting CP.
« We aspire to do our best, » said Joaquin Caparros, Sevilla’s donning chief.
« They [Sporting] are a group with many footballers that we are aware of.
« It’s going to be a tough, open diversion and we confide in our mentor. »
The matches will be played on 14 and 21 February.
All of the ties:
Galatasaray VS Benfica
Bate Borisov VS Arsenal
Sporting CP VS Villarreal
Fenerbahce VS Zenit
Malmo VS Chelsea
FC Zurich VS Napoli
Krasnodar VS Bayer Leverkusen
Slavia Prague VS Genk
Rapid Vienna VS Inter
Club Brugge VS Red Bull Salzburg
Viktoria Plzen VS Dinamo Zagreb
Lazio VS Sevilla
Olympiacos VS Dynamo Kyiv
Rennes VS Real Betis
Celtic VS Valencia
Shakhtar Donetsk VS Eintracht Frankfurt