Manchester United to play Liverpool in Europa League

English giants to play each other for the first time in Europe while Spurs draw Dortmund

Manchester United have been drawn to play Liverpool in the last 16 of the Europa League. Photograph: Afp

Manchester United have been drawn to play Liverpool in the last 16 of the Europa League. Photograph: Afp

 

Manchester United have been drawn to play Liverpool in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Louis van Gaal’s side beat FC Midtjylland 5-1 at Old Trafford on Thursday night to progress, while Liverpool beat FC Augsburg 1-0 at Anfield.

It will be the first time England’s two most successful clubs will have played each other in Europe.

Elsewhere Tottenham Hotspur have been handed the tricky task of a tie against Borussia Dortmund, while Gary Neville’s Valencia face Athletic Bilbao.

Europa League last 16 draw:

Shakhtar Donetsk v Anderlecht

Second Captains

Basel v Sevilla

Villarreal v Bayer Leverkusen

Athletic Bilbao v Valencia

Liverpool v Manchester United

Sparta Prague v Lazio

Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham Hotspur

Fenerbahce v Braga

(First team drawn to play home leg first)

Games will be played on March 10th and 17th.

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