UEFA: UEFA Europa and Conference league play-offs draws done
Barcelona face Napoli in Europa League as Rangers land Borussia Dortmund in the picks of the round while Leicester City will face Danish side Randers, Celtic will face Bodo/Glimt, Tottenham or Dutch side Vitesse will face Rapid Vienna in the Conference league.
Barcelona will play Napoli in the knockout round play-off of the Europa League, marking a face-off between two of the late Diego Maradona’s former clubs.
Barcelona, who crashed out of the Champions League after finishing third in their group, will host Napoli in the first leg on 17 February before playing away a week later. Napoli, were runners-up in a Europa League group which included Leicester.
Rangers will take on Borussia Dortmund. The Scottish champions were a distant second behind Lyon in their Europa League group and Dortmund finished behind Ajax and Sporting.
The eight play-off ties pit teams who finished second in the Europa League groups against clubs who were third in the Champions League groups. The winners will join the eight Europa League group winners in the last 16, the draw for which will be held on 12 February.
Europa League play-off draw
Sevilla v Dinamo Zagreb
Atalanta v Olympiacos
RB Leipzig v Real Sociedad
Barcelona v Napoli
Zenit St Petersburg v Real Betis
Borussia Dortmund v Rangers
Sheriff Tiraspol v Braga
Porto v Lazio
The first legs of the play-off ties will be played on February 17, with the return fixtures a week later on February 24.
Europa League group winners already into last 16
Lyon, Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco, West Ham, Spartak Moscow, Eintracht Frankfurt, Red Star Belgrade, Galatasaray all finished as group winners and are through to the round of 16.
Europa Conference League
Either Tottenham or Dutch side Vitesse will face Rapid Vienna in their play-off tie, with the outcome of Spurs’ final group game against Rennes, called off due to a Covid-19 outbreak at the Premier League club.
Leicester City will face Danish side Randers, competing for the first time in a European knockout phase, in the Europa Conference League play-offs.
Europa Conference League play-off draw
Marseille v Qarabag
PSV v Maccabi Tel Aviv
Fenerbahce v Slavia Prague
Midtjylland v PAOK
Leicester City v Randers
Celtic v Bodo/Glimt
Sparta Prague v Partizan Belgrade
Rapid Vienna v Tottenham or Vitesse
The first legs are scheduled for 17 February, with the second legs a week later.