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Europa League: Liverpool tackle Zenit

Created on 20 Dec., 2012 5:57 PM GMT

The draw for the rounds of 32 and 16 of the Europa League has offered some interesting ties.

Serie A giants Inter have been paired with Romanian outfit Cluj, who finished third in their Champions League group behind Manchester United and Galatasaray.

Liverpool will have to deal with Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg, Benfica meet Bayer Leverkusen, while holders Atletico Madrid face Russia's Rubin Kazan.

Ajax, who host the final, were paired with Steaua Bucharest, whereas Champions League holders Chelsea will have to deal with Sparta Prague.

The round of 32 takes place on February 14 and 21, while the round of 16 will be played on March 7 and 14. The final is at the Amsterdam ArenA on May 15.

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