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Zenit to face AEL Limassol in Champions League

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Russian club Zenit will get their UEFA Champions League campaign under way against AEL Limassol in the competition's third qualifying round.

Zenit made the round of 16 last season before bowing out to Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on aggregate, while Cypriot side AEL reached the group stage in 2012-13.

Copenhagen finished bottom of Group B last year and will face Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk while Red Bull Salzburg - who made the Europa League's round of 16 - will face Valletta or Qarabag. 

Draw in full (Champions Route): Limassol v Zenit, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v Copenhagen, Feyenoord v Besiktas, Grasshoppers v Lille, Standard Liege v Panathanaikos, Valletta or Qarabag v Red Bull Salzburg, Cliftonville or Debrecen v BATE Borisov or KC Skenderbeu, Slovan Bratislava or The New Saints v Sheriff or Sutjeska, Aalborg v Dinamo Zagreb or Zalgiris, Legia Warsaw or Saint Patrick's Athletic v KR or Celtic, Dinamo Tbilisi or Aktobe v Stromsgodset or Steaua Bucharest, Zrinjski or Maribor v Santa Coloma or Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Rabotnicki or HJK Helsinki v APOEL, Sparta Prague or Levadia Tallin v Malmo or Ventspils, Ludogorets or F91 Dudelange v Partizan or HB Torshavn