UEFA Europa League Round Of 32 Draw: Chelsea Take On Malmo While Arsenal Tangle With BATE Borisov

Chris Wright

17th, December 2018

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Following diligently in the footsteps of the equivalent Champions League draw, UEFA have also cranked out the knock-down budget draw for the Europa League last 32.

As far as the Premier League is concerned, Chelsea have been saddled with a double-header against Malmo while Arsenal will be tasked with taking a trip to BATE Borisov in the depths of a Belorussian winter.

Looking northwards, Celtic have landed a difficult tie against Valencia.

The UEFA Europa League round of 32 draw in full…

Viktoria Plzen vs Dinamo Zagreb
Club Brugge vs RB Salzburg
Rapid Wien vs Inter Milan
Slavia Prague vs Genk
Krasnodar vs Bayer Leverkusen
FC Zurich vs Napoli
Malmo vs Chelsea
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Celtic vs Valencia
Rennes vs Betis
Olympiacos vs Dynamo Kyiv
Lazio vs Sevilla
Fenerbahce vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Sporting Lisbon vs Villarreal
BATE Borisov vs Arsenal
Galatasaray vs Benfica

The ties will take place on 12th-14th and 20th-21st February.

Being seeded, Arsenal and Chelsea will both play their away legs first, with the former kicking off at 5pm (local time) on Wednesday 20th to avoid clashing with Chelsea’s game later the following evening.

Good luck selling that one out, chaps.

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