Europa League: Arsenal face Ostersunds, Dortmund against Atalanta

Nyon (Switzerland), Dec 11 (IANS) English football club Arsenal will face Swedish side Ostersunds while German giants Borussia Dortmund will take on Italian club Atalanta B.C. in the round of 32 of the Europa League, the UEFA announced here on Monday.

In other ties, Scottish club Celtic F.C will host Russian club Zenit St Petersburg, Napoli will play RB Leipzig, Ludogorets will take on seven-time European champions AC Milan while FC Copenhagen will clash with Spanish giants Atletico Madrid.
Elsewhere the draws include Nice playing Lokomotiv Moscow, Spartak Moscow against Athletic Bilbao, AEK Athens versus Dynamo Kiev, Red Star Belgrade will host CSKA Moscow, Olympique Lyonnais will play Villarreal, Real Sociedad face FC Salzburg and Partizan Belgrade take on Viktoria Plzen.
A few other draws saw Steaua Bucharest facing Lazio, Astana against Sporting Lisbon and Olympique Marseille taking on Braga.
The first leg of the ties will be played on February 13 and 15 while the second leg is scheduled to commence on the 22nd and 23rd of the month.
–IANS
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