HomeRoma to meet Feyenoord in Europa League play-off round

Roma to meet Feyenoord in Europa League play-off round

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Jose Mourinho’s Roma must see off Feyenoord to reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

The Italians, last season’s beaten finalists after losing to Sevilla in a penalty shoot-out, were paired with the Dutch club in today’s play-off round draw in Nyon.

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Winners of these ties – which pit teams that finished second in the Europa League group stage with third-placed finishers in the Champions League – go through to the last 16.

The British representatives – Liverpool, Brighton, West Ham and Rangers – all finished top of their Europa League groups and qualified automatically.

Roma’s Serie A rivals Milan take on French side Rennes while Ligue 1 are also represented by Marseille, Toulouse and Lens, who meet Shakhtar Donetsk, Benfica and Freiburg respectively.

The first legs of the play-offs will be played on February 15, 2024, with the second legs on February 22.

The draw in full:

Feyenoord v Roma

AC Milan v Rennes

Lens v Freiburg

Young Boys v Sporting Lisbon

Benfica v Toulouse

Braga v Qarabag

Galatasaray v Sparta Prague

Shakhtar Donetsk v Marseille

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.

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