(SPO) SOCCER: TURKISH TEAMS TO TAKE ON FRENCH AND SPANISH TEAMS IN UEFA.
Fenerbahce soccer team of Turkey have paired with Lille of France, whereas Turkey's Galatasaray will take on Atletico Madrid of Spain in the second round.
The second round matches will be played on February 18 and 25, 2010.
Fenerbahce and Galatasaray will play their first matches abroad, and their second matches in their own field.
In case Fenerbahce defeat Lille team in the second round, it will take on the winner of the Liverpool-Unirea Urziceni (England-Romania) matches.
Also, if Galatasaray qualify for the third round, it will play against the winner of the Everton-Sporting Lisbon (England-Portugal) matches.
The UEFA Europa League final will take place at the HSH Nordbank Arena in Hamburg, Germany on May 12, 2010.
Below are the second round matches in the Europa League:
Rubin Kazan (Russia) v Hapoel Tel Aviv (Israel)
Athletic Bilbao (Spain) v Anderlecht (Belgium)
FC Copenhagen (Denmark) v Olympique Marseille (France)
Panathinaikos (Greece) v AS Roma (Italy)
Atletico Madrid (Spain) v Galatasaray (Turkey)
Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) v Juventus (Italy)
Club Bruges (Belgium) v Valencia (Spain)
Fulham (England) v Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
Liverpool (England) v Unirea Urziceni (Romania)
Hamburg SV (Germany) v PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Villarreal (Spain) v VfL Wolfsburg (Germany)
Standard Liege (Belgium) v Salzburg (Austria)
Twente Enschede (Netherlands) v Werder Bremen (Germany)
Lille (France) v Fenerbahce (Turkey)
Everton (England) v Sporting (Portugal)
Hertha Berlin (Germany) v Benfica (Portugal)
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)
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|Publication:||Anadolu (Eskisehir, Turkey)|
|Date:||Dec 18, 2009|
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