(SPO) SOCCER: TURKISH TEAMS TO TAKE ON FRENCH AND SPANISH TEAMS IN UEFA.
NYON, Dec 18, 2009 (TUR tur: see ibex. ) -- Draw for the second and third rounds of the UEFA UEFA Union of European Football Associations
UEFA n abbr (= Union of European Football Associations) → U.E.F.A. Europa League was made in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday.
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 Bundesliga Venues (2007-08)
• • [ in Hamburg, Germany on May 12, 2010.
Below are the second round matches in the Europa League:
Rubin Kazan (Russia) v Hapoel Tel Aviv Hapoel Tel Aviv is a sports club in Israel, containing:
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)