Bulgaria's Ludogorets Draw Italian Lazio in Europa League
Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad have been drawn against Italian side Lazio in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League.
Lazio are 2-time champions of Italy and have also won the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1999.
The first match will be in Rome on February 20, with the return leg in Sofia on the 27th.
Lazio finished their Europa League group in 2nd place, behind Turkish Trabzonspor, with 12 points. The other teams in the group were Apollon Limassol and Legia Warsaw.
The winner of the tie between Ludogorets and Lazio will face either Dynamo Kiev or Valencia in the following round.
Here is the complete draw for the 1/16 finals of the Europa League:
Dnipro (Ukraine) – Tottenham (England)
Betis (Spain) – Rubin Kazan (Russia)
Swansea (Wales/England) – Napoli (Italy)
Juventus (Italy) – Trabzonspor (Turkey)
Maribor (Slovenia) – Sevilla (Spain)
Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic) – Shahtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
Chernomorets Odessa (Ukraine) – Lyon (France)
Lazio (Italy) – Ludogorets (Bulgaria)
Esbjerg (Denmark) – Fiorentina (Italy)
Ajax (Netherlands) – Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)
Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) – Basel (Switzerland)
Porto (Portugal) – Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
Anzhi (Russia) – Genk (Belgium)
Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) – Valencia (Spain)
PAOK (Greece) – Benfica (Portugal)
Slovan Liberec (Czech Republic) - AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands)
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