Hot favourite AC Milan will face a challenge in the UEFA Cup last sixteen as they drew against German Werder Bremen. Last edition winner Russia's Zenit St Petersburg will play against Vtb Stuttgart.
AFP - Italian favourites AC Milan and holders Zenit St Petersburg face German opposition in the guise of Werder Bremen and Vfb Stuttgart in the draw for the UEFA Cup round of 32 made here on Friday.
Dual former winners Tottenham face Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk with the other surviving Premier League clubs Aston Villa and Manchester City meeting CSKA Moscow and FC Copenhagen respectively.
Man City qualified for the knockout stage as top of their group despite Thursday's 3-1 loss in Spain to Racing Santander.
Aston Villa scraped through in third spot in their group after a 3-1 defeat to Hamburg while Tottenham secured their ticket with a battling 2-2 draw against Spartak Moscow.
In other ties Paris Saint Germain's reward for beating FC Twente 4-1 on Thursday was a clash with German club Vfl Wolfsburg, with former European heavyweights Saint Etienne playing Olympiakos.
The first legs are scheduled for February 18-19 with the return legs on February 26.
Paris St Germain (FRA) v Vfl Wolfsburg (GER)
FC Copenhagen (DEN) v Manchester City (ENG)
NEC Nijmegen (NED) v Hamburg SV (GER)
Sampdoria (ITA) v Metalist Kharkiv (UKR)
Braga (POR) v Standard Liege (BEL)
Aston Villa (ENG) v CSKA Moscow (RUS)
Lech Poznan (POL) v Udinese (ITA)
Olympiakos (GRE) v St Etienne (FRA)
Fiorentina (ITA) v Ajax (NED)
Aalborg (DEN) v Deportivo La Coruna (ESP)
Werder Bremen (GER) v AC Milan (ITA)
Bordeaux (FRA) v FC Galatasaray (TUR)
Dynamo Kiev (UKR) v Valencia (ESP)
Zenit St Petersburg (RUS) v VfB Stuttgart (GER)
Marseille (FRA) v FC Twente (NED)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) v Tottenham (ENG)
Date created : 2008-12-19