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Latest update : 2010-08-27

Manchester City have been drawn against European heavyweights Juventus in the group stage of the Europa League, while Liverpool will face another Italian side, Napoli, as well as Romanians Steaua Bucharest.

REUTERS - Big-spending Manchester City will meet former European champions Juventus in the group stage of the Europa League following the draw for the competition made on Friday.

Their Group A section also contains Salzburg of Austria and Lech Poznan of Poland and should see the ambitious English club and the Italian aristocrats, twice champions of Europe, advance to the round of 32.

Holders Atletico Madrid will face Bayer Leverkusen, Rosenborg Trondheim and Aris Salonika in Group B.

Five-time European champions Liverpool, who qualified for the competition proper with a 3-1 aggregate win over Trabzonspor of Turkey in the playoff, will face former European champions Steaua Bucharest, past UEFA Cup winners Napoli and Utrecht in Group K.

The competition starts on Sept. 16 with the final in Dublin on May 18 next year.
 

Date created : 2010-08-27

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