Europa League draw: All smiles for English and Italian clubs
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Don't sleep on the Europa League.

The draw for the round of 32 was held Monday, and while Europe's "other" competition may lack the star power of the Champions League, it's not short on intriguing matchups heading into the knockout stage.

Eintracht Frankfurt will meet this season's continental darlings Red Bull Salzburg in what could be a wildly entertaining affair, while Bayer Leverkusen's duel with Porto would feel right at home were it being played on either a Tuesday or Wednesday evening.

Elsewhere, it was a promising day for English and Italian clubs. Headlined by Manchester United and Inter Milan, all five of them will be expected to advance to the next round of the tournament after favorable draws.

Here's the draw in full:

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Espanyol
  • Sporting CP vs. Istanbul Basaksehir
  • Getafe vs. Ajax
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs. FC Porto
  • FC Copenhagen vs. Celtic
  • APOEL vs. Basel
  • CFR Cluj vs. Sevilla
  • Olympiacos vs. Arsenal
  • AZ Alkmaar vs. LASK
  • Club Brugge vs. Manchester United
  • Ludogorets vs. Inter Milan
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Red Bull Salzburg
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Benfica
  • Wolfsburg vs. Malmo
  • Roma vs. Gent
  • Rangers vs. Braga

The first leg of every tie will be played Feb. 20, with return fixtures all taking place seven days later.

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