Europa League play-off draw: Liverpool to face Hearts

Liverpool will tackle Hearts for a place in the Europa League group stage, while Newcastle take on Atromitos

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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The Europa League play-off draw took place on Friday Photo: The Sport Review

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Liverpool will take on Hearts for a place in this season’s Europa League group stage following the Reds’ 4-0 aggregate triumph over Gomel.

Goals from Fabio Borini, Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson secured a third-round win for Brendan Rodgers’ side at Anfield as the Northern Irishman readies his troops for the new Premier League campaign.

Newcastle United will take on Greek side Atromitos. The first legs will take place on 23 August with the returns a week later.

Tottenham Hotspur have already booked their place in the group stage thanks to their fourth-place finish in the Premier League last season.

Europa League 2012-13 play-off draw in full

FC Anzhi Makhachkala (RUS) v AZ Alkmaar (NED)
APOEL FC (CYP) v Neftçi PFK (AZE)
Atromitos FC (GRE) v Newcastle United FC (ENG)
Tromsø IL (NOR) v FK Partizan (SRB)
FC Vaslui (ROU) v FC Internazionale Milano (ITA)

Heart of Midlothian FC (SCO) v Liverpool FC (ENG)
Athletic Club (ESP) v HJK Helsinki (FIN)
CS Marítimo (POR) v *FC Dila Gori (GEO) or Anorthosis Famagusta (CYP)
Molde FK (NOR) v sc Heerenveen (NED)
Debreceni VSC (HUN) v Club Brugge KV (BEL)

FC Sheriff (MDA) v Olympique de Marseille (FRA)
Trabzonspor AŞ (TUR) v Videoton FC (HUN)
FC Midtjylland (DEN) v BSC Young Boys (SUI)
WKS Śląsk Wrocław (POL) v Hannover 96 (GER)
FC Dinamo Bucureşti (ROU) v FC Metalist Kharkiv (UKR)

AC Horsens (DEN) v Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) v F91 Dudelange (LUX)
Feyenoord (NED) v AC Sparta Praha (CZE)
Motherwell FC (SCO) v Levante UD (ESP)
FK Crvena Zvezda (SRB) v FC Girondins de Bordeaux (FRA)

KSC Lokeren OV (BEL) v FC Viktoria Plzeň (CZE)
S.S. Lazio (ITA) v ND Mura 05 (SVN)
AIK Solna (SWE) v PFC CSKA Moskva (RUS)
Legia Warszawa (POL) v Rosenborg BK (NOR)
Bursaspor (TUR) v FC Twente (NED)

FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU) v FK Ekranas (LTU)
FC Slovan Liberec (CZE) v FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)
VfB Stuttgart (GER) v FC Dinamo Moskva (RUS)
PAOK FC (GRE) v SK Rapid Wien (AUT)
FC Luzern (SUI) v KRC Genk (BEL)
FK Zeta (MNE) v PSV Eindhoven (NED)

*Subject to the CDB decision

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