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Europa League draw LIVE: Liverpool, West Ham, Brighton and Rangers learn last-16 fate

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are the favourites to triumph in the Dublin final, with West Ham, Brighton and Rangers also in contention

Michael Jones
Friday 23 February 2024 12:55 GMT
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Liverpool will face Sparta Prague in the Europa League last-16 while Brighton play Roma in what will be a historic knockout tie for the Seagulls.

Rangers were drawn against Benfica as West Ham were paired with German side Freiburg, who David Moyes’s side defeated twice in the group stages.

Brighton are playing their first ever European campaign under Roberto De Zerbi and the Italian will take his team to Rome before hosting the Serie A side on the south coast.

Liverpool received a favourable draw against Sparta Prague while Rangers will face Portuguese giants Benfica in a glamour European tie.

West Ham received a familiar draw against Freiburg, who they have already played this season - winning in London and in Germany.

Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen play Qarabag, Sporting Lisbon face Atalanta, Villareal play Marseille and AC Milan take on Slavia Prague.

The last-16 ties will take place on 7 March and 14 March, with the seeded teams - in this case all four British sides - at home for the second leg.

Follow the last 16 draw and reaction as Jurgen Klopp eyes glory in Dublin to end his reign at Anfield:

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Liverpool draw Sparta Prague as Brighton and Aston Villa land glamour European ties

Premier League leaders Liverpool will face Sparta Prague in the last 16 of the Europa League, while Brighton face another glamour tie against Roma.

The Reds will travel to the Czech capital for the first leg on March 7, before a return at Anfield a week later in a competition Liverpool have won three times in the past.

Brighton’s maiden European campaign takes them to the Italian capital after they topped Group B containing Marseille, Ajax and AEK Athens.

Europa Conference League holders West Ham face German team Freiburg, while Rangers are up against two-time European champions Benfica from Portugal.

Liverpool draw Sparta Prague as Brighton and Aston Villa land glamour European ties

Liverpool, Brighton, West Ham, Rangers and Aston Villa will all face last-16 ties in the Europa League and Europa Conference League

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:55
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

The last 16 fixtures will take place over consecutive weeks with the first legs being played on March 7th and the second legs following on March 14th.

Unai Emery, a serial Europa League winner with Sevilla, has his work cut out for him at Aston Villa as they’ve drawn Dutch side Ajax. That’s one of the more difficult tests to get through.

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:26
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Europa Conference League draw in full

Servette FC vs Viktoria Plzen

Ajax vs Aston Villa

Molde vs Club Brugge

Union Saint-Gilloise vs PAOK

Sturm Graz vs Lille

Maccabi Haifa vs Fiorentina

Olympiacos vs Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:20
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

Finally, Olympiacos will be taking on Maccabi Tel-Aviv!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:19
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

When Maccabi Haifa are drawn out of the pot they are automatically drawn against Fiorentina.

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:18
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

Three more ties to make in this draw, next out of the pot is Austria’s Sturm Graz...

... they are playing Lille!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:17
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

Dinamo Zagreb can face any of the remaining teams...

... and are drawn against PAOK!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:16
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

The last fixture in the first half of the draw sees Union Saint-Gilloise...

... taking on Fenerbache!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:16
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

Molde are the third team to be drawn out...

... and will take on Club Brugge!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:14
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Europa Conference League draw LIVE

Next out of the pot is Ajax from the Dutch league and one of the most decorated European clubs...

... they are facing Aston Villa!

Mike Jones23 February 2024 12:13

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