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Friday December 16 2011
Europa League draw made

Lazio will play Atletico Madrid in the last 32 of the Europa League, while Udinese have been paired with PAOK Salonika.

There was a danger that the Italian duo could be faced with tests against the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City, but the draw was kinder than that.

The capital outfit will still have a tough game against their Spanish counterparts, but the Stadio Friuli outfit will fancy their chances against Greek opposition.

Should the two teams progress then Lazio will play either Braga or Besiktas, while Alkmaar or Anderlecht will be waiting for the side from Udine.

The two-legged last 32 ties will be played on February 16 and 23.

Last 32 draw

FC Porto v Manchester City FC

AFC Ajax v Manchester United FC

FC Lokomotiv Moskva v Athletic Club

FC Salzburg v FC Metalist Kharkiv

Stoke City FC v Valencia CF

FC Rubin Kazan v Olympiacos FC

AZ Alkmaar v RSC Anderlecht

S.S. Lazio v Club Atlético de Madrid

FC Steaua Bucureşti v FC Twente

FC Viktoria Plzeň v FC Schalke 04

Wisła Kraków v R. Standard de Liège

SC Braga v Beşiktaş JK

Udinese  v PAOK FC

Trabzonspor AŞ v PSV Eindhoven

Hannover 96 v Club Brugge KV

Legia Warszawa v Sporting Clube de Portugal

Last 16 draw

Salzburg/Metalist v Rubin/Olympiacos

Legia/Sporting v Porto/Manchester City

Steaua/Twente v Plzeň/Schalke

Wisła/Standard v Hannover/Brugge

Stoke/Valencia v Trabzonspor/PSV

Alkmaar/Anderlecht v Udinese/PAOK

Lazio/Atlético v Braga/Beşiktaş

Porto/Manchester United v Lokomotiv/Athletic

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