Europa League draw: Liverpool and Spurs both handed tricky groups

The group stages of the Europa League has been drawn, pitting the UK’s three representatives into three very difficult groups.

Liverpool, second seeds in Group B face a difficult meeting with Russian giants Rubin Kazan, while meetings with Bordeaux and Swiss side Sion could also prove to be potential banana skins.

Still, Brendan Rodgers will be hoping that his side have enough about them to make it through the group following his heavy recruitment process over the summer.

Tottenham were placed as top seeds and with take on Belgian outfit Anderlecht as well as Ligue 1 big hitters Monaco with the group being rounded off by Azerbaijani side FC Qarabag.

However, Scottish champions Celtic are facing a huge task to get through Group A as they take on Ajax, Fenerbahce and Molde.

See the full draw below…

Group A: Ajax, Celtic, Fenerbahce, Molde
Group B: Rubin Kazan, Liverpool, Bordeaux, Sion
Group C: Borussia Dortmund, PAOK, Krasnodar, Gabala
Group D: Napoli, Club Brugge, Legia Warsaw, Midtjylland
Group E: Villarreal, Viktoria Plzen, Rapid Vienna, Dinamo Minsk
Group F: Marseille, Sporting Braga, Slovan Liberec, Groningen
Group G: Dnipro, Lazio, Saint Etienne, Rosenborg,
Group H: Sporting Lisbon, Besiktas, Lokomotiv Moscow, Skenderbeu
Group I: FC Basel, Fiorentina, Lech Poznan, Belenenses
Group J: Tottenham, Anderlecht, Monaco, Qarabag
Group K: Schalke, APOEL, Sparta Prague, Asteros Tripolis
Group L: Athletic Bilbao, AZ Alkmaar, Augsburg, Partizan

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