Udinese and Fiorentina learn Europa League playoff opponents
The Zebrette’s reward for defeating Siroki Brijeg is a tie that will see them play the first leg against the 2002 quarter-finalists at home on August 22nd. This will be followed by a return in Liberec a week later on August 29th.
Slovan finished 3rd in the Czech league last season, but found themselves eliminated from the Europa League at this playoff stage.
Meanwhile, Italy’s other representatives, Fiorentina will face Grasshopper Club Zurich as they aim to reach the four-team groups for the competition, which will culminate in a first European final at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.
The victorious teams from these thirty ties will then slot into groups with the addition of the ten losing teams from the UEFA Champions League playoffs.
Full draw for the playoff round
FC Kuban Krasnodar (RUS) v Feyenoord (NED)
SV Zulte Waregem (BEL) v APOEL FC (CYP)
SK Rapid Wien (AUT) v FC Dila Gori (GEO)
Tromsø IL (NOR) v Be?ikta? JK (TUR)*
CS Pandurii Lignitul Târgu Jiu (ROU) v SC Braga (POR)
Apollon Limassol FC (CYP) v OGC Nice (FRA)
FC Aktobe (KAZ) v FC Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Swansea City AFC (ENG) v FC Petrolul Ploie?ti (ROU)
Atromitos FC (GRE) v AZ Alkmaar (NED)
FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL) v KRC Genk (BEL)
IF Elfsborg (SWE) v FC Nordsjælland (DEN)
WKS Slask Wroc?aw (POL) v Sevilla FC (ESP)
FC Salzburg (AUT) v VMFD Žalgiris (LTU)
Qarabag FK (AZE) v Eintracht Frankfurt (GER)
FC Minsk (BLR) v R. Standard de Liège (BEL)
FK Jablonec (CZE) v Real Betis Balompié (ESP)
HNK Rijeka (CRO) v VfB Stuttgart (GER)
FC Chornomorets Odesa (UKR) v KS Skënderbeu (ALB)
Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) v PAOK FC (GRE)
FC St Gallen (SUI) v FC Spartak Moskva (RUS)
Molde FK (NOR) v FC Rubin Kazan (RUS)
FK Vojvodina (SRB) v FC Sheriff (MDA)
Trabzonspor AS (TUR) v FK Kukësi (ALB)
Esbjerg fB (DEN) v AS Saint-Étienne (FRA)
Grasshopper Club Zürich (SUI) v ACF Fiorentina (ITA)
Maccabi Haifa FC (ISR) v FC Astra (ROU)
Udinese Calcio (ITA) v FC Slovan Liberec (CZE)
FC Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) v Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
Estoril Praia (POR) v FC Pasching (AUT)
JK Nõmme Kalju (EST) v FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)
FK Partizan (SRB) v FC Thun (SUI)
*Be?ikta?’ participation is dependent on legal proceedings.