2010-11 Europa League Draw: Man City and Liverpool Face Tough Opposition

Manchester City's Dedryck Boyata (L) heads the ball past FC Timosoara's Ovidiu Burca (C) and Costel Pantilimon (R) to score during their Europa League playoff round soccer match against FC Timisoara at the City of Manchester stadium in Manchester, northern England, August 26, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER IMAGES OF THE DAY)

The group stage draw for the 2010-11 Europa League have been announced. And of particular interest to our readers are the groups which feature Liverpool and Manchester City. Both English clubs will face tough opposition. Manchester City will face tricky ties against Juventus, Lech Poznan and Salzburg, while Liverpool will face Utrecht, Napoli and Steaua Bucharest.

Here are all of the groups as well as the schedule for group stage matches:

Group A
Juventus
Manchester City
Salzburg
Lech Poznan

Group B
Atletico Madrid
Bayer Leverkusen
Rosenborg
Thessaloniki

Group C
Sporting Club Portugal
Lille
Levski Sofia
Gent

Group D
Villarreal
Brugge
Dinamo Zagreb
PAOK

Group E
Alkmaar
Dynamo Kiev
Bate Borisov
FC Sheriff

Group F
CSKA Moscow
Palermo
Sparta Prague
Lausanne

Group G
Zenit St. Petersburg
Anderlecht
AEK Athens
Hajduk Split

Group H
Stuttgart
Getafe
Odense
Young Boys

Group I
PSV Eindhoven
Sampdoria
Metalist Kharkiv
Debrecen

Group J
Seville
Paris Saint Germain
Borussia Dortmund
Karpaty Lviv

Group K
Liverpool
Steaua Bucharest
Napoli
Utrecht

Group L
Porto
Besiktas
CSKA Sofia
Rapid Vienna

The matchdays for the Europa League group stage are:

  • September 16, 30
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • December 1-2
  • December 15-16

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