Draw for 2015/16 Europa League announced; Big names face tough tests

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Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long haul trip to Azerbaijan.

Spurs were drawn in Group J with Monaco, Anderlecht and FK Qarabag, who play matches in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku.

Liverpool’s task is also not straightforward with games against Russian side Rubin Kazan, Bordeaux and Swiss club Sion in Group B.

Celtic have the prospect of facing Robin van Persie and Nani’s new side Fenerbahce plus Ajax and Molde from Norway in Group A.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: For viewers in the United States, the Europa League will be shown live on FOX Sports and FOX Soccer 2GO.

Club Brugge, who got knocked out of the UEFA Champions League playoff round, will face tricky ties in the Europa League against Napoli, Legia and Midtjylland.

Similarly, Lazio will face tough opposition in their group against Lazio, St. Etienne and Rosenborg.

Matchday 1 of the UEFA Europa League kicks off on Thursday, September 17.

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