“Zenit” and “Lokomotiv” learned opponents in the Europa League

Russian football club “Zenit” and “Lokomotiv” learned rivals in the group stage of the Europa League of the season 2017/18. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.

The draw was held on Friday, August 25 in Monaco.

Blue-white-blue for the playoffs in group L will compete with the Spanish “real Sociedad”, the Norwegian Rosenborg and Macedonian “Vardara”. Railwaymen in group F will meet with Danish “Copenhagen”, Moldavian “Sheriff” and the Czech “Zlin”. The rest of the group is as follows:

Group A: Villarreal (Spain), Maccabi (Tel Aviv, Israel), “Astana” (Kazakhstan), Slavia (Czech Republic)
Group B: Dynamo (Ukraine), “Young Boys” (Switzerland), Partizan (Serbia), “Skenderbeu” (Albania)
Group: “Braga” (Portugal), Ludogorets (Bulgaria), Hoffenheim (Germany), “Istanbul” (Turkey)
Group D: AC Milan (Italy), Austria (Austria), Rijeka (Croatia), AEK (Greece)
Group E: Lyon (France), Everton (England), Atalanta (Italy), “Apollo” (Cyprus)
Group G: “Victoria” (Czech Republic), Steaua (Romania), Hapoel (Israel), Lugano (Switzerland)
Group H: Arsenal (England), BATE (Belarus), “Cologne” (Germany), “Crvena Zvezda” (Serbia)
Group I: “Salzburg” (Austria), Marseille (France), “Vitoria” (Portugal), “Konyaspor” (Turkey)
Group J: “Athletic” (Spain), “Gerta” (Germany), Zorya (Ukraine), “Ostersund” (Sweden)
Group K: “Lazio” (Italy), Nice (France), “Zulte-Waregem” (Belgium), Vitesse (The Netherlands)

The group stage of the tournament kicks off on 14 September, will end on 7 December. Teams will play each other two games, each group in the playoffs will be best two club.