Greece Europa League: Challenging Draw for Greek Teams

Europa League: Challenging Draw for Greek Teams

Europa LeagueThe Europa League group stage draw caused mixed emotions to Greek teams PAOK, Panathinaikos and Asteras Tripolis.
Asteras Tripolis will compete against Tottenham, Besiktas and Partizan Belgrade.
Tottenham returns to Greece after the games against Panathinaikos and PAOK, in a group that has a Balkan scent.
Besiktas has never played an official match against a Greek team, while Partizan won Egaleo 4-0 in the 2004/05 season.
Panathinaikos will play against PSV Eindhoven, Estoril and Dinamo Moscow in the fifth group.
The last time Eindhoven came to Greece was beaten 4-1 by Panathinaikos. Dinamo Moscow has only played against Olympiacos and Larissa.
PAOK will compete against Fiorentina, Coupe de France winners Guingamp and Dinamo Minsk.

Group draw in detail:

Group A:
Villarreal (Esp), Borussia Monchengladbach (Ger), FC Zurich (Sui), Apollon Limassol (Cyp)

Group B:
FC Copenhagen (Den), Club Brugge (Bel), Torino (Ita), HJK Helsinki (Fin)

Group C:
Tottenham (Eng), Besiktas (Tur), Partizan Belgrade (Srb), Asteras Tripolis (Gre)

Group D:
FC Salzburg (Aut), Celtic (Sco), Dinamo Zagreb (Cro), FC Astra (Rou)

Group E:
PSV Eindhoven (Ned), Panathinaikos (Gre), Estoril (Por), Dinamo Moscow (Rus)

Group F:
Inter Milan (Ita), FC Dnipro (Ukr), Saint-Etienne (Fra), Qarabag FK (Aze)

Group G:
Sevilla (Esp), Standard Liege (Bel), Feyenoord (Ned), HNK Rijeka (Cro)

Group H:
Lille (Fra), Wolfsburg (Ger), Everton (Eng), FC Krasnodar (Rus)

Group I:
Napoli (Ita), Sparta Prague (Cze), Young Boys (Sui), Slovan Bratislava (Svk)

Group J:
Dynamo Kiev (Ukr), Steaua Bucharest (Rou), Rio Ave (Por), Aalborg (Den)

Group K:
Fiorentina (Ita), PAOK (Gre), Guingamp (Fra), Dinamo Minsk (Blr)

Group L:
Metalist Kharkiv (Ukr), Trabzonspor (Tur), Legia Warsaw (Pol), Lokeren (Bel)


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