Europa League draw: Rangers to face Sporting Lisbon in last 32

RANGERS will face Portuguese team Sporting Lisbon in the last 32 of the Europe League.

• Steven Whittaker scored a superb goal the last time Rangers met Sporting Lisbon in Europe in 2008

The Glasgow club were victorious over Sporting Lisbon during their Uefa Cup campaign in 2008, drawing 0-0 at Ibrox and winning 2-0 in Portugal.

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Sporting are currently fourth in the Portuguese top flight, 13 points behind leaders Porto.

The winners of that tie will go on to play either Lille or PSV Eindhoven in the following round.

The draw in full:

Round of 32 matches to be played 17 & 24 February 2011.

Napoli v Villarreal

Rangers v Sporting

Sparta Prague v Liverpool

Anderlecht v Ajax

Lech Poznan v Braga

Besiktas v Dynamo Kiev

Basle v Spartak Moscow

Young Boys v Zenit St Petersburg

Aris Salonika v Man City

PAOK Salonika v CSKA Moscow

Sevilla v FC Porto

Rubin Kazan v FC Twente

Lille v PSV

Benfica v VfB Stuttgart


FC Metalist Kharkiv v Bayer Leverkusen

Round of 16 matches to be played 10 & 17 March 2010.

Benfica or VfB Stuttgart v BATE or PSG

Besiktas or Dynamo Kiev v Aris Salonika or Man City

Rubin Kazan or FC Twente v Young Boys or Zenit St Petersburg

PAOK Salonika or CSKA Moscow v Sevilla or FC Porto

Lille or PSV v Rangers or Sporting

FC Metalist Kharkiv or Bayer Leverkusen v Napoli or Villarreal

Anderlecht or Ajax v Basle or Spartak Moscow

Sparta Prague or Liverpool v Lech Poznan or Braga