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European draws



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Aston Villa and Tottenham will meet in the last 16 of the Uefa Cup should they knock out CSKA Moscow and Shakhtar Donetsk respectively in the last 32.

Both clubs avoided some of the bigger names in the draw, although CSKA won the competition in 2005.

Manchester City will face FC Copenhagen in the last 32 but they could meet Deportivo La Coruna in the last 16.

Other last 32 ties include David Beckham's AC Milan up against Werder Bremen, while Ajax meet Fiorentina.

"I think it's a really difficult game for us and we could have had easier ties, if there is such a thing," said Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill of his club being drawn against CSKA Moscow.

"But we're into the final 32, which is where we wanted to be when we set out, and we'll go there with plenty of confidence.

"It's not until February so I'll get my head around it closer to the time."

Club secretary John Alexander also said that Tottenham could have been handed an easier route to the last 16.

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"I think of the teams we could have come across, the long trips to eastern Europe would have been further down our list," he said.

"But we've gone on a good run since Harry joined the club and the more positive results we can get it just breeds confidence, and hopefully it can help us in our quest to get more Premier League points."


Last 32 draw (first leg 18-19 Feb/ second leg 26 Feb):

Paris Saint-Germain v Wolfsburg
FC Copenhagen v MANCHESTER CITY
NEC Nijmegen v Hamburg
Sampdoria v Metalist Kharkiv
Braga v Standard Liege
ASTON VILLA v CSKA Moscow
Lech Poznan v Udinese
Olympiakos v Saint-Etienne
Fiorentina v Ajax
Aalborg v Deportivo La Coruna
Werder Bremen v AC Milan
Bordeaux v Galatasaray
Dynamo Kiev v Valencia
Zenit St. Petersburg v Stuttgart
Marseille v FC Twente
Shakhtar Donetsk v TOTTENHAM

Last 16 draw (first leg 12 Mar/ second leg 18-19 Mar):

Werder Bremen or AC Milan v Olympiakos or Saint-Etienne
ASTON VILLA or CSKA Moscow v Shakhtar Donetsk or TOTTENHAM
Lech Poznan or Udinese v Zenit St Petersburg or Stuttgart
Paris Saint-Germain or Wolfsburg v Braga or Standard Liege
Dynamo Kiev or Valencia v Sampdoria or Metalist Kharkiv
Copenhagen or MANCHESTER CITY v Aalborg or Deportivo
Marseille or FC Twente v Fiorentina or Ajax
NEC Nijmegen or Hamburg v Bordeaux or Galatasaray

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see also
European draw as it happened
19 Dec 08 |  Europe
Portsmouth 3-0 Heerenveen
18 Dec 08 |  Europe
Hamburg 3-1 Aston Villa
17 Dec 08 |  Europe


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