The UEFA Europa League play-off draw has been made and it has created some exciting football trips for anybody wanting to get away and watch football in August.
Athletic Club have been pitted against Panathinaikos, Ajax will take on Rosenborg while AEK Athens stand between Club Brugge and a return to the competition after a rare season away for the Belgian side last term. Marseille, one of four former European champions in the draw, will travel to Slovenia to play Domžale.
Ties will be played on 17 and 24 August. The 22 winners advance to the group stage, where they will join 16 automatic entrants and ten teams transferring from the UEFA Champions League play-offs. The group stage draw is on Friday 25 August.
Who’s already in the group stage?
Arsenal (ENG), Atalanta (ITA), Hertha Berlin (GER), Köln (GER), Lazio (ITA), Konyaspor (TUR), Lokomotiv Moscow (RUS), Lugano (SUI), Lyon (FRA), Real Sociedad (ESP), Villarreal (ESP), Vitesse (NED), Vitória SC (POR), Zlín (CZE), Zulte Waregem (BEL), Zorya Luhansk (UKR)
UEFA Europa League play-off draw
Shkëndija (MKD) v AC Milan (ITA)
Osijek (CRO) v Austria Wien (AUT)
Crvena zvezda (SRB) v Krasnodar (RUS)
Club Brugge (BEL) v AEK Athens (GRE)
Marítimo (POR) v Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Panathinaikos (GRE) v Athletic Club (ESP)
Apollon Limassol (CYP) v Midtjylland (DEN)
FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL) v Braga (POR)
Everton (ENG) v Hajduk Split (CRO)
Vitorul (ROU) v Salzburg (AUT)
Vardar (MKD) v Fenerbahçe (TUR)
Ajax (NED) v Rosenborg (NOR)
Altach (AUT) v Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR)
BATE Borisov (BLR) v Oleksandriya (UKR)
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Skënderbeu (ALB)
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) v Sūduva (LTU)
Domžale (SVN) v Marseille (FRA)
Partizan (SRB) v Videoton (HUN)
Utrecht (NED) v Zenit (RUS)
Legia Warszawa (POL) v Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA)
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) v AEK Larnaca (CYP)
PAOK (GRE) v Östersund (SWE)