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AC Milan draw Werder Bremen in UEFA Cup

Dec 20, 2008 at 11:59pm IST

New Delhi: UEFA Cup draw has thrown up some fascinating ties, not least Werder Bremen versus AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur against Shakhtar Donetsk.

With the Champions League draw taking precedence, the UEFA Cup had to take a back seat to its more illustrious sister competition.

Yet today's draw in Nyon for the Round of 32 and the Round of 16 has created some intriguing match-ups right across the continent.

THE DRAW: Ex-Turkish player Can Bartu (L) gives a ball containing name of the clubs to UEFA General Secretary David Taylor.

From the more unsung teams such as AaB and Lech right through to the continental giants of AC Milan and Valencia, the opposition on show is not to be sniffed at.

Here is the full draw for the Round of 32 and the Round of 16:

Round of 32

Paris St 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 St Etienne

Fiorentina v Ajax

Aalborg v Deportivo La Coruna

Werder Bremen v AC Milan

Bordeaux v FC Galatasaray

Dynamo Kiev v Valencia

Zenit St Petersburg v VfB Stuttgart

Marseille v FC Twente

Shakhtar Donetsk v Tottenham

Round of 16

Werder Bremen or AC Milan v Olympiakos or St Etienne

Aston Villa or CSKA Moscow v Shakhtar Donetsk or Tottenham

Lech Poznan or Udinese v Zenit St Petersburg or VfB Stuttgart

Paris St Germain or Wolfsburg v Braga or Standard Liege

Dynamo Kiev or Valencia v Sampdoria or Metalist Kharkiv

FC Copenhagen or Manchester City v Aalborg or Deportivo La Coruna

Marseille or FC Twente v Fiorentina or Ajax

NEC or Hamburg v Bordeaux or FC Galatasaray

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