The draw for the last 32 and last 16 of the Europa League (formerly the UEFA Cup) had been made in Switzerland. All games are in the traditional two legs knockout format.
The reds will face Romanian side Unirea Urziceni.
The Romania’s like Liverpool finished third in their Champions League group, managing to get more points than the reds (8). They beat Sevilla and Rangers. Sevilla finished top of the group with Stuttgart finishing second.
The full draw for the last 32 is.
FC Rubin Kazan v Hapoel Tel Aviv
Athletic Bilbao v Anderlecht
FC Copenhagen v Marseille
Panathiniakos v AS Roma
Atletico Madrid v Galatasaray
Ajax v Juventus
Brugge v Valencia
Fulham v Shakhtar Donetsk
Liverpool FC v Unirea Urziceni
Hamburger v PSV Eindhoven
Villarreal v Wolfsburg
Standard Liege v FC Salzburg
FC Twente v Werder Bremen
Lille v Fenerbahce
Everton v Sporting
Hertha Berlin v Benfica
Should Liverpool progress to the next round the draw for the last 16 is as follows:
Club Brugge/Valencia v FC Twente/Werder Bremen
Ajax/Juventus v Fulham/Shakhtar
Lille/Fenerbahce v Liverpool/Unirea
Panathinaikos/Roma v Standard Liege/Salzburg
Hertha Berlin/Benfica v Copenhagen/Marseille
A Madrid/Galatasaray v Everton/Sporting
Rubin/Hapoel v Villarreal/Wolfsburg
Hamburg/PSV v Athletic Bilbao/Anderlecht
Liverpool will play the match against Unirea at Anfield on Thursday 18th February at 7.45pm. The second leg, will be played a week later on the 25th February 2010.
Because of the clash with Everton’s home game, Everton’s game has been moved to the Tuesday 16th February at 5.45pm. Liverpool got priority for finishing higher in the league last year.