Lazio Draw Porto for Europa League Playoff Matches

By Apollo Heyes -

Lazio have drawn Portuguese giants Porto for their Europa League playoff matches.

As seen in an announcement by UEFA earlier today, the Biancocelesti will face Porto over two legs in February, with the winner qualifying for the Europa League Round of 16.

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The first leg will be played on 17th February and the return leg will come a week later on 24th February. This is a tough draw for Lazio, although they are lucky to avoid Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund.

Porto finished third in Group B of the Champions League this season, finishing behind Liverpool and Atletico Madrid, but ahead of AC Milan.

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The Portuguese side won once, beating the Rossoneri 1-0 at home, and they drew twice, away to AC Milan 1-1 and away to Atletico Madrid.

Lazio finished second in Group E of the Europa League, three points behind group winners Galatasaray but ahead of Olympique de Marseille and Lokomotiv Moscow.

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