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.
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