Manchester United will play Liverpool in the Europa League last 16

SoccerBy Colm Hayes
Alexander Frei drew Jurgen Klopp's side as the home team in the first leg
Alexander Frei drew Jurgen Klopp's side as the home team in the first leg

Liverpool and Manchester United will face off in the Europa league round of 16, with the first leg taking place at Anfield, while Tottenham have drawn favourites Borussia Dortmund.

Liverpool drew Manchester United in the last 16 of the Europa League in today's draw, held in the Swiss city of Nyon.

Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp's sides will face off over two legs, with the first fixture taking place at Anfield before the second leg at Old Trafford.

Liverpool advanced last night with a 1-0 home victory over FC Augsburg, while United came from behind both on the night and on aggregate when they beat FC Midtjylland 5-1 at Old Trafford.

Van Gaal's team were drawn against their bitter rivals

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a two-legged tie against bookies' favourites Borussia Dortmund, Klopp's former club.

Gary Neville’s Valencia will play an all-Spanish tie against fellow La Liga side Athletic Bilbao.

Holders Sevilla, Europa League champions for the past two seaons, play Swiss side Basel.

The games will be playing on March 10 and 17.

Draw in full:

Shakhtar Donetsk v Anderlecht

Basel v Sevilla

Villareal v Bayer Leverkusen

Athletic Bilbao v Valencia

Liverpool v Manchester United

Sparta Praha v Lazio

Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham Hotspur

Fenerbahce v Braga