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BVB Draw Rangers FC in the Europa League Playoff Round

Dortmund will have to beat the Scottish Champions to make it into the Round of 16.

Rangers FC v Sparta Praha: Group A - UEFA Europa League Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund have drawn Rangers FC, of Glasgow, Scotland, in the UEFA Europa League’s knockout round. The two clubs will play a two-legged playoff, with the winner advancing to the Round of 16.

Rangers are currently in first place of the Scottish Premiership, four points above their arch-rivals Celtic FC. Rangers finished second in their Europa League group by the skin of their teeth, only one point above Sparta Prague. Their record during the group stage was 2-2-2. Against Olympique Lyon, the group’s winner that could be comparable to BVB, Rangers managed a draw and a defeat.

Here are the full results from the draw:

If BVB can make it through this round, then they would be well positioned to make a run at the trophy. Barcelona and Napoli, two of the strongest potential opponents in the competition, have drawn each other, so one of them will be guaranteed to be eliminated. RB Leipzig have also drawn Real Sociedad, so one of those two clubs will also go.

The matches will be scheduled for some time in February.