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Tough Hurdle
As if the summer wasn't going badly enough: Arsenal draw Udinese in CL play-off round
Arsene Wenger will not be a happy man after the Champions League play-off round draw.

ARSENAL HAVE BEEN given one of the toughest draws in this year’s Champions League play-off round, as they face Italian side Udinese.

Hopes Arsene Wenger may have had of coming up against Wisla Krakow, Genk or Viktoria Pizen were dashed as his side drew a side that finished fourth in last year’s Serie A.

The play-off is a two-legged affair, with the rounds to be played on August 16/17 and August 23/24.

Champions League play-off round:

  • Wisla Krakow v Apoel FC
  • Maccabi Haifa v Genk
  • Dinamo Zagreb v Malmo
  • FC Copenhagen v Viktoria Plzen
  • BATE Borisov v Sturm Graz
  • Odense v Villarreal
  • FC Twente v Benfica
  • Arsenal v Udinese
  • Bayern Munich v FC Zurich
  • Lyon v Rubin Kazan

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