Rangers draw Luxembourg trip in Europa League tie

Hope Soto
June 20, 2017

Rangers have discovered who they are to play on their return to European competition, with the draw for the Europa League first qualifying round having been made in Switzerland.

Caixinha has already made a raft of signings this summer, with more on the way, and he will be targeting progress in the Europa League to give the Gers a boost.

St Johnstone, who were also seeded for the draw, were drawn to play Lithuanian side Trakai and will also start their Europa League campaign at home at McDiarmid Park.

Coleraine will face FK Haugesund while Ballymena will take on ODDS BK. Aberdeen will join the draw in the second round of qualifying, with that draw held on Monday afternoon.

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Limassol finished fourth in the Cypriot First Division last season and haven't competed in the Europa League group stages since 2012-13.

League of Ireland side Derry City will face FC Midtjylland (Denmark), who beat Manchester United previous year, while Shamrock Rovers take on Stjarnan (Iceland) and Cork City come up against Levadia Tallinn (Estonia).

Shamrock Rovers were drawn against Stajarnan of Israel, with Cork City paired with Estonia's Levadia Tallinn.

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