Villarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad all discovered their fates in this afternoon’s Europa League group stage draw.

The Yellow Submarine, who were seeded in Pot One, were drawn with Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv, Astana of Kazakhstan – who crashed out of the Champions League against Glasgow Celtic – and Slavia Prague.

Athletic Club, also seeded following their playoff victory over Panathinaikos, will face Hertha Berlin, Ukrainian side Zorya  and Swedish team Ostersunds.

La Real were seeded in pot two and their top seeded team to face are Russian giants Zenit Saint Petersburg, along with games Norwegian outfit Rosenborg and Vardar of Macedonia.

Group A: Villarreal, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Astana, Slavia Prague

Group B: Dynamo Kiev, Young Boys, Partizan Belgrade, Skenderbeu

Group C: Braga, Ludogorets, Hoffenheim, Istanbul Basaksehir

Group D: Milan, Austria Vienna, Rijeka, AEK Athens

Group E: Lyon, Everton, Atalanta, Apollon Limassol

Group F: FC Copenhagen, Lokomotiv Moscow, Sheriff, Zlin

Group G: Victoria Plzen, Steaua Bucharest, Hapoel Beer Sheva, Lugano

Group H: Arsenal, BATE Borisov, FC Koln, Red Star Belgrade

Group I: Red Bull Salzburg, Marseille, Vitoria SC, Konyaspor

Group J: Athletic Bilbao, Hertha Berlin, Zorya, Ostersunds

Group K: Lazio, Nice, Zulte Waregem, Vitesse

Group L:  Zenit Saint Petersburg, Real Sociedad, Rosenborg, Vardar

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