Friday August 4 2017
Athletic to face Panathinaikos

Athletic Bilbao have been paired with Greek giants Panathinaikos in the playoff round for the Europa League group stage.

The Athens-based club finished third in last season’s Superleague Greece, finishing ten points behind champions Olympiakos.

The Basques overcame Dinamo Bucharest 4-1 on aggregate to reach this stage of the competition.

The first leg will be played in Greece on August 17 and the second leg on 24 in San Mames.

Football Italia website