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Europa League play-off draw LIVE: Tottenham, Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen and Motherwell discover fate

It is a complicated draw made even more complex by Uefa’s ruling that only certain stadiums can be used, meaning clubs without a certified stadium cannot play each other.

Celtic are in the ‘champions path’ while Spurs and the other Scottish clubs are in with the muggles or ‘main path’. Teams have been split into groups and Spurs are in the same Group 4 as Rangers, meaning they could drawn together. Follow the draw live below:

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TOTTENHAM SURVIVE SCARE IN QUALIFIER

Here’s a look at how Tottenham got on against Lokomotiv Plovdiv last night…

Premier League side’s opponents had two men sent off in the final moments

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WHEN ARE THE TIES?

Ties take place on 1 October, with extra time and a penalty shoot-outs if required. Winners advance to the Europa League group stage.

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HOW THE DRAW WILL WORK

“The Uefa administration has formed groups for the draw to avoid clubs without an approved stadium being drawn against each other, in accordance with the principles set by the Club Competitions Committee. Sides from the same association cannot be drawn against each other. Any further restrictions will be confirmed before the draw.”

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SEEDINGS

The teams in the Champions Path who were eliminated in the third qualifying round of the Uefa Champions League are seeded. For the Main Path, clubs were divided equally between seeded and unseeded clubs in accordance with the club coefficient rankings.

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MAIN PATH

Seeded: 1 Galatasaray (TUR)  / Hajduk Split (CRO), 2 Shkëndija (MKD) / Tottenham (ENG), 3 Standard Liège (BEL) / Vojvodina (SRB), 4 APOEL (CYP) / Zrinjski (BIH)  

Unseeded: 5 Rostov (RUS) / Maccabi Haifa (ISR), 6 Willem II (NED)  / Rangers (SCO), 7 Fehérvár (HUN) / Reims (FRA), 8 FCSB (ROU) / Slovan Liberec (CZE)

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MAIN PATH

Seeded: 1 Charleroi (BEL)  / Partizan (SRB), 2 Wolfsburg (GER) / Desna Chernihiv (UKR), 3 Malmö (SWE) / Lokomotiva Zagreb (CRO)

Unseeded: 4 Apollon Limassol (CYP)  / Lech (POL), 5 Granada (ESP) / Locomotive Tbilisi (GEO), 6 St. Gallen (SUI) / AEK Athens (GRE)

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MAIN PATH

Seeded: 1 Sporting CP (POR) / Aberdeen (SCO), 2 Mura (SVN) / PSV Eindhoven (NED), 3 Copenhagen (DEN) / Piast Gliwice (POL)

Unseeded: 4 LASK (AUT) / Dunajská Streda (SVK), 5 Rijeka (CRO) / Kolos Kovalivka (UKR), 6 Rosenborg (NOR) / Alanyaspor (TUR)

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MAIN PATH

Seeded: 1 Basel (SUI) vs Anorthosis (CYP), 2 Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) / SønderjyskE (DEN), 3 Beşiktaş (TUR) / Rio Ave (POR) 

Unseeded: 4 CSKA-Sofia (BUL) / B36 (FRO), 5 AC Milan (ITA) / Bodø/Glimt (NOR), 6 Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) / Motherwell (SCO)

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KEY

Here’s a key for those groups ahead of the draw in a few moments:

*5 Teams eliminated from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round (Champions Path)

**2 Teams eliminated from UEFA Champions League second qualifying round (Champions Path)

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CHAMPIONS PATH

Unseeded: Sheriff (MDA) / Dundalk (IRL), KÍ (FRO) / Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO), Legia (POL) / Drita (KOS)

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