Liverpool drawn against Hearts for Europa League

Liverpool has been drawn against Scottish club Hearts in an

all-British playoff for Europa League group stage, while Inter

Milan will face Valusi of Romania.

Three-time winner Liverpool beat Belarusian club Gomel 3-0 in

the previous qualifying round Thursday to progress to the playoff

phase.

Elsewhere, Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala will take on Dutch

club AZ Alkmaar and Newcastle will meet Greek club Atromitos.

The first leg will be played on Aug. 23 with the return on Aug.

30.