Rogic's Celtic to face Russian giants in UEFA Europa League

Tom Rogic’s Celtic will face a tricky test in the UEFA Europa League after being drawn against Russian powerhouse Zenit Saint Petersburg in the Round of 32.

The Hoops progressed to the knockout stages after finishing third in their Champions League group behind French league-leaders PSG and German giants Bayern Munich.  

Celtic Park will play host to the first leg on February 15 before the Scottish outfit travel to Russia for the return leg a week later.

Interestingly, Zenit are managed by former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, while ex-Liverpool coach Brendan Rodgers is in charge of Celtic.

Celtic are currently five points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership after 16 matches, with the Hoops yet to lose a game this season.

Zenit sit equal second in the Russian Premier League after 20 games, eight points behind league-leaders Lokomotiv Moscow.