While Newcastle fans may have winced at the prospect of an away trip to Ukraine, when the draw was made it was music to the ears of a group of Metalist fans.
They're members of a UK-based Ukrainian sports supporters' club.
It has 900 members from all over the country, and one of it's founder members is from Sunderland.
More top news
Gunner Paul Ferguson was on leave from the Army when he died in the early hours of Sunday August 21.
Dutch International Darryl Janmaat left for Watford, USA's DeAndre Yedlin arrived from Spurs and Tim Krul left for a season's loan at Ajax.
Both Alex Mitrovic and Dwight Gayle left the pitch with head injuries on Tuesday and are not allowed to play on Saturday.