Manchester United face Actual Betis and Arsenal face Sporting Lisbon within the spherical of 16 of the European League

Manchester United will meet Actual Betis, and Arsenal will play in opposition to Sporting Lisbon within the spherical of 16 of the European League.

Elsewhere, Juventus will play with Freiburg, whereas Sevilla will face Fenerbahce.

United certified for the spherical of 16 after a heart-wrenching draw in opposition to Barcelona within the play-off spherical. They drew the primary leg at Barcelona 2-2 after which got here from behind at Previous Trafford on Thursday to win 2-1 and e-book their place within the subsequent spherical.

Arsenal didn’t must play within the play-off spherical of the Europa League after profitable their group. Mikel Arteta’s aspect are prime of the desk after profitable 5 of their six group matches.

In the meantime, Shakhtar continued their spectacular European run this season with a penalty shootout victory in France on Thursday. Shakhtar and Rennes received their residence matches 2-1, whereas the Ukrainian champions received 5-4 on penalties. They had been rewarded with a draw in opposition to Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord.

The complete Europa League spherical of 16 draw

  • Union Berlin vs Union Saint-Gilloise
  • Sevilla vs Fenerbahce
  • Juventus vs Freiburg
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
  • Sporting Lisbon vs Arsenal
  • Manchester United and Actual Betis
  • Roma in opposition to Actual Sociedad
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord

What time is the spherical of 16 of the European League?

Not like the Champions League, all of the spherical of 16 matches within the Europa League will probably be performed on the identical night time. The primary matches are scheduled to happen on Thursday, March 9, and the return matches are scheduled to happen one week later, on Thursday, March 16.

Arsenal have a comparatively good schedule round these dates. They host Bournemouth on Saturday 4 March after which journey to Fulham – one other London membership – between the legs of their European fixture in opposition to Sporting.

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After the second leg in North London, they host Crystal Palace on Sunday, March nineteenth. So Mikel Arteta’s males received’t be doing a lot touring round their European commitments.

United, however, don’t have it really easy. They traveled to Liverpool on Sunday 5 March – simply 4 days earlier than the primary leg at Previous Trafford – and hosted Southampton on Saturday 11 March. On Sunday, March nineteenth.

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