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Europa League round of 16 draw: Everything you need to know

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he Uefa Europa League knockout stages are in full swing, with the round of 32 concluding this evening.

Three more Premier League teams were in action tonight, and Arsenal joined Spurs in the next round after fighting back to beat Benfica 3-2 on the night, and 4-3 on aggregate.

Elsewhere, Manchester United breezed through against Real Sociedad 4-0 on aggregate, while Leicester City were dumped out at home by Slavia Prague.

Having sealed a dramatic late 4-3 away win last time out, Rangers scored more at Ibrox as they saw off Antwerp 5-2 to win 9-5 on aggregate.

Here is everything you need to know about the Europa League round of 16 draw…

When is the Europa League round of 16 draw?

The Europa League draw takes place on Friday, 26 February at Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

What time is the Europa League round of 16 draw?

The draw will commence at 12pm GMT.

How to watch the draw on TV and online

The draw will be free to live stream on Uefa’s website. The draw will also be televised live in the UK on BT Sport 2. BT subscribers can also watch online via the BT Sport app and website.

Which teams are left in the Europa League?

Draw rules and procedures

While the round-of-32 draw saw teams from the same countries, groups and seeding ranks kept apart, there are no restrictions this time around – and that means Arsenal, Spurs and Man United could face each other.

Round of 16 fixture dates

Quarter-finals: 8/15 April

Semi-finals: 29 April/6 May

When is the Europa League quarter-final draw?

The draw for the last eight takes place on Friday, 19 March – a day after the last-16 second legs.


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