The second leg ties of the Europa League round of thirty two fixtures were rounded up yesterday and today the round of sixteen fixtures were drawn. Teams will now have to see their opponents in the next stage of the competition. See the full draw here:
Arsenal had a come back from behind to defeat benfica in order to qualify for the Europa League round of sixteen fixtures. Aubamenyang was Arsenal's star yesterday as he led his team to victory. Aubamenyang scored twice from Bukoya saka's assist and Kieran Tierney scored as well, as Arsenal got past Benfica winning 4-3 on aggregate. Initially both teams held a 1-1 draw in the first leg, Benfica played really well but Arsenal somehow snatched victory from them.
Arsenal will face Olympiakos, one of the toughest teams we've seen in the Europa League so far. Olympiakos qualified for the Europa League round of sixteen after they won Netherlands side PSV 5-4 on aggregate. Olympiakos have been performing well in both leagues matches and their European competition fixtures. Arsenal will have to buckle up against this Olympiakos side, the last time they met Arsenal really had a great record against them.
Manchester United booked a place in the Europa League round of sixteen fixtures after they won Real Sociedad 4-0 on aggregate. Manchester United held a goalless draw with Real Sociedad in the second leg but they already had it under control as they won 4-0 in the first leg fixture. Manchester United were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League group stage after they failed to secure a first or second spot. Luckily for Manchester United, they got to the Europa League and so far they've been performing well.
Now Manchester United will face Serie A giants AC Milan, this will not be an easy task for Ole Gunnar Solskjær's side as AC Milan have been performing well in both the Europa League and the Italian Serie as well. AC Milan qualified for the round of sixteen fixture after won through away goals. Manchester United will have to buckle up for this one as AC Milan has recognized European stars like Ibrahimobic and Franck kessie.
What do you think will be the outcome of this match? Can Manchester United get past AC Milan in the Europa League round of sixteen fixture next month? How well will Arsenal do against Olympiakos.
Content created and supplied by: RLupdates (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More