Arsenal to face Italian giants! And more from the Europa League draw

Arsene Wenger’s men are to face the team that eliminated them from Champions League in 2012 playing the second leg in Emirates stadium.Arsenal have been drawn against Serie A side AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League.

The Gunners who stumbled to get past Ostersunds,losing to them 2- in the 2nd leg after seating with a 3 goal advantage. Arsenal, despite being beaten 2-1 on the night , they advanced through 4-2 on aggregate.

Milan, meanwhile, were comfortable winners over two legs as they claimed a 4-0 aggreage win over Ludogorets – Fabio Borini scoring the only goal of the night at San Siro in the return meeting on February 22.

Europa League last 16 draw in full

Match First Leg Second Leg
Lazio vs Dynamo Kyiv March 8 March 15
RB Leipzig vs Zenit March 8 March 15
Atletico Madrid vs Lokomotiv Moscow March 8 March 15
CSKA Moscow vs Lyon March 8 March 15
Marseille vs Athletic Bilbao March 8 March 15
Sporting CP vs Viktoria Plzen March 8 March 15
Dortmund vs Salzburg March 8 March 15
AC Milan vs Arsenal March 8 March 15

*Dates and times subject to change.

Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund will face Red Bull Salzburg and Atlético Madrid take on Lokomotiv Moscow. Lazio meet Dynamo Kyiv, RB Leipzig have been drawn against  Zenit St Petersburg, CSKA Moscow face Lyon – who will be hosting this year’s final – while fellow Ligue 1 side Marseille will enter tain Athletic Bilbao and Sporting battles against Viktoria Plzen.

 

Sayantan Chandra

Chief Editor of Football News World

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