Manchester United and Arsenal face tricky tasks as the UEFA Europa League hopefuls learned who they will face for a place in the quarter-finals.
Manchester United will face Betis, Sporting CP await Arsenal and six-time winners Sevilla meet unbeaten Fenerbahçe in the UEFA Europa League round of 16 following Friday’s draw at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
Who plays who in the Europa League last 16?
Union Berlin vs Union Saint-Gilloise
Sevilla vs Fenerbahçe
Juventus vs Freiburg
Leverkusen vs Ferencváros
Sporting CP vs Arsenal
Man United vs Betis
Roma vs Real Sociedad
Shakhtar vs Feyenoord
When is the Europa League round of 16?
The first legs are scheduled for 9 March, with the second legs a week later on 16 March. Fixtures will appear above once confirmed.
How did the Europa League round of 16 draw work?
The draw featured 16 teams. The eight Europa League group stage winners were placed in the seeded pot; the eight sides advancing from the knockout round play-offs were in the unseeded pot.
One side was drawn from each, with seeded sides playing the return legs at home. Clubs from the same association could not be drawn against each other.
Seeded: Arsenal (ENG), Betis (ESP), Fenerbahçe (TUR), Ferencváros (HUN), Feyenoord (NED), Freiburg (GER), Real Sociedad (ESP), Union Saint-Gilloise (BEL)
Unseeded: Juventus (ITA), Leverkusen (GER), Man United (ENG), Roma (ITA), Sevilla (ESP), Shakhtar (UKR), Sporting CP (POR), Union Berlin (GER)
Is the Europa League round of 16 over two legs?
Ties take place over two legs, with seeded teams at home in the second legs. Ties level after 180 minutes will go to extra time irrespective of the number of goals each team has scored at home and away.
If the teams still cannot be separated after the additional 30 minutes, the tie goes to a penalty shoot-out.
What happens next?
The winners of the eight ties will advance to the quarter-finals, with the draw for that round and the semi-finals scheduled for 17 March. The losers are out of 2022/23 European competition.
Quarter and semi-final draw: 17 March
Quarter-finals: 13 & 20 April 2023
Semi-finals: 11 & 18 May 2023
Final: 31 May 2023 (Budapest)