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UEL Draw: United Face Rostov Test In Round Of 16
. Europa League round of 16 draw pairings
English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United have been drawn against Russian side FC Rostov after the draws for the UEFA Europa League (UEL) Round of 16 took place earlier today.
Jose Mourinho’s team will make the long trip to Russia for the first leg but they crucially have the advantage of the second leg at Old Trafford.
In the pick of the other draws, Gent’s reward for eliminating English side Tottenham Hotspur is a round of 16 meeting with fellow Belgian club Genk while two German clubs namely Schalke 04 and Borussia Moenchengladbach have been drawn together as well. French side Olympique Lyon will face Italian side AS Roma in another mouth-watering tie.
The first leg of the round of 16 ties will take place on the 9th of March, 2017 with the second leg expected a week later (March 16, 2017).
Full Round of 16 Fixtures:
Lyon (France) vs. Roma (Italy)
Rostov (Russia) vs. Manchester United (England)
Schalke 04 (Germany) vs. Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany)
Gent (Belgium) vs. Genk (Belgium)
FC Copenhagen (Denmark) vs. Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Celta Vigo (Spain) vs. FC Krasnodar (Russia)
Apoel Nicosia (Cyprus) vs. Anderletch (Belgium)
Olympiakos (Greece) vs. Besiktas (Turkey)