By Chris King • 26 February 2021 • 2:59
Granada and Villarreal Learn Their Europa League 2021 Last 16 Opponents.
EUROPA LEAGUE 2021 Round-Up for round of 32, Thursday 25 February
Here, in brief, are the results of the round of 32 of the Europa League 2021, on Thursday, 25 February, en route to the final in Gdansk Stadium in Gdańsk, Poland, on May 2021.
Manchester United drew 0-0 with Real Sociedad at Old Trafford to seal a 4-0 aggregate triumph, but fellow Premier League side Leicester City failed to make it into the next stage, losing 2-0 at home to Slavia Prague, while Tottenham sailed through as convincing 8-1 winners over two legs.
AC Milan and Red Star Belgrade drew 2-2 in Serbia last week, and tonight in the San Siro a 1-1 draw saw the Italians go through on away goals.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a late winner as Arsenal edged out Benfica in Athens, winning 4-3 on aggregate.
Roma joined their Serie A counterparts in the next phase after they completed a 5-1 aggregate victory over Braga of Portugal.
Dutch giants Ajax booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-1 victory against Lille from France, having won by the same score last week, going through 4-2 on aggregate.
Olympiacos substitute Ahmed Mahgoub was their hero as his late goal knocked out PSV Eindhoven 5-4 on aggregate.
La Liga’s Villarreal cruised to a 4-1 aggregate win over Red Bull Salzburg of Austria.
Rangers are on fire in Europe and romped to a 9-5 aggregate win over Belgium’s Royal Antwerp.
Elsewhere, Swedish club Molde beat Hoffenheim of Germany, and Shakhtar Donetsk defeated Maccabi Tel-Aviv of Israel. Likewise, Young Boys of Switzerland, Dynamo Kyiv, and Dinamo Zagreb will also be in the hat for Friday’s last 16 draw.
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