Friday, 26 February 2016
Europa League: Man Utd to face Liverpool in round of 16
Manchester United will face Liverpool in the Europa League round of 16.
United defeated FC Midtjylland 5 – 1 on Thursday night to return a 2 – 1 first leg defeat while Liverpool progressed after defeating German team Augsburg 1 – 0 at Anfield.
Other clashes would see FC Porto of Portugal face-off against Tottenham Hotspurs.
In other clashes involving teams from the same country, Gary Neville’s Valencia would face 2012 Europa League finalist Athletic Bilbao.
The games will be played on Thursday, 10 and 17 March.
The winner of the tournament qualify for next season’s Champions League.