Europa League last-16 draw guide for Arsenal and the rest

  • Europa League last-16 draw starts on Friday 23rd February at 12pm (GMT)
  • No seedings or country protection so last-16 will all be in the same bowl
  • Follow Sportsmail LIVE commentary of the Europa League draw on Friday 

Harry Olsen For Mailonline

With the Europa League round of 32 first and second leg now complete, we now look to the next stage of the European competition.

On Friday 23rd February, the Europa league last-16 draw will commence to determine who Arsenal, AC Milan, Atletico MadridBorussia Dortmund and the rest will face.

Sportsmail have compiled all the information you need to know ahead of the Europa League last-16 draw including dates, times, channel, who’s qualified and which teams were knocked out in the last-32.

Sixteen sides have made it one step closer to claiming the UEFA Europa League trophy

Sixteen sides have made it one step closer to claiming the UEFA Europa League trophy

Sixteen sides have made it one step closer to claiming the UEFA Europa League trophy

When and where is the draw?

The round of 16 draw will take place Friday 23rd February at 12:00(GMT) in Nyon, Switzerland.

For our European and American readers you can catch the action at 13:00 (CET) and 07:00 (EST).

Europa League Last-32 Casualty List

  • Celtic*
  • Napoli* 
  • Red Star Belgrade
  • Nice
  • Copenhagen
  • Ostersunds 
  • Ludogorets
  • Braga 
  • FCSB 
  • Astana 
  • Villarreal  
  • AEK Athens
  • Partizan 
  • Real Sociedad 
  • Spartak Moscow*
  • Red Bull 
  • Atalanta

Who’s qualified for the UEFA Europa League round of 16?

  • AC Milan
  • Arsenal
  • Borussia Dortmund*
  • Athletic Bilbao 
  • Atletico Madrid* 
  • Marseille
  • CSKA Moscow*
  • Dynamo Kyiv
  • Lazio
  • Lokomotiv Moscow
  • RB Leipzig*
  • Plzen 
  • Red Bull Salzburg
  • Sporting Lisbon*
  • Lyon
  • Zenit St Petersburg

*Transfer from Champions League

How can I watch the draw?

You can watch live coverage of the Europa League round of 16 draw on UEFA website or on UEFA’s social media channels via Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

You can get the latest updates from Sportsmail’s LIVE commentary, as the results of the draw are announced.

How does the Europa League round of 16 draw work?

There are no seedings for the draw and will all be placed in one bowl. First team picked from the draw will host the first leg of their last-16 tie.

All teams can face each other with the exception of Ukraine and Russia. 

When will Europa League last-16 start? 

The exact fixtures will be announced after the draw but they will be played on Thursday 8th and 15th March at 18:00(GMT) and 20:05(GMT).

Europa League Key Dates 
Matches Draws
Round of 16:
First Leg – Thursday 8th March 2018
Second Leg – Thursday 15th March 2018
Quarter Final Draw – Friday 16th March 2018
Quarter Final:
First Leg – Thursday 5th April 2018
Second Leg – Thursday 12th April 2018 
Semi Final Draw – Friday 13th April 2018
Semi Final:
First Leg – Thursday 26th April 2018
Second Leg – Thursday 3rd May 2018
Wednesday 16th May 2018
Venue:  Stade de Lyon, Lyon

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