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Europa League last 16 draw: dates, fixtures, teams

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Barcelona's midfielder Frenkie de Jong celebrates after scoring a goal 0-2 during the UEFA Europa League, Play-off, 2nd leg football match between SSC Napoli and FC Barcelona on February 24, 2022 at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples, Italy

Europa League & Conference League last 16 draws: as they happened

Europa League last 16 draw in full

Rangers vs Crvena zvezda

SC Braga vs AS Monaco

FC Porto vs Lyon

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen

Sevilla FC vs West Ham

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray

RB Leipzig vs Spartak Moscow

Real Betis vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Europa Conference League last 16 draw in full

Marseille vs FC Basel

Leicester City vs Stade Rennais

PAOK FC vs KAA Gent

Vitesse vs AS Roma

PSV Eindhoven vs FC Copenhagen

SK Slavia Praha vs LASK 

Bodø/Glimtvs AZ Alkmaar

FK Partizan Belgrade vs Feyenoord

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All 16 teams have been drawn!

FK Partizan Belgrade vs Feyenoord

Bodø/Glimt vs AZ Alkmaar

SK Slavia Praha vs LASK 

PSV Eindhoven vs FC Copenhagen

Vitesse vs AS Roma

PAOK FC vs KAA Gent

Leicester City vs Stade Rennais

Marseille vs FC Basel

Last 16 dates

The first legs will be held on March 10, with the second legs on March 17.

Albania is hosting this year's final and Altin Lala is on hand to help with the draw. He is a former Albanian captain.

Giorgio Marchetti expresses heartfelt solidarity with the people of Ukraine and asks for peace. 

The Europa League draw threw up some tasty ties. Let's hope for more of the same here!

We're back with Pedro Pinto in Nyon for the second draw of the day.

Unseeded sides

Bodø/Glimt 
Leicester City 
Marseille 
PAOK 
Partizan 
PSV Eindhoven 
Slavia Prague 
Vitesse

Seeded sides

AZ Alkmaar
Basel
Copenhagen
Feyenoord
Gent
LASK
Rennes
Roma

Leicester City have their name in the hat

Up next: UEFA Europa Conference League

We'll have all the ties from the Europa Conference League for you very shortly.

Real Betis vs Eintracht Frankfurt

RB Leipzig vs Spartak Moscow

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen

SC Braga vs AS Monaco

Rangers vs Crvena zvezda

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray

Barcelona host the Turkish giants in the first leg on March 10.

Porto vs Lyon

Plenty of European experience in this one. Porto have won the competition on two occasions, when it was the UEFA Cup and as the Europa League. 

Sevilla vs West Ham

This was not the draw West Ham were looking for, facing the Europa League specialists in the last 16. Sevilla are second in LaLiga and will be favourites to go through to the quarter-finals. 

The Europa League Conference draw begins in just over 30 minutes and we'll be bringing you all the ties from it, so don't go away!

And there we have it, some very interesting last 16 draws today!

Real Betis vs Eintracht Frankfurt

RB Leipzig vs Spartak Moscow

FC Barcelona vs Galatasaray

Sevilla FC vs West Ham

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen

FC Porto vs Lyon

SC Braga vs AS Monaco

Next out we have SC Braga

Rangers will play Crvena zvezda (Red Star Belgrade)

Marchetti spins the balls and picks out...

Rangers 

The draw is going to start!

A special mention for West Ham, who have reached this round of the competition for the first time in their history. 

Former Sevilla goalkeeper Andrés Palop is welcomed on stage. This year's final will be held in Seville. 

Pinto has welcomed Giorgio Marchetti on stage.

Marchetti expresses his solidarity with the people of Ukraine at this 'difficult time for Europe'. 

Pedro Pinto has opened the draw in Switzerland today! 

They have started the ceremony with a look back at all of the sides left in the competition. 

And we're underway in Nyon!

Europa League last 16 over two legs

Ties take place over two legs, with seeded teams (the UEFA Europa League group winners) at home in the second legs.

The first legs will take place on 10 March, though Porto and Betis will play the first legs at home on Wednesday 9 March (kick-off 18:45 CET) to avoid a clash with Braga and Sevilla, repectively.

The second legs take place on 17 March.

The ceremony at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, begins in five minutes. 

Leverkusen in last 16

Spanish sides fancy their chances

We'll be going live to Nyon shortly!

We're now approaching the business end of the season and there are some big names left in the Europa League. 

Europa League specialists Sevilla are joined by their neighbours Real Betis in today's draw. Barcelona are starting to come strong under Xavi, scoring eight goals in their last two fixtures.

Premier League side West Ham will fancy their chances of progressing too. 

Stade de France

Paris to host UCL final

France will host this season's Champions League final after Saint Petersburg was stripped of the match due to Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, UEFA announced this morning.

It will be played at the Stade de France on May 28, European football's governing body (UEFA) said, and they also announced that Russian and Ukrainian clubs and national teams competing in international competitions must play home matches at neutral venues 'until further notice'.

(Photo by Franck Fife / AFP)

When will the round of 16 draw take place?

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The draw for the UEFA Europa League round of 16 will take place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland at 12pm CET / 6am ET on Friday 25 February 2022.

Key Europa League dates

March 10 & 17: Round of 16

March 18 (13pm CET time): Quarter-final & Semi-final draw

April 7 &14: Quarter-finals

April 28 and May 5: Semi-finals

May 18: Final (Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán Stadium, Seville, Spain)

How the draw works...

The eight sides who won their Europa League group will be seeded and drawn against the eight sides who won their play-off tie.

No team can play a club from their own country.

The sides who ran out group winners in their respective Europa League groups will play the second leg of their last 16 tie at home.

Barcelona advance to last 16

Xavi's Barcelona side beat Napoli 4-2 on Thursday to advance to the last 16 of the Europa League, winning 5-3 on aggregate. 

You can read all about it here

Official statement from UEFA

UEFA have released an official statement regarding the change in venue for this year's UCL final.

"The UEFA Executive Committee decided to relocate the final of the 2021/22 UEFA Men’s Champions League from Saint Petersburg to Stade de France in Saint-Denis. The game will be played as initially scheduled on Saturday 28 May at 21:00 CET.

"UEFA wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to French Republic President Emmanuel Macron for his personal support and commitment to have European club football’s most prestigious game moved to France at a time of unparalleled crisis. Together with the French government, UEFA will fully support multi-stakeholder efforts to ensure the provision of rescue for football players and their families in Ukraine who face dire human suffering, destruction and displacement."

Unseeded teams | Last 16 draw

There are eight unseeded teams:

Atalanta (ITA)

Barcelona (ESP)

Braga (POR)

Porto (POR)

Rangers (SCO)

Real Betis (ESP)

RB Leipzig (GER)

Sevilla (ESP)

Seeded teams | Last 16 draw

There are eight seeded teams:

Red Star Belgrade (SRB)

Eintracht Frankfurt (GER)

Galatasaray (TUR)

Bayer Leverkusen (GER)

Lyon (FRA)

Monaco (FRA)

Spartak Moscow (RUS)

West Ham United (ENG)

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