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26.02.2021 Football News

Europa League Round 16: Partey’s Arsenal to face Olympiacos, AC Milan drawn against Manchester Utd

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Europa League Round 16: Partey’s Arsenal to face Olympiacos, AC Milan drawn against Manchester Utd
LISTEN FEB 26, 2021

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey and his Arsenal side will face Olympiacos in the Round 16 stage of the Uefa Europa League competition after seeing off Benfica in the Round of 32.

The Londoners overcame a scare on Thursday night when they rallied from 2-1 down to defeat the Portuguese giants 3-2 to win 4-3 on aggregate at the end of the tie.

On the matchday, midfielder Thomas Partey climbed from the bench to marshal the midfield of Arsenal to help the side cruise to the needed triumph.

At the end of the Round of 16 draw in Nyon today, the English Premier League side has been paired against Greek giants Olympiacos Piraeus.

In the other pairings, Manchester United has been drawn against rejuvenated AC Milan with Ajax set to face Swiss Super League outfit Young Boys.

Below is the full outcome of today’s draw for the Uefa Europa League Round of 16:

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The first leg of the Round of 16 matches will be played on March 11, 2021, and the second leg a week later.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Journalist

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