February 26, 2021 – The draw for the Last 16 in the Europa League pits 2017 champions Manchester United against Italian heavyweights AC Milan, and Olympiacos against Arsenal, in a repeat of their Last 32 clash in 2020. Other notable ties of the round include Roma versus Shakhtar Donetsk, Villarreal taking on Dynamo Kyiv, and knock-out stage debutants Granada and Molde facing-off for a berth in the quarter-finals. The matches begin on March 11.
The 2020-21 UEFA Europa League is the 50th season of Europe’s secondary club football tournament.
The season culminates with the final at the Stadion Energa Gdańsk in Poland on May 26, 2021.
The winners of the tournament automatically qualify for the 2020-21 Champions League group stage, and earn the right to play against the winners of the 2020-21 Champions League in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup.
Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national league and cup competitions.