The UEFA Europa League round of 16 features a stellar cast of names with ten previous finalists – including three former winners – joined by dangerous hopefuls such as AC Milan, Lyon and Leipzig.

AC Milan v Arsenal

AC Milan (ITA)
Round of 32: 3-0(A), 1-0(H) v Ludogorets
Group stage: Group D winners (W3 D2 L1 F13 A6)
Top scorer in Europe: André Silva (6)
Form (all competitions; most recent first): WWWWDD
Domestic league position: 7th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals x2 (1972, 2002)


Watch stunning Boateng goal from 2012

Arsenal (ENG)
Round of 32: 3-0(A), 1-2(H) v Östersund
Group stage: Group H winners (W4 D1 L1 F14 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Sead Kolašinac (2); Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud (3) departed in January
Form: LWLWLW
Domestic league position: 6th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (2000)

Dortmund v Salzburg

Dortmund (GER)
Round of 32: 3-2(H), 1-1(A) v Atalanta
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group H (D2 L4 F7 A13)
Top scorer in Europe: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (4); of current players, Michy Batshuayi (2)
Form: DWWWWD
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1993, 2002)

Highlights: round of 16 flashback


Highlights: round of 16 flashback

Salzburg (AUT)
Round of 32: 2-2(A), 2-1(H) v Real Sociedad
Group stage: Group I winners (W3 D3 F7 A1)
Top scorer in Europe: Munas Dabbur (4)
Form: WWDWWD
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (1994)

Marseille v Athletic Club

Marseille (FRA)
Round of 32: 3-0(H), 0-1(A) v Braga
Group stage: Group I runners-up (W2 D2 L2 F4 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Valère Germain (2)
Form: LWWDWW
Domestic league position: 3rd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1999, 2004)

Watch stunning Athletic winner from 2016


Watch stunning Athletic winner from 2016

Athletic Club (ESP)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 1-2(H) v Spartak Moskva
Group stage: Group J winners (W3 D2 L1 F8 A5)
Top scorer in Europe: Aritz Aduriz (7)
Form: LLWDLD
Domestic league position: 14th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1977, 2012)

Atlético Madrid v Lokomotiv Moskva

Atlético Madrid (ESP)
Round of 32: 4-1(A), 1-0(H) v København
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group C (W1 D4 L1 F5 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Antoine Griezmann (3)
Form: WWWWWW
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners x2 (2010, 2012)

This is Lokomotiv's best #UEL season


This is Lokomotiv’s best #UEL season©AFP/Getty Images

Lokomotiv Moskva (RUS)
Round of 32: 3-2(A), 1-0(H) v Nice
Group stage: Group F winners (W3 D2 L1 F9 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Manuel Fernandes (6)
Form: WWWWWW
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Round of 16 (2018)

CSKA Moskva v Lyon

CSKA Moskva (RUS)
Round of 32: 0-0(A), 1-0(H) v Crvena zvezda
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group A (W3 L3 F8 A10)
Top scorer in Europe: Vitinho, Alan Dzagoev (2)
Form: WDLLWW
Domestic league position: 5th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners (2005)

Will Lyon reach the final on home soil?


Will Lyon reach the final on home soil?©Getty Images

Lyon (FRA)
Round of 32: 3-1(H), 1-0(A) v Villarreal
Group stage: Group E runners-up (W3 D2 L1 F11 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Bertrand Traoré (4)
Form: WDWLWL
Domestic league position: 4th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals (2017)

Lazio v Dynamo Kyiv

Lazio (ITA)
Round of 32: 0-1(A), 5-1(H) v FCSB
Group stage: Group K winners (W4 D1 L1 F12 A7)
Top scorer in Europe: Ciro Immobile (5)
Form: WWLLLD
Domestic league position: 4th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (1998)

Dynamo Kyiv beat AEK Athens in the round of 32


Dynamo Kyiv beat AEK Athens in the round of 32©AFP/Getty Images

Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Round of 32: 1-1(A), 0-0(H) v AEK
Group stage: Group B winners (W4 D1 L1 F15 A9)
Top scorer in Europe: Júnior Moraes (6)
Form: DWDDWW
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals (2009)

Leipzig v Zenit

Leipzig (GER)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 0-2(H) v Napoli
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group G (W2 D1 L3 F10 A11)
Top scorer in Europe: Timo Werner (5)
Form: LLWWWD
Domestic league position: 5th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Debut

2008 final highlights: Zenit overcome Rangers


2008 final highlights: Zenit overcome Rangers

Zenit (RUS)
Round of 32: 0-1(A), 3-0(H) v Celtic
Group stage: Group L winners (W5 D1 F17 A5)
Top scorer in Europe: Emiliano Rigoni, Aleksandr Kokorin (6)
Form: WLDWWL
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners (2008)

Sporting CP v Plzeň

Sporting CP (POR)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 3-3 (H) v Astana
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group D (W2 D1 L3 F8 A9)
Top scorer in Europe: Bruno Fernandes (4)
Form: DWWWLW
Domestic league position: 3rd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (2005)

Plzeň (CZE)
Round of 32: 1-1(A), 2-0(H) v Partizan
Group stage: Group G winners (W4 L2 F13 A8)
Top scorer in Europe: Michael Krmenčík, Marek Bakoš (4)
Form: WDDWWD
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Round of 16 x2 (2013, 2014)


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