Europa League Round 32 Second Leg Fixtures To Watch
The UEFA Europa League round of 16 line-up will be decided today, with some huge sides battling to reach the next round of the competition. Here are matches to watch.
Arsenal Vs. BATE
Bate pulled off the biggest shock last week, beating Arsenal; 1-0 in Belarus. Impressive, but a sterner test awaits in London. Can Aleksandr Hleb, the 37-year-old who played for the Gunners from 2005 – 08, help his side to a famous upset?
Eintracht Frankfurt Vs Shakhtar Donestk
Shakhtar go to Germany to take on UEFA Europa League entertainers Eintracht Frankfurt. The pressure will be on the visitors after the first installment ended 2-2, but given they played 79 minutes with ten men there’s room for optimism.
Dinamo Zagreb Vs. Viktoria Plzen
Dinamo Zagreb have struggled for fluency since their winter break though they will be confident of overturning a 2-1 deficit against Plzen on home turf, where they are unbeaten in 11 games.
Real Betis Vs Stade Rennes
Real Betis and Rennes cooked up a treat in France last week, sharing six goals despite the Spaniards enjoying 75% possession. Look forward to a thrilling encounter.
Chelsea Vs. Malmo
Armed with a 2-1 win from the first leg in Southern Sweden, Chelsea are well placed to reach the UEFA Europa Lague round of 16 at the expense of visitors Malmo as they bid to repeat their trophy triumph of six years ago.
Benfica Vs. Galatasaray
Benfica eked out a 2-1 victory at Galatasaray and are now out to secure progress as the Turkish side visit Lisbon.
The record champions of Portugal, have the edge over their Turkish counterparts Galatasaray as they return to Lisbon with a 2-1 victory from the first leg in Istanbul.
Zenit Vs. Fenerbahce
Russia Premier League leaders Zenit will need to maintain their perfect home run in Europe this season if they are to reach the round of 16 following a 1-0 first leg defeat against a Fenerbahce side still to concede in Istanbul in this UEFA Europa League campaign but less secure on their travails.
Valencia Vs. Celtic
Celtic has a difficult task as they look to overturn a 2-0 home defeat when they visit Valencia today. Valencia has never lost any of the 15 UEFA ties in which they have won away in the first leg.
Dynamo Kyiv Vs Olympiacos
Dynamo Kyiv ended with honours even in Piraeus as the visitors twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw that should provide them with encouragement for the 2nd leg in the Ukrainian capital.
Genk Vs Slavia Praha
After a goalless first leg in Prague, Genk and Slavia Praha meet again in north-eastern Belgium to decide which of the two clubs, who are both leading their domestic leagues despite defeats away to their closest rivals last weekend, will progress through to the UEFA Europa League round of 16.