UEFA Europa League – Round of 16 – 2nd Leg

The final 8 teams in the UEFA Europa League

  1. Celta Vigo (Spain)
  2. Besiktas (Turkey)
  3. Genk (Belgium)
  4. Anderlecht (Belgium)
  5. Schalke 04 (Germany)
  6. Lyon (France)
  7. Manchester United (England)
  8. Ajax (Netherlands)

March 16, 2017

Krasnodar      0-2     Celta Vigo

                                                 Hugo Mallo 52’
                                                 Iago Aspas 80’


After getting a ‘2-1’ win in the first leg, Celta finished the job away at Krasnodar by scoring the same amount of goal while denying the home team another.  


Besiktas           4-1        Olympiacos

Vincent Aboubakar 10’          Tarik Elyounoussi 31’
Ryan Babel 22’ 75’
Cenk Tosun 84’       

Besiktas v Olympiacos - UEFA Europa League : News Photo

Besiktas did the job at home after a ‘1-1’ draw in the first leg.  

Besiktas used home advantage to knock Olympiacos out of the 2016/17 Europa League.



Genk            1-1            Gent

Timothy Castagne 20’         Louis Verstraete 84’


Genk’s healthy 5-2 away victory in the first leg had the fixture wrapped up before the opening whistle.


Anderlecht         1-0         APOEL

Frank Acheampong 65’

Rsc Anderlecht v Apoel Nicosia - UEFA Europa League : News Photo

Anderlecht repeated the first leg score to move on into the quarterfinals of the competition.


Monchengladbach       2-2     Schalke 04

Andreas Christensen 26’                       Leon Goetz 54’
Mahmoud Dahoud 45’+2’                     Nabil Bentaleb 68’

Borussia Moenchengladbach v FC Schalke 04 - UEFA Europa League Round of 16: Second Leg : News Photo

Aggregate score of ‘3-3’.

Schalke moved on into the quarterfinals by coming from two goals down to get the all important away goals.


Roma             2-1      Lyon

Kevin Strootman 17’         Mouctar Diakhaby 16’
Lucas Tousart 60’(o.g)

AS Roma v Olympique Lyonnais - UEFA Europa League Round of 16: Second Leg : News Photo

A ‘2-1’ home victory was not enough for Roma to reverse the damage done in the first leg.

Lyon moves on to the quarterfinals.


Manchester United   1-0       Rostov

Juan Mata 70’

Manchester United v FK Rostov - UEFA Europa League Round of 16: Second Leg : News Photo

Juan Mata sealed the victory after scoring the only goal against a defensive Rostov.


Ajax             2-0         Copenhagen

Bertrand Traore 23’
Kasper Dolberg 45’+3’(pen)

UEFA Europa League'Ajax v FC Kopenhagen' : News Photo
Ajax got two first half goals to overturn a ‘2-1’ defeat away at Copenhagen.

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