Leverkusen and Union learn their opponents

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Leverkusen and Union learn their opponents

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Bayer Leverkusen and Union Berlin have learned their Europa League knockout round play-off opponents.

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Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0

Two German teams – Bayer Leverkusen and Union Berlin – have discovered their Europa League knockout round play-off opponents.
At today’s draw in Nyon, the eight Europa League group runners-up were drawn against the eight third-ranked teams from the Champions League group stages.

Coming from the Champions League, Bayer Leverkusen will now play AS Monaco. Union, who finished second in the Europa League group, were drawn against Dutch champions Ajax.

The Europa League knockout round draw in full:
FC Barcelona vs. Manchester United
Juventus vs. Nantes
Sporting CP vs. FC Midtjylland
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Stade Rennes
Ajax vs. Union Berlin
Bayer Leverkusen vs. AS Monaco
Sevilla vs. PSV
Salzburg vs. AS Roma

SC Freiburg are already through to the next stage of the tournament after winning their Europa League group.

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