Arsenal drawn against European giants in next round of Europa League
Arsenal have been drawn against one of the most successful European clubs of all time in the next round of the Europa League.
Arsene Wenger will take his players to the San Siroon March 8 for the first leg of their Round of 16 fixture against AC Milan.
The Gunners’ home leg will take place on March 15 and it will require a lot more than Wenger’s sides howed on Thursday night, when they scraped past Swedishmin nows Ostersund on aggregate to progress.
Arsenal claimed a 3-0 victory last week but were given an almighty scare in the return leg as they fell to a2-1 defeat to the visitors.
Arsenal vs. ACMilan standsoutastheglamour tieof thenext round, given the illustrious history of both clubs, but neither look closeto recapturing theglory daysin theforeseeable future.
It’s sixthin thePremierLeague againstseventh in SerieA butit should bepointed out that AC Milan are in themidst of aterrific run,having gone unbeatenin 11 consecutive games under themotivationalmanagement of Gennaro Gattuso.
Europa League last-16 draw in full:
Lazio v Dynamo Kiev
RB Leipzig v ZenitSt Petersburg
Atletico Madrid v Lokomotiv Moscow
CSKA Moscow v Lyon
Marseille v Athletic Bilbao
Sporting Lisbon v ViktoriaPlzen
Borussia Dortmund v Red BullSalzburg
ACMilan v Arsenal