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EUROPA LEAGUE RESULTS AS ARSENAL CRASHES OUT

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Arsenal were sent crashing out of the Europa League on away goals after Olympiakos stunned Mikel Arteta’s side with a 2-1 victory (2-2 on aggregate) to book their place in the last 16.

While united cruise to a 5-0 thumping of Club Brugge (6-1 on aggregate)

Nuno’s Wolves lost to Espanyol 3-2 but were the winners of the night having won 4-0 at molineux (3-6 on aggregate)

Others results includes

Basel 1- 0 Apoel (5-0 on aggregate)

Fc Porto 1- 3 Bayer Leverkusen (2-5 on aggregate)

Gent 1-1 Roma (1-2 on aggregate)

Istanbul 4-1 Sporting CP (4-3 on aggregate)

LASK 2-0 AZ (3-1 on aggregate)

Malmo 0-3 Wolfsburg (1-5 on aggregate)

Ajax 2-1 Getafe (2-3 on aggregate)

Benfica 3-3 Shakhtar Donesk (4-5 on aggregate)

Celtic 1-3 FC Copenhagen (2-4 on aggregate)

Inter 2-1 Ludogorets (4-1 on aggregate)

Sevilla 0-0 CFR Cluj (1-1 on aggregate)

Some facts in this round

Manchester United are unbeaten in their past 13 home Europa League games (W11 D2) since losing to Marcelo Bielsa’s Athletic Bilbao in March 2012.

Club Bruges have never won an away European match in England (including qualifiers), drawing two and losing 11 of 13 visits.

United have won more penalties (15) and scored more penalties (11) in all competitions this season than any other Premier League side.

The Red Devils have won a European game by a five-goal margin for the first time since November 2013 (5-0 v Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League group stage).

Bruno Fernandes is the first Portuguese player to net in consecutive appearances for United in all competitions since Nani in April 2012.

Odion Ighalo is the first African player to score for United in all competitions since Eric Bailly in August 2017 against Swansea in the Premier League.

No player has provided more Europa League assists than Juan Mata (13, level with Czech midfielder Borek Dockal).

Fred netted two goals and assisted one in the game, after managing just one goal and three assists in his previous 59 United appearances.

The round of 16 fixtures comes up on Friday 28th of February

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