Europa League Draw News

Europa League

By Andrew Hyslop

  • Quarter-finals will played on Thursday April 13 and Thursday April 20
  • Manchester United are four games away from the final in Stockholm

After defeating FC Rostov 2-1 on aggregate in the last sixteen of the Europa League, Manchester United have been drawn against Belgium side Anderlecht in the quarter-finals.

The tie will be played on two legs in April. The first-leg will take place in Belgium on April 13 with the return at Old Trafford a week later.

The two sides have faced each other six times previously, with all six games coming in the European Cup/Champions League.

Manchester United hold the upper hand with four wins from the six games. With Anderlecht winning the other two games.

Manchester United famously defeated Anderlecht 10-0 in 1956 under the management of Sir Matt Busby. Goals in that game came from Dennis Viollet(4), Tommy Taylor(3), Liam Whelan(2) and Johnny Berry.

Rest Of The Draw

Celta Vigo v Genk

Ajax v Schalke

Lyon v Besiktas

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