Manchester United draw Club Bruges in first Europa League knockout stage

Manchester United draw Club Bruges in first Europa League knockout stage

Manchester United have been drawn against Belgian side Club Bruges in the Europa League round of 32.

FC Bruges are currently leading the Belgian First Division A. The clubs’ only previous encounter was in the 2015 Champions League, when United won 4-0 in Bruges and 3-1 at Old Trafford

As a seeded team, United will play the first leg away on 20th February and the second leg at Old Trafford a week later on the 27th. The final will be played in Gdansk, Poland on Wednesday, May 27th.

If the Reds progress, they could face Romelu Lukaku’s Inter Milan, Ajax, FC Porto, Benfica or fellow English clubs Arsenal or Wolves.

The full round of 32 draw is as follows:

Wolves (ENG) vs. Espanyol (ESP)

Sporting CP (POR) vs. Istanbul Basaksehir (TUR)

Getafe (ESP) vs. Ajax (NED)

Bayer Leverkusen (GER) vs. FC Porto (POR)

FC Copenhagen (DEN) vs. Celtic (SCO)

Apoel (CYP) vs. FC Basel (SWI)

CFR 1907 Cluj vs. Sevilla (ESP)

Olympiacos (GRE) vs. Arsenal (ENG)

AZ Alkmaar (NED) vs. Lask (AUT)

Club Brugge (BEL) vs. Manchester United (ENG)

Eintract Frankfurt (GER) vs. FC Salzburg (AUT)

Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) vs. Benfica (POR)

Rangers (SCO) vs. Sporting Braga (POR)

Wolfsburg (GER) vs. Malmo (SWE)

Roma (ITA) vs. KAA Gent (BEL)

Ludgorets (BUL) vs. Inter Milan (ITA)

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