The Europa League returns to action with four round of 16 matches apiece on Wednesday and Thursday. Six of the eight matchups are second-leg affairs, while two games are straight one-off matches for a spot in the quarterfinals after the planned first legs in March were called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The action kicks off Wednesday with Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Wolfsburg and Copenhagen vs. Istanbul Basaksehir at 12:55 p.m. ET, followed by Manchester United vs. LASK and Inter Milan vs. Getafe at 3 p.m. ET. Then on Thursday, it's Sevilla vs. Roma and Bayer Leverkusen vs. Rangers at 12:55 p.m. ET, followed by Basel vs. Eintracht Frankfurt and Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Olympiacos.
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