UEFA Europa League: Manchester United play Real Sociedad, Tottenham face Wolfsberger in Round of 32 - watch live in India

English giants Manchester United drew Real Sociedad, Tottenham play Wolfsberger, and Arsenal face Benfica in the UEFA Europa League Round of 32. Watch UEL live.

By Rahul Venkat ·

Record Premier League champions Manchester United will play current La Liga leaders Real Sociedad in the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 as decided by the draw held in Nyon, Switzerland today.

Manchester United, UEL champions in 2016-17, were knocked out in the group stages in the UEFA Champions League after finishing third and will play in the UEFA Europa League for the rest of the season.

Current Premier League leaders Tottenham Hotspur drew Austrian team Wolfsberger in the UEL Round of 32. The in-form Tottenham will be chasing their first European trophy since 1983-84, when they won the UEFA Cup, while it is a maiden appearance in the UEFA Europa League knockouts for Wolfsberger. Football fans in India can watch the UEFA Europa League live in India.

Spurs’ north London rivals Arsenal, who went through the group stages with a 100 per cent win record, face record Portuguese champions Benfica. Arsenal came close to winning the UEL in 2018-19, before falling to fellow Londoners Chelsea.

The fourth English team in the UEL, Leicester City will play Czech team Slavia Prague in the Round of 32.

Italian giants AC Milan meanwhile face Serbian team FK Crvena Zvezda in their bid to win a first UEFA Europa League trophy. Milan have tasted a lot of success in Europe before, winning the UEFA Champions League seven times, the second-most in history.

UEFA Europa League draw, Round of 32 schedule

The first leg of the UEL Round of 32 fixtures will take place on February 18, with the second leg scheduled for a week later, on February 25. The kickoff times will be announced later.

Wolfsberger vs Tottenham Hotspur

Dynamo Kyiv vs Club Brugge

Real Sociedad vs Manchester United

Benfica vs Arsenal

FK Crvena Zvezda vs AC Milan

Royal Antwerp vs Rangers

Slavia Prague vs Leicester City

Red Bull Salzburg vs Villarreal

Braga vs Roma

Krasnodar vs Dinamo Zagreb

Young Boys vs Bayer Leverkusen

Molde vs Hoffenheim

Granada vs Napoli

Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Lille vs Ajax

Olympiacos vs PSV Eindhoven

What’s new in the UEFA Europa League?

The knock-out stages from quarter-finals of the 2019-20 edition of the UEFA Europa League were played as a single-legged tie in Germany’s Cologne, Düsseldorf, Duisburg and Gelsenkirchen. The competition will, however, revert to two-legged ties for this season.

UEFA has also decided to continue with the five-substitute rule for the new UEL season, which means can include 23 players in their squad for the competition.

Moreover, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will only be used from the knockout stages of the competition apart from allowing five substitutions, which has been in place since the group stages.

Where to watch the UEFA Europa League live in India?

Sony holds the broadcast rights for the UEFA Europa League in India. Select UEL matches will be telecast on the Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, Sony SIX and their respective HD TV channels in India.

Live streaming of UEL in India will be available on SonyLIV.