Europa League Round of 16 preview: Lisandro Martínez, Alejandro Garnacho


The Europa League Round of 16 continues on Thursday with 15 Argentine players remaining.

The big match of the week is Manchester United, with Lisandro Martínez and Alejandro Garnacho, hosting FC Barcelona. The first match ended 2-2 and there is all to play for on Thursday.

Nicolás Capaldo scored last week in the Europa League. The 24 year old scored for RB Salzburg in their 1-0 win vs. AS Roma. He will be up against Paulo Dybala.

Gonzalo Montiel, Marcos Acuña, Erik Lamela and Lucas Ocampos have a 3-0 lead against Walter Benítez and PSV. Lucas Ocampos scored for Sevilla in the first match.

Leandro Paredes, Ángel Di María and Matías Soulé are away against Nantes. The first match ended 1-1 in Italy. Exequiel Palacios and Bayer Leverkusen are away against Monaco after losing the first match 3-2 in Germany.

Mateo Tanlongo and Sporting are away against Midtjylland following a 1-1 draw. Gerónimo Rulli and Ajax are away against Union Berlin, after a scoreless draw in the first match. Here are the matches involving Argentine players:

Manchester United (Lisandro Martínez, Alejandro Garnacho) vs. FC Barcelona
AS Roma (Paulo Dybala) vs. RB Salzburg (Nicolás Capaldo)
Nantes vs. Juventus (Leandro Paredes, Ángel Di María, Matías Soulé)
Union Berlin vs Ajax (Gerónimo Rulli)
Rennes vs. Shakhtar Donetsk
PSV (Walter Benítez) vs. Sevilla (Gonzalo Montiel, Marcos Acuña, Erik Lamela, Lucas Ocampos)
Monaco vs. Bayer Leverkusen (Exequiel Palacios)
Midtjyland vs. Sporting (Mateo Tanlongo)


    • It’s one heck of a finish. Woww beauty. Even Messi would be proud of that goal. Di Maria at his very best. Genius🇦🇷. What a curve. Goalkeeper no chance. Angelito that left leg is pure magic

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