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Round of 16 : 13 March 2014

13 March 2014
Ludogorets0-3Valencia
Referee: Clément Turpin (FRA) – Stadium: Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofia (BUL)
03/17/2014 15:23:46
Porto1-0Napoli
Referee: Pavel Královec (CZE) – Stadium: Estádio do Dragão, Porto (POR)
03/17/2014 16:06:16
Basel0-0Salzburg
Referee: Ovidiu Haţegan (ROU) – Stadium: St. Jakob-Park, Basel (SUI)
03/17/2014 15:31:46
Juventus1-1Fiorentina
Referee: Björn Kuipers (NED) – Stadium: Juventus Stadium, Turin (ITA)
03/17/2014 17:07:18
AZ1-0Anji
Referee: Daniele Orsato (ITA) – Stadium: AZ Stadion, Alkmaar (NED)
03/17/2014 20:28:24
Lyon4-1Plzeň
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP) – Stadium: Stade de Gerland, Lyon (FRA)
03/17/2014 19:51:07
Sevilla0-2Betis
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (TUR) – Stadium: Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville (ESP)
03/17/2014 15:58:46
Tottenham1-3Benfica
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (SWE) – Stadium: White Hart Lane, London (ENG)
03/17/2014 16:40:18

Round of 16 : 20 March 2014

20 March 2014
Anji0-0AZ
Aggregate: 0-1
Referee: Craig Thomson (SCO) – Stadium: Saturn, Ramenskoye (RUS)
03/24/2014 11:35:41
Valencia1-0Ludogorets
Aggregate: 4-0
Referee: Tasos Sidiropoulos (GRE) – Stadium: Estadi de Mestalla, Valencia (ESP)
03/24/2014 11:36:12
Plzeň2-1Lyon
Aggregate: 3-5
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL) – Stadium: Štruncovy Sady Stadión, Plzen (CZE)
03/24/2014 11:59:10
Benfica2-2Tottenham
Aggregate: 5-3
Referee: Damir Skomina (SVN) – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
03/24/2014 11:21:09
Fiorentina0-1Juventus
Aggregate: 1-2
Referee: Howard Webb (ENG) – Stadium: Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence (ITA)
03/24/2014 11:23:19
Salzburg1-2Basel
Aggregate: 1-2
Referee: Manuel Gräfe (GER) – Stadium: Stadion Salzburg, Salzburg (AUT)
03/24/2014 11:20:53
Betis0-2Sevilla
Aggregate: 2-2 Sevilla win 4-3 on penalties
Referee: Pedro Proença (POR) – Stadium: Benito Villamarín, Seville (ESP)
03/24/2014 11:20:09
Napoli2-2Porto
Aggregate: 2-3
Referee: Martin Atkinson (ENG) – Stadium: Stadio San Paolo, Naples (ITA)
03/24/2014 11:39:55

Last updated: 08/04/2014 20:59 CET

 

Road to the final

The UEFA Europa League comprises three qualifying rounds, a play-off round, a group stage and five knockout rounds.

Qualifying
In matches in the three qualifying rounds and the play-offs, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis. The club which scores the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for the next round, with away goals and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.

Group stage
The play-off round winners join the ten losers from the UEFA Champions League play-offs and automatic entrants. The clubs are split into 12 groups of four teams, playing home and away against each of their pool opponents between September and December. Two sides from each section advance, proceeding into the round of 32 alongside eight third-placed teams from the UEFA Champions League group stage.

Knockout phase
From the last 32 until the semi-finals, clubs play two games against each other on a home-and-away basis with the same rules as the qualifying and play-off rounds applied. In the last 32, group winners and the four third-placed sides from the UEFA Champions League with the best records are seeded, guaranteeing they will play the second leg at home. Teams from the same group or the same association cannot be drawn together. From the round of 16 onwards the draw is free.

Final
The final is decided by a single match, which this season will be played at the Juventus Arena, Turin on Wednesday 14 May 2014.

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, can be found in the official competition regulations.

 
 
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