Europa League: Wolfsburg and Koen Casteels eliminated in round of 16

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Wolfsburg and goal-starting Koen Casteels were eliminated by Shakthar Donetsk in the round of 16 of the Europa League on Wednesday in Kiev, Ukraine. Shakthar Donetsk won 3-0, having already won the first leg 2-1 before the suspension of the European Cups due to coronavirus.

The European football season resumed on Wednesday nearly five months of interruption caused by the coronavirus.

It is with the round of 16 of the Europa League that the European Cups resume.

In the other game played early Wednesday evening, FC Copenhagen beat Turks Basaksehir 3-0 (first leg: 0-1) and also qualified.

The other two round of 16 are Manchester United / LASK (first leg: 5-0) and Inter / Getafe. This last match is in a special situation, the first leg could not be held. It is therefore in a single match in Gelsenkirchen that Romelu Lukaku and his teammates will challenge Getafe. The next day, Sevilla / AS Roma will be in the same situation, with a single match in Duisburg. Bayer Leverkusen / Rangers (first: 3-1), Basel / Frankfurt (first: 3-0) and Wolverhampton / Olympiacos (first: 1-1) complete the poster.

After the round of 16, the Europa League will continue with a ‘Final 8’ in Germany from August 10 to 21.

Source: Belgium Press