Besiktas draw Olympiacos in the Europa League Last 16

Besiktas draw Olympiacos in the Europa League Last 16

Besiktas will face Olympiacos in the Europa League Last 16, the draw took place at the UEFA headquarters in the Nyon, Switzerland on Friday 24 February.

The Black Eagles booked a place in the Last 16 after eliminating Israeli outfit Hapoel Beer-Sheva from the competition.

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Besiktas beat Hapoel 3-1 in Israel and 2-1 in Istanbul to record a 5-2 aggregate victory.

Olympiacos meanwhile return to Turkey after knocking Osmanlispor out of the competition in the last round.

The Istanbul giants qualified for the Europa League after finishing their Champions League group stage in third place.

The Eagles only narrowly missed out on a spot in the Last 16 after losing their first group stage game on Match Day 6 against Dynamo Kiev.

Besiktas reached the Europa League Last 16 back in the 2014-15 season under the stewardship of Slaven Bilic.

The Eagles have never progressed past the Last 16 in the current competition format.

Besiktas did however, make it to the 2002-03 quarter-final where they were eliminated by Serie A outfit Lazio.

Full Europa League draw:

Celta Vıgo v Krasnador

Apoel v Anderlecht

Schalke v Anderlecht

Schalke v Monchengladbach

Lyon v Roma

Rostov v Manchester United

Olympiacos v Besiktas

Gent v Genk

Copenhagen v Ajax