EUROPA LEAGUE Ro16: Tottenham to face Inter, Chelsea get Steaua and Stuttgart meet Lazio

The Europa League Round of 16 draw is set following Thursday night’s Round of 32 second legs were complete.

The Europa League Round of 16 draw is set following Thursday night’s Round of 32 second legs were complete.

The glamour match-up of the next phase sees Tottenham take on Inter Milan after their epic clashes of the 2010/11 Champions League group stages.

Mousa Dembele produced a late equaliser for Spurs to beat Lyon 3-2 on aggregate after tonight’s 1-1 draw in France whilst Inter brushed aside CFR Cluj 5-0 with a 3-0 win in Romania.

Reigning European champions Chelsea saved their blushes by also scoring a late leveller through Eden Hazard to beat Sparta Prague 2-1 on aggregate after the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. They will now face Steaua Bucharest after the Romanians beat Ajax 4-2 on penalties after extra-time ended 2-2 on aggregate.

German club Stuttgart have set up a tense battle with Lazio after cruising past Genk 3-1 whilst the Italians won 2-0 at Borussia Monchengladbach on Thursday to win 5-3 overall.

In other Round of 16 fixtures, Newcastle United meet Anzhi Makhachkala, Czech outfit Viktoria Plzen are up against Turkey’s Fenerbahce, Portuguese giants Benfica will clash with French club Bordeaux, Spain’s Levante will tackle Russia’s Rubin Kazan and Switzerland’s FC Basel meet Zenit St Petersburg after they eliminated Liverpool on away goals.

2012/13 UEFA Europa League Round of 16 fixtures - Home and away legs to be played on March 7 and 14

Viktoria Plzen (CZE) v Fenerbahce (TUR)
Benfica (POR) v Bordeaux (FRA)
Anzhi Makhachkala (RUS) v Newcastle United (ENG)
Stuttgart (GER) v Lazio (ITA)
Tottenham (ENG) v Inter Milan (ITA)
Levante (SPN) v Rubin Kazan (RUS)
FC Basel (SUI) v Zenit St Petersburg (RUS)
Steaua Bucharest (ROM) v Chelsea (ENG)

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