Villarreal now know their rivals for the UEFA Europa League Round of 32. The Submarine will play Olympique Lyonnais in the next round of the competition, the result of today’s draw in Nyon, Switzerland. The first leg will be played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Thursday 15th February at 9:05pm), then the second leg will be held at the Estadio de la Cerámica (Thursday 22nd February at 7pm).
The Yellow Submarine have made it to the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 after finishing top of Group A with 11 points. For their part, Lyon finished second in Group E, also with 11 points, behind Atalanta BC (14 points). In Ligue 1 (First Division in France), Lyon are currently in second place with 35 points, 9 less than leaders PSG. Lyon’s squad boasts players like ex-Madrid player Mariano Díaz, Dutch star Memphis Depay and the talented French footballer Nabil Fekir, among others. A tough opponent for the Submarine.