Tie by tie: meet the Europa League last 16

What is their pedigree, how did they get here, who's their main man and how's their form – all the round of 16 sides need to know about their opponents tonight.

Milan will meet Arsenal in the round of 16
Milan will meet Arsenal in the round of 16 ©Getty Images

The UEFA Europa League round of 16 features a stellar cast of names with ten previous finalists – including three former winners – joined by dangerous hopefuls such as AC Milan, Lyon and Leipzig.

AC Milan v Arsenal

AC Milan (ITA)
Round of 32: 3-0(A), 1-0(H) v Ludogorets
Group stage: Group D winners (W3 D2 L1 F13 A6)
Top scorer in Europe: André Silva (6)
Form (all competitions; most recent first): WWWWWD
Domestic league position: 7th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals x2 (1972, 2002)

Watch stunning Boateng goal from 2012
Watch stunning Boateng goal from 2012

Arsenal (ENG)
Round of 32: 3-0(A), 1-2(H) v Östersund
Group stage: Group H winners (W4 D1 L1 F14 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Sead Kolašinac (2); Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud (3) departed in January
Form: LLLLLW
Domestic league position: 6th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (2000)

Dortmund v Salzburg

Dortmund (GER)
Round of 32: 3-2(H), 1-1(A) v Atalanta
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group H (D2 L4 F7 A13)
Top scorer in Europe: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (4); of current players, Michy Batshuayi (2)
Form: DDDWWW
Domestic league position: 3rd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1993, 2002)

Highlights: round of 16 flashback
Highlights: round of 16 flashback

Salzburg (AUT)
Round of 32: 2-2(A), 2-1(H) v Real Sociedad
Group stage: Group I winners (W3 D3 F7 A1)
Top scorer in Europe: Munas Dabbur (4)
Form: WWWWDW
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (1994)

Marseille v Athletic Club

Marseille (FRA)
Round of 32: 3-0(H), 0-1(A) v Braga
Group stage: Group I runners-up (W2 D2 L2 F4 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Valère Germain (2)
Form: DLLWWD
Domestic league position: 3rd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1999, 2004)

Watch stunning Athletic winner from 2016
Watch stunning Athletic winner from 2016

Athletic Club (ESP)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 1-2(H) v Spartak Moskva
Group stage: Group J winners (W3 D2 L1 F8 A5)
Top scorer in Europe: Aritz Aduriz (7)
Form: LDLLWD
Domestic league position: 14th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up x2 (1977, 2012)

Atlético Madrid v Lokomotiv Moskva

Atlético Madrid (ESP)
Round of 32: 4-1(A), 1-0(H) v København
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group C (W1 D4 L1 F5 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Antoine Griezmann (3)
Form: LWWWWW
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners x2 (2010, 2012)

This is Lokomotiv's best #UEL season
This is Lokomotiv's best #UEL season©AFP/Getty Images

Lokomotiv Moskva (RUS)
Round of 32: 3-2(A), 1-0(H) v Nice
Group stage: Group F winners (W3 D2 L1 F9 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Manuel Fernandes (6)
Form: DWWWWW
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Round of 16 (2018)

CSKA Moskva v Lyon

CSKA Moskva (RUS)
Round of 32: 0-0(A), 1-0(H) v Crvena zvezda
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group A (W3 L3 F8 A10)
Top scorer in Europe: Vitinho, Alan Dzagoev (2)
Form: WWDLLW
Domestic league position: 5th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners (2005)

Will Lyon reach the final on home soil?
Will Lyon reach the final on home soil?©Getty Images

Lyon (FRA)
Round of 32: 3-1(H), 1-0(A) v Villarreal
Group stage: Group E runners-up (W3 D2 L1 F11 A4)
Top scorer in Europe: Bertrand Traoré (4)
Form: DDWDWL
Domestic league position: 4th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals (2017)

Lazio v Dynamo Kyiv

Lazio (ITA)
Round of 32: 0-1(A), 5-1(H) v FCSB
Group stage: Group K winners (W4 D1 L1 F12 A7)
Top scorer in Europe: Ciro Immobile (5)
Form: LWWWLL
Domestic league position: 4th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (1998)

Dynamo Kyiv beat AEK Athens in the round of 32
Dynamo Kyiv beat AEK Athens in the round of 32©AFP/Getty Images

Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Round of 32: 1-1(A), 0-0(H) v AEK
Group stage: Group B winners (W4 D1 L1 F15 A9)
Top scorer in Europe: Júnior Moraes (6)
Form: WLDWDD
Domestic league position: 2nd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Semi-finals (2009)

Leipzig v Zenit

Leipzig (GER)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 0-2(H) v Napoli
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group G (W2 D1 L3 F10 A11)
Top scorer in Europe: Timo Werner (5)
Form: DLLLWW
Domestic league position: 6th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Debut

2008 final highlights: Zenit overcome Rangers
2008 final highlights: Zenit overcome Rangers

Zenit (RUS)
Round of 32: 0-1(A), 3-0(H) v Celtic
Group stage: Group L winners (W5 D1 F17 A5)
Top scorer in Europe: Emiliano Rigoni, Aleksandr Kokorin (6)
Form: DWLDWW
Domestic league position: 4th
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Winners (2008)

Sporting CP v Plzeň

Sporting CP (POR)
Round of 32: 3-1(A), 3-3 (H) v Astana
Group stage: third in UEFA Champions League Group D (W2 D1 L3 F8 A9)
Top scorer in Europe: Bruno Fernandes (4)
Form: LWDWWW
Domestic league position: 3rd
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Runners-up (2005)

Plzeň (CZE)
Round of 32: 1-1(A), 2-0(H) v Partizan
Group stage: Group G winners (W4 L2 F13 A8)
Top scorer in Europe: Michael Krmenčík, Marek Bakoš (4)
Form: LWDDWW
Domestic league position: 1st
#UEL/UEFA Cup best: Round of 16 x2 (2013, 2014)

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