Who is in the draw?

The 16 winning sides following the round of 32 deciders:

AC Milan (ITA) v Ludogorets (BUL) (agg: 3-0)
Arsenal (ENG) v Östersund (SWE) (agg: 3-0)
Atalanta (ITA) v Dortmund* (GER) (agg: 2-3)
Athletic Club (ESP) v Spartak Moskva* (RUS) (agg: 1-3)
Atlético Madrid* (ESP) 4-1 København (DEN) (agg: 4-1)
Braga (POR) v Marseille (FRA) (agg: 0-3)
CSKA Moskva* (RUS) v Crvena zvezda (SRB) (agg:0-0)
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) v  AEK Athens (GRE) (agg: 1-1)
Lazio (ITA) v FCSB (ROU) (agg: 0-1)
Lokomotiv Moskva (RUS) v Nice (FRA) (agg: 2-3)
Leipzig (FRA) v Napoli* (ITA) (agg: 3-1)
Plzeň (CZE) v Partizan (SRB) (agg: 1-1)
Salzburg (AUT) v Real Sociedad (ESP) (agg: 2-2)
Sporting CP* (POR) v Astana (KAZ) (agg: 3-1)
Villarreal (ESP) v Lyon (FRA) (agg: 1-3)
Zenit (RUS) v Celtic* (SCO) (agg: 0-1)

*Transferred from UEFA Champions League

When and where is the draw?

The draw takes place on Friday©Sportsfile

The draw begins at 13:00CET on Friday 23 February. It takes place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

How will the draw work?

It is an open draw. There is no seeding or country protection so all 16 balls will be placed in the same bowl. Based on decisions taken by the UEFA Executive Committee, teams from Russia and Ukraine cannot be drawn together.

How can you follow the draw?

Watch highlights from last season's competition

Watch highlights from last season’s competition

The draw will be streamed live on UEFA.com, with coverage throughout the day on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

When are the ties?

In principle, games will be played on Thursdays 8 and 15 March at 19:00CET and 21:05CET, with the exact schedule confirmed after the draw. The teams drawn first will be at home in the first legs.

What comes next?

Stade de Lyon, venue for the final

Stade de Lyon, venue for the final©Getty Images

16/03/18: quarter-final draw
05/04/18: quarter-finals, first leg
12/04/18: quarter-finals, second leg
13/04/18: semi-final and final draw
26/04/18: semi-finals, first leg
03/05/18: semi-finals, second leg
16/05/18: final (Stade de Lyon, Lyon)

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