Arsenal , Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund have all progressed to the last 16 of the Europa League, while Napoli and Celtic are out of the competition.

The Gunners survived a huge scare as
Ostersunds FK came within a goal of levelling their tie at the Emirates Stadium thanks to two quickfire strikes in the first half.

Arsene Wenger ‘s charges, who had won the first leg 3-0, eased nerves in North London thanks to Sead Kolasinac’s strike which saw the hosts lose 2-1 on the night but progress 4-2 on aggregate.

Atletico Madrid took the lead on seven minutes in their second leg at home to Copenhagen through Kevin Gameiro for a 5-1 win on aggregate , while Dortmund left it late to salvage a 1-1 draw at Atalanta BC for a 4-3 win in the tie.

Napoli came within a whisker of progressing against RB Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena but goals from Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne were not enough to overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit as the Germans won on away goals.

Celtic also dropped out of the competition despite boasting a 1-0 first-leg lead against Zenit St Petersburg, who bounced back with a 3-0 win at the Krestovsky Stadium.

Roberto Mancini ‘s charges are joined in the last 16 by fellow Russians Lokomotiv Moscow, who beat Nice 4-2 on aggregate, but Spartak Moscow suffered a 4-3 defeat over two legs to Athletic Bilbao ..

Dynamo Kiev ‘s stalemate with AEK Athens gave the Ukrainians a 1-1 draw in the tie and progress on away goals, while Lazio romped to a 5-1 win over Steaua Bucuresti to reach the last 16.

Also through to the next round are Sporting Lisbon, Viktoria Plzen, Lyon, Red Bull Salzburg , AC Milan and Marseille , while Astana, Partizan Belgrade, Villarreal , Real Sociedad , Ludogorets Razgrad and Braga are out of the competition.

Results: Lokomotiv Moscow 1-0 Nice,
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Copenhagen,
Dynamo Kiev 0-0 AEK Athens,
Lazio 5-1 Steaua Bucuresti,
Viktoria Plzen 2-0 Partizan,
RB Leipzig 0-2 Napoli,
Sporting Lisbon 3-3 Astana,
Villarreal 0-1 Lyon,
Zenit St Petersburg 3-0 Celtic,
AC Milan 1-0 Ludogorets Razgrad,
Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds,
Atalanta BC 1-1 Borussia Dortmund, Athletic Bilbao 1-2 Spartak Moscow,
Braga 1-0 Marseille,
Red Bull Salzburg 2-1 Real Sociedad

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