Europa League, LIVE — Arsenal, Chelsea begin Last 16

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Two Premier League giants begin the next step Thursday in their quests to win the Europa League and ensure a spot in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League.

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Arsenal looks to bounce back from a disappointing North London Derby draw, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil will start in Rennes.

Arsenal lineup: Cech, Mustafi, Koscielny, Sokratis, Monreal, Xhaka, Torreira, Mkhitaryan, Ozil, Iwobi, Aubameyang. Subs: Leno, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Ramsey, Suarez, Nketiah.

That kicks off at 12:55 p.m. ET, while fellow London club Chelsea is at home just over two hours later.

The Blues host Dynamo Kiev at 3 p.m. ET. Here is the Chelsea lineup: Arrizabalaga, Alonso, Christensen, Luiz, Zappacosta, Jorginho, Barkley, Pedro, Kovacic, Willian, Giroud.

Full schedule

12:55 p.m. ET
Sevilla v. Slavia Prague
Dinamo Zagreb v. Benfica
Zenit Saint-Petersburg v. Villarreal
Eintracht Frankfurt v. Inter Milan
Rennes v. Arsenal

3 p.m. ET
Napoli v. Red Bull Salzburg
Chelsea v. Dynamo Kiev
Valencia v. FC Krasnodar