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Mexicans in Europe - Europa League

Europa League Thursdays are not as glamorous as Champions League nights but they are even more unpredictable. This year's version features several Mexicans trying to lift the trophy.

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First Leg, February 18th

Villarreal vs Napoli, 1:00pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & Watch ESPN

-Jona Dos Santos has stepped up his play in Europa League, scoring his only goal of the season in the competition. He has locked down the right midfielder spot for Villarreal.

Anderlecht vs Olympiacos, 1:00pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO

-Alan Pulido traveled with the squad for this game, will likely feature off the bench.

Dortmund vs Porto, 1:00pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & ESPN3

-HH will captain Porto into one of the more unforgiving places in Europe. Layun is an automatic starter at LB but Tecatito is might come off the bench. The Monterrey product has struggled lately but can still pull off some magic.

Sporting CP vs Bayer Leverkusen, 3:05pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & ESPN Deportes

-Bayer will be without Chicharito who is still recovering from an injury.

Second Leg, February 25th

Bayer Leverkusen vs Sporting CP, 1:00pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & ESPN Deportes

Napoli vs Villarreal, 3:05pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & Watch ESPN

Porto vs Dortmund, 3:05pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO & Watch ESPN

Olympiacos vs Anderlecht, 3:05pm ET, Fox Soccer 2GO