The UEFA Europa League is an annual men's association football club competition, one level below the top UEFA Champions League level.
In the competition, previously called the UEFA Cup, 48 clubs qualify - based on their performance in their domestic leagues and cup competitions. DW Sports follows all the German teams in action in the competition, and the latter tournament stages in full: our latest content is collated on this page.
There were mixed fortunes for the two German sides remaining in the Europa League. A Federico Bernardeschi free-kick condemned Gladbach to a home defeat against Fiorentina while Schalke cruised to a 3-0 win over PAOK.