It's the Europa League round of 16 second-legs on Fox Sports. Manchester United tries to advance past Rostov on Fox Sports 1. Fox Sports 2 has the all-Bundesliga finale from the Gladbach vs Schalke season.
Gladbach vs Schalke at 4pm on Fox Sports 2. Fabian Johnson and Gladbach drew 1-1 at Schalke. The series concludes at Borussia-Park. Gladbach lost 2-1 to Hamburg on Sunday. Schalke shutout Augsburg 3-0 at home. This game is the 40th of the season for Gladbach in all competitions.
"We could, of course, use this as an excuse, but we don’t want to do that," Gladbach coach Dieter Hecking said. "We’ve had some tough weeks, but we’re having a lot of fun and the team is giving everything. There’s nothing better than playing football every three days. The Bundesliga is our day job and what we will be judged on. However, the DFB Pokal and the Europa League are well respected tournaments that that you want to do well in as a footballer. You always want to go as far as you can in these competitions."
Manchester United vs Rostov at 4pm on Fox Sports 1. This series is tied 1-1 with Manchester United trying to shake off their FA Cup exit. United lost 1-0 at Chelsea, adding to the pressure on the club. Rostov is 8th in the Russian Premier League, drawing 0-0 at home with Terek Grozny on Sunday.
"It's a very important competition for us," Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said. "We always talk about that from the beginning - that's why, in every match since day one, we play with good teams, with strong teams, trying to progress in the competition - which we did in the group phase, which we did in the last 32 and we're going to try tomorrow. I think the fans will give us this little bit of extra energy so we believe that, tomorrow, we can cope with the situation and we can fight to be in the quarter-final."
More from the Europa League on Thurday's soccer TV schedule, Fox Sports 1 has Besiktas vs Olympiakos at 2pm. That series is tied 1-1. Fox Sports 2 has Krasnodar vs Celta Vigo with Celta Vigo up 2-1. All Times Eastern