Europa League: Arsenal Draw Napoli, Chelsea To Face Praha


Arsenal have been drawn against Italian club, Napoli, in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, which took place in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.

The English club survived scare from French side, Rennes, in the last round. The Gunners overturned a 3-1 first leg defeat in France to win 4-3 on aggregate after a 3-0 emphatic win at the Emirates on Thursday.

As it would be an all-English tie in the Champions League between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, two Spanish sides, Villarreal and Valencia, will also face off in one of the ties.

Former winners, Chelsea, got what looked like the easiest pairing, after being drawn against Czech Republic club, Slavia Praha.

The London side saw off their opponent, Dynamo Kiev, 8-0 on aggregate in the round of 16.

In the other draw, Portuguese side, Benfica, have a date to keep with Frankfurt, who are pushing for a place in the Champions League next season in the Bundesliga.

The first leg fixtures will take place on April 11 and 18, with the return legs scheduled for a week later.

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