Europa League draw LIVE: Arsenal and Chelsea set to learn quarter-final opponentsChelsea and Arsenal will both be in the draw for the Europa League
Europa League draw LIVE: Arsenal and Chelsea set to learn quarter-final opponents
- Chelsea and Arsenal will both be in the draw for the Europa League quarter-finals
- The draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland at 12pm UK time
- The semi-final ties will also be decided immediately after
- QF first-leg fixtures will be held on April 11 – return legs on April 18
Champions League draw
11:35: I’ll give you a quick summary of the Champions League fixtures should you have been living under a rock for the last 30 minutes.
Barcelona will meet Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Manchester City face Tottenham in an all-Premier League clash.
Juventus, who ousted Atletico Madrid with the help of a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick on Tuesday, were drawn against Ajax, who are back in the last eight after a 16-year absence.
Liverpool, the fourth English representative, will face Porto in a repeat of last year’s last 16 tie which they won 5-0 on aggregate.
11:30: Hello everyone and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Europa League draw.
Before you ask, no. I haven’t been sent to Nyom, Switzerland to hang out with the UEFA executives. That’s obviously a damn shame because me and Aleksander Ceferin would have hit it off…
Anyway, we’ve just witnessed an all singing, all dancing Champions League quarter-final draw that features Manchester United vs Barcelona and Tottenham vs Manchester City.
I’ll speak more about that later AND who Premier League representatives Arsenal and Chelsea could be drawn against.
Europa League draw: Who is in the quarter final draw?
Chelsea, Frankfurt, Benfica, Napoli, Valencia, Slavia Prague, Arsenal, Villarreal
Europa League draw: When will the remaining matches be played?
Quarter-final: April 11 and 18
Semi-finals: May 2 and 9
Final: Wednesday May 29, Olympic Stadium, Baku
All kick offs are at 8pm UK time though UEFA can change this.
How to watch the Europa League draw
UK viewers can watch Europa League last 16 draw live on BT Sport 2 or UEFA website.
Alternatively, you can follow along live on the Express Sport blog.
How does the draw work?
There will be no seeding or country protection, meaning any team can draw each other.
Which ever team is pulled out first will play the first leg at home.