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In Switzerland, ended the ceremony for the draw for the 1/4 finals of the Europa League. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
Rivals was as follows:
“Napoli” (Italy) — Arsenal (England)
“Villarreal” (Spain) — “Valencia” (Spain)
Benfica (Portugal) — “Eintracht” (Germany)
“Chelsea” (England) — Slavia (Czech Republic)
The winner of the quarterfinal between Napoli and Arsenal will play against the strongest in the confrontation of the Spanish “Villarreal” and “Valencia”. The winner of the match “Benfica” — “Eintracht” will compete for the finals with the winner of pair “Chelsea” — “Slavia”. The first matches of the quarterfinals will be held on 11 April, second legs on April 19.
Russian clubs failed to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. “Krasnodar” missed a goal in the 93rd minute of the return match with Valencia and lost the opportunity to qualify for the next round. Zenit failed to beat the sum of the two meetings, “Villarreal”.
The final tournament will be held in Baku on may 29 at the stadium “Olympic”.
Earlier, on 15 March hosted the draw for the Champions League. The first matches of the quarterfinals will be held on 9 April with the returns on 16 April.
Video, photo All from Russia.