Europa league draws: Arsenal to battle Napoli in tough quarterfinal clash

Europa league draws: Arsenal to battle Napoli in tough quarterfinal clash

- Europa League draws for the quarterfinal has paired Premier League giants Arsenal with Napoli while Chelsea face Slavia Praha

- Villarreal face Valencia in an all Spanish affair while Benfica and Frankfurt battle for semifinal spot

- Meanwhile, new winner will succeed defending champions Atletico Madrid at the end of the season

Chelsea and Arsenal will face Slavia Praha and Napoli respectively after the UEFA Europa League quarterfinal draws were made on Friday, March 15.

The Gunners cruised to the last eight phase after beating their French League opposition 4-3 on aggregate despite losing the reverse fixture 3-1.

Maurizio Sarri's men hammered Dynamo Kyiv 5-0 and progressed into the next round 8-0 on aggregate.

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After both sides failed to go all the way last campaign, they stand a chance to try again this term with the Gunners aiming for their first ever European title at the end of the competition.

However, here are the four fixtures for the quarterfinals of the 2018-19 Europa League tourney:

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  • Napoli vs Arsenal
  • Villarreal vs Valencia
  • Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Slavia Praha vs Chelsea

Semifinal fixtures

Napoli vs Arsenal to face Villarreal vs Valencia

Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt to face Slavia Praha vs Chelsea in the last four stage.

Legit.ng earlier reported Champions League quarterfinal draws have been concluded with interesting fixtures set to light up the screens from next round.

For the first time in a decade, all four Premier League progressed into the last eight of the competition, after Liverpool stunned Bayern Munich 3-1 at the Allianz Arena earlier this week.

The Premier League representatives also have a chance to produce a winner for the first time since Chelsea last won it on 2012.

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