Europa League Draw: Arsenal And Chelsea Last 16 Fixtures Out

Europa League Draw: Arsenal And Chelsea Last 16 Fixtures Out

Arsenal have been drawn against French side Rennes in the last 16 of the Europa League draw.

Chelsea will face Dynamo Kiev of Ukraine as a result of Friday's Europa League draw in Nyon, Switzerland.

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The first legs of the last-16 ties are set for March 7, with the returns taking place on March 14 as both Premier League clubs look to stay on course for the final in Baku.

If Chelsea or Arsenal are going to win this competition, they are going to have to face some seriously strong competition from Spain and Italy.

If you'd have offered Arsenal and Chelsea those ties before the Europa League draw, both clubs would have gladly taken them.

Paolop has experience at both ends of the pitch in the Europa League, scoring a late dramatic goal for Sevilla against Shakhtar in the round of 16 back in 2007 to force the tie to extra time.

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The Europa League draw in full…

  • Chelsea vs Dynamo Kiev
  • Frankfurt vs Inter Milan
  • Dinamo vs Benfica
  • Napoli vs Salzburg
  • Valencia vs Krasnodar
  • Sevilla vs Slavia Prague
  • Rennes vs Arsenal
  • Zenit vs Villarreal

Europa League dates

Here's what the schedule looks like for the rest of the competition…

March 7 | Round of 16, first leg
March 14 | Round of 16, second leg
March 15 | Europa League QF and SF draw
April 11 | Quarter-final, first leg
April 18 | Quarter-final, second leg
May 2 | Semi-final, first leg
May 9 | Semi-final, second leg
May 29 | Europa League Final (Baku)

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