Saturday, 23 February 2019

Chelsea Challenge Dinamo Kyiv in the last 16 of the Europa League

By news-admin

Chelsea –  The drawing in the last 16 of the 2018-2019 Europa League has been held. The drawing results bring Inter Milan against Eintracht Frankfurt. While Chelsea challenged Dinamo Kyiv.

Unlike the big 32 round, in the last 16 this time there will be no more protection for one country clubs or teams from the Champions League. That means every contestant has the same opportunity to face each other.

But based on UEFA’s decision, clubs from Russia and Ukraine cannot face each other.

Guided by Europa League ambassadors, Andres Palop, the 2018-2019 Europa League round of 16 drawing events was held at 19.00 Western Indonesian Time. Chelsea became the first club to come out in the draw and will face Dynamo Kyiv.

Meanwhile, Inter Milan will fight Eintracht Frankfurt. While other Serie A representatives, Napoli, will face Benfica.

Arsenal as one of the seeded teams in this competition will be playing against the French team Rennes. On the other hand, Sevilla who dominate the Europa League in the last five years will face Slavia Prague.

The plan, the first leg will take place on March 7, while the second leg on March 14. Meanwhile, the final match will be held at the Olympic Stadium, Baku, May 29, 2019.

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