Europa League: Iwobi’s Arsenal tackles Napoli, as Chelsea faces giant killers Olayinka’s Slavia Prague

Europa League: Iwobi’s Arsenal tackles Napoli, as Chelsea faces giant killers Olayinka’s Slavia Prague
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Europa League: Iwobi’s Arsenal tackles Napoli, as Chelsea faces giant killers Olayinka’s Slavia Prague

By Sampson Adedeji

After eliminating Stade Rennes in the round of 16 of the 2018/19 Uefa Europa League, Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal have a mountain to climb as they were drawn against Italia Serie A side Napoli in the quarter final of the competition.

The Gunners bounced back to beat Rennes 3-0 after suffering 1-3 in the first leg.

The draw see Arsenal travel to Naples for the first leg before hosting the return leg at the Emirates stadium.

Another high points of the draw was giant killer and Czech Republic side Slavia Prague facing former champion Chelsea with first leg taking place in Prague.

Slavia Prague defeated Spanish side Sevilla 4-3 aggregate to earn a place in the last 8 of the tournament.

Chelsea who clinched the trophy in 2013 in first attempt defeated Dinamo Kiev 8-0 over the two legs.

The two Spanish club Valencia and Villarreal will come face to face while Entracht Frankfurt who edged Inter Milan will trade with with Portuguese side Benfica.

The Semi Final draw were also made with winner in the game between Chelsea/Slavia Prague face winner of Benfica/Entracht Frankfurt, the Semi Final two will witness winner between Villarreal/Valencia face Arsenal/Napoli.

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