NYON, Switzerland: Napoli, chasing their initial European pretension given Diego Maradona’s group won a aged UEFA Cup in 1989, were drawn opposite Arsenal in a quarter-finals of a Europa League on Friday.
Rank outsiders Slavia Prague, who suspended Sevilla in stirring character on Thursday, were rewarded with a tie opposite Chelsea, a other English Premier League group in a final eight.
Villarreal and Valencia were drawn together in an all-Spanish tie and Benfica will accommodate Eintracht Frankfurt, who separated Inter Milan with a 1-0 win during San Siro.
Arsenal were primarily drawn during home in a second leg opposite Napoli though a sequence was topsy-turvy by UEFA to equivocate a strife with Chelsea, who horde Slavia in a lapse of their tie in London.
Arsenal or Napoli will accommodate Villarreal or Valencia in a semi-finals while Benfica or Eintracht play Slavia or Chelsea.
(Writing by Brian Homewood; Editing by Christian Radnedge)