Draw for Europa League Quarter-Finals: Newcastle-Benfica, Chelsea-Rubin & Spurs-Basel: The Daily EPL
UPDATED: The draw for the quarter-final stage of the Europa League was made this morning, and the English clubs have three tough opponents to get through if they want to play in the semi-final stage of the tournament.
Chelsea have been drawn against Rubin Kazan from the Russian Premier League, while Newcastle United will play against Benfica. Tottenham Hotspur, meanwhile, will face Basel of Switzerland.
Which Premier League clubs do you think will advance to the semi-finals of the Europa League?
Here are today’s Premier League news headlines:
- Draw for Europa League pits English sides against tough competition — UEFA
- This is the year that has caught up with Arsenal — Life’s A Pitch
- Brentford: probably the most refreshing football ground in the world — The Guardian
- Swansea City and Wales left-back Neil Taylor plays first game since injury — This Is South Wales
- Chelsea striker Fernando Torres not selected for Spain — The Independent
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