Arsenal is Friday, when the draw in Swiss Nyon for the semi-finals of the Europa League linked to Atletico Madrid. The other half of the final battle between Olympique Marseille and Red Bull Salzburg.
Arsenal plays on Thursday, april 26, first at home, and on 3 may is the return in Madrid. In the other semi-final begins in Marseille with a home game.
It is the first time ever that Arsenal and Atletico play against each other. The Londoners, there is a lot of lies to make the final and the Europa League to win because that gives you the right to a ticket for the main tournament of the Champions League. In the Premier League is Arsenal’s sixth and placement for the miljoenenbal far away.
Atletico is second in the Primera Division, and appears so through the league already has to go places for the Champions League. The People of madrid won the Europa League twice, in 2010 and 2012, and were, moreover, in 2014 and 2016 finalist in the Champions League.
Red Bull Salzburg and Marseille were this season in the group stage of the Europa League, even though the opposite of each other. In Salzburg won the Austrians 1-0, and in France it was 0-0.
The final showdown of the Europa League on Thursday 16 may at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon.