Arsenal drawn against CSKA Moscow in Europa League quarter-finals
16 March, 2018 — By Steve Barnett
ARSENAL will play Russian side CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter-finals, following this afternoon’s draw.
After completing their win over two legs against AC Milan last night, the Gunners will host the first leg against CSKA at the Emirates Stadium on April 5, with the return leg in Moscow a week later.
Before the draw manager Arsene Wenger had spoken of his hopes of avoiding “favourites Atletico Madrid”, and that wish was granted as the Spanish side were paired with Sporting Lisbon of Portugal.
In the other ties, Germany’s RB Leipzig play Marseille, while Italian club Lazio face Salzburg of Austria.