When is Europa League draw, what TV channel is it on and who can face who?

WITH the second leg of the round-of-16 clashes happening on Thursday night, teams including Chelsea and Arsenal have one eye on the next round draw.

Here is all you need to know as the road to the final in Baku is mapped out.

When is the Europa League draw?

The draw will take place on Friday, March 15.

It will be the draw for the quarter-finals AND semi-finals.

It will be held at the UEFA headquarters, Nyon, Switzerland.

It will start at 12noon UK time.

Which channel is it on and can I live stream it?

The draw will be shown LIVE on BT Sport Sport 2, with coverage starting at 11am.

The draw will also be live streamed on UEFA.com.

Which teams are in the draw?

The second leg of the round-of-16 will take place on Thursday, March 14.

The teams are:

  • Chelsea
  • Frankfurt
  • Benfica
  • Napoli
  • Valencia
  • Slavia Prague
  • Arsenal
  • Villarreal

Who can play who in the  Europa League quarter-finals and semi-finals?

All eight teams can be drawn to face each other in the Europa League quarter-finals, and the same will be the case with the four semi-finalists.

There is no seeding and any teams from the same country can be drawn together, meaning there is every chance two English teams could play each other.

What are the key dates?

The key dates are:

  • Quarter-final: Thursday, April 11 & 18
  • Semi-finals: Thursday, May 2 & 9
  • Final: Wednesday, May 20 – Olympic Stadium, Baku

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