Europa League Quarter-final, 1st leg, Apr 5
April 5, 2018 -- Europa League Quarter-final first leg matches. Ties of the round include a Spanish-Portuguese clash between Atletico Madrid and Sporting Clube of Lisbon, while Arsenal travel to CSKA Moscow, with the Europa League title the London club’s only realistic opportunity to qualify for next season’s Champions League. Elsewhere, debutants Red Bull Leipzig take on Olympique Marseille, and Lazio entertain Red Bull Salzburg.
The 2017-18 UEFA Europa League is the 47th season of Europe’s secondary club football tournament. The final will be played at the Stade de Lyon on May 16.
The winners automatically qualify for the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League group stage, and earn the right to play against the winners of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League in the 2018 UEFA Super Cup.