IMAGE: It is going to be the primary time the 2 golf equipment have met since Milan gained Four-Three on mixture to achieve the Champions League quarter-finals in 2012. : Arsenal/Twitter.
Seven-time Eu champions AC Milan will face Arsenal within the standout last-16 tie within the Europa League after the draw used to be made in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday.
It is going to be the primary time the 2 golf equipment have met since Milan gained Four-Three on mixture to achieve the Champions League quarter-finals in 2012 the place they misplaced to Barcelona.
Spanish favourites Atletico Madrid tackle Lokomotiv Moscow whilst Milan’s Serie A competitors Lazio will face Dinamo Kiev.
Borussia Dortmund, every other membership having to accept Europe’s secondary membership festival after falling out of the Champions League, face Austria’s FC Salzburg.
French membership Olympique Lyonnais, whose flooring will host the general, play CSKA Moscow whilst former Eu champions Olympique de Marseille face Athletic Bilbao.
The remainder two ties are RB Leipzig towards Zenit St Petersburg and Portugal’s Wearing Lisbon as opposed to Viktoria Plzen.
Even though Milan, taking part in in Europe after a three-year absence, have stepped forward beneath former participant Gennaro Gattuso who has taken them on an 11-match unbeaten run, they’re adrift within the race for Champions League puts, mendacity 7th in Serie A.
Arsenal, who did not qualify for the Champions League this season for the primary time for 20 years, glance not going to get again in by way of a top-four end within the Premier League.
With a Champions League spot up for grabs for the Europa League winners, the conflict between the 2 powerhouses takes on added importance.
The six earlier suits between the edges have observed each win two times, Arsenal prevailing Three-Zero in the newest conflict at The Emirates having misplaced Four-Zero within the San Siro within the first leg in their 2012 Champions League tie.
Arsenal reached the final 16 in spite of dropping 2-1 at house to Swedish membership Ostersunds on Thursday. Milan beat Bulgarian facet Ludogorets.