The Europe League finals draw took place overnight, with the 3 English teams managing to avoid each other in the quarter-finals.
Chelsea and Newcastle are face tough ties, playing against Rubin Kazan and Benfica respectively. Rubin Kazan recently claimed the scalp of the reigning Europa league champions Athletico Madrid, and another Spanish side in Levante.
Benfica have graced the Europa League due to a third place finish in their Champions League group, which consisted of Celtic and Barcelona. They held Barcelona to a nil all stalemate at the Camp Nou. Benfica are cruising at the top of the Portuguese League and with their second leg at home will be confident they can deal with Newcastle.
1st leg matches – 6:05am (EDST) Friday 5th April
2nd leg matches – 5.05am (EST) Friday 12th April
Chelsea FC v FV Rubin Kazan
Tottenham Hotspur FC v FC Basel 1893
Fenerbachce SK v S.S. Lazio
SL Benfica v Newcastle United FC