Catalan giants FC Barcelona have been pitted against German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt, following the conclusion of the 2021/2022 UEFA Europa League Quarter-Finals/Semi-Finals and Finals Draw at the European football governing body’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday afternoon.
Eight clubsides from seven countries made it into the UEFA Europa League Draws. These teams are: RB Leipzig (GER), Eintracht Frankfurt (GER), West Ham United (ENG), Rangers (SCO), Olympique Lyonnais (FRA), Braga (POR), Atalanta (ITA) and FC Barcelona (SPA).
A short clip on how all the eight teams made it to the quarter-finals.
German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig will face Italian Serie A side Atalanta
Another German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt will play Catalan giants FC Barcelona
English Premier League side West Ham United will welcome French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Lyonnais to the London stadium
Portuguese Primeira Liga clubside Braga were pitted with Scottish Premiership outfit Rangers.
FULL COMPLEMENT OF THE UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE QUARTER-FINAL DRAWS:
The first legs of the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals will take place on April 7th, with the return legs scheduled to be played on the 14th of April, 2022.
The first semi-final (1) will be between the winners of RB Leipzig/Atalanta vs Braga/Rangers, while the second semi-final (2) will be contested between the winners of the ties involving West Ham United/Olympique Lyonnais vs Eintracht Frankfurt/FC Barcelona.
The Semi-Finals are scheduled to hold on the 28th of April and on the 5th of May, 2022.
The Winners of the second Semi-Final (West Ham United/Olympique Lyonnais vs Eintracht Frankfurt/FC Barcelona) have been named the ‘home’ team in the showpiece Finale which will be played on Wednesday, 18th May at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville, Spain.