Europa League: Semi-final fixtures after the Quarter Final Draw: Full Details

The Europa League quarter-final and semi-final draw took place on Friday, March 15th, 2024, at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw determined some exciting matchups for the remaining eight teams in the competition.

Quarter Final Teams:

  • AC Milan
  • Atalanta
  • Bayer Leverkusen
  • Benfica
  • Liverpool
  • Marseille
  • Roma
  • West Ham

The Draw Process:

The draw was an open draw, meaning there were no seedings and any team could face any other team, including those from the same country. This created the possibility of some intriguing clashes.

The Quarter-Final Pairings:

  • AC Milan vs. Roma (A rematch of the 2003 Champions League quarter-final)
  • Atalanta vs. Liverpool
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs. West Ham
  • Benfica vs. Marseille

The Reaction:

  • Liverpool vs. Atalanta: This is seen as a potentially high-scoring encounter, with both teams known for their attacking styles.
  • West Ham vs. Bayer Leverkusen: This will be a clash between a resurgent West Ham under David Moyes and a Bayer Leverkusen side managed by former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso.
  • AC Milan vs. Roma: This Italian battle promises to be a passionate affair.
  • Benfica vs. Marseille: This is a meeting of two European giants, with Benfica looking to continue their good form and Marseille aiming to cause an upset.

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The Semi-Final Draw:

The draw also determined the potential semi-final pairings, with the winners of each quarter-final facing each other. However, the order of the matches (home and away) will be decided later.

  • Winners of Quarter-Final 1 vs. Winners of Quarter-Final 4
  • Winners of Quarter-Final 2 vs. Winners of Quarter-Final 3

The Next Steps:

The quarter-final matches will be played on April 11th and 18th, 2024. The semi-finals will be played on April 30th and May 7th, with the final taking place at Wembley Stadium on June 1st.

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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