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Arsenal to meet CSKA in Europa League last eight

Europa League quarter-final draw GETTY The draw for the quarter-finals of the Europa League takes place on Friday
Cary Erickson | 17 March, 2018, 02:45

Arsenal were drawn against CSKA Moscow in the last eight of the Europa League this morning.

The Europa League quarterfinal first-leg matches are slated for April 5, and the second-leg games-April 12.

"While the British Embassy in Moscow is not aware of any increased difficulties for British people traveling in Russian Federation at this time, you should follow the security and political situation closely and keep up to date with this travel advice".

So, with all that as background, Arsenal are warning their fans who are planning to go to Moscow for the second leg of the quarterfinal to "follow the advice of the Foreign Office" (the United Kingdom equivalent of the State Department) and to "remain vigilant, and avoid demonstrations of any kind" while in Russian Federation.

In this season's Europa League group stages, Arsenal and FC Koln faced a UEFA probe after after 20,000 fans of the German club descended on London.

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CSKA are now third in the Russian Premier League, eight points behind the leaders Lokomotiv Moscow, who exited the competition at the expense of Atletico Madrid on Thursday night.

While fans of Liverpool and Manchester City are gearing up for a massive, all-English Champions League clash, Arsenal supporters now know who they'll have to face to progress in the Europa League.

Former Barcelona 'keeper Andoni Zubizarreta and current Marseille sports director was upbeat about being France's last remaining French representative in Uefa competition. We are very happy to be in the quarters.

Their progression saw them take part in Friday's draw, and were drawn out first, meaning they will play their first leg at home, before seeing CSKA, who beat Lyon 3-2 over two ties in the round of 16, drawn as their opposition.

Austria's Red Bull Salzburg, finalists in 1994 but very much the minnows of this year's last eight, travel to Rome for their first leg against Lazio.