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Arsenal face Liverpool in Europe

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on March 14, 2008

Arsenal will meet Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after they were paired together in Friday’s draw in Nyon, Switzerland.
Arsene Wenger’s side will play the first leg at home on 2 April, with the return leg at Anfield on 8 April.

Manchester United, who beat Lyon to reach the last eight, were drawn against Real Madrid’s conquerors Roma.

Chelsea, the fourth English club in the draw, face Fenerbahce, with Schalke 04 versus Barcelona the other fixture.

The winners of the Arsenal-Liverpool showdown – the first time those two clubs will have met in European competition – will then take on Chelsea or Fenerbahce in the semi-finals, while Manchester United or Roma face Barcelona or Schalke 04.

Champions League quarter-final draw:
Arsenal v Liverpool (First leg 2 Apr/Second leg 8 Apr)
AS Roma v Man Utd (First leg 1 Apr/Second leg 9 Apr)
Schalke 04 v FC Barcelona (First leg 1 Apr/Second leg 9 Apr)
Fenerbahce v Chelsea (First leg 2 Apr/Second leg 8 Apr)

Champions League semi-final draw:
Arsenal/Liverpool v Fenerbahce/Chelsea
Schalke/Barcelona v AS Roma/Man Utd

European Cup shaping up. Forza Roma!

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