Wolfsburg vs Napoli in Quarterfinals
Nyon – Lottery Europa League quarterfinal produce interesting duel. Wolfsburg will meet with Napoli, while defending champion Sevilla challenged Zenit St. Petersburg.
UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino, guide the way the draw in Nyon, Switzerland, Friday (20/03/2015). He is assisted by former Liverpool goalkeeper who became ambassador 2014/2015 Europa League final, Jerzy Dudek.
Before the draw is done, UEFA Competition Director Giorgio Marchetti explains the special rules in this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is set up such that the clubs of Russia and Ukraine do not face each other following the tensions between the two countries. In the Europa League, there are still two Ukrainian clubs, namely Dynamo Kiev and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, and a Russian club Zenit.
In the draw, Wolfsburg who was famous in the Bundesliga will face Napoli. Two teams that are the most favored in the Europa League. Meanwhile, Sevilla met the 2007/2008 UEFA Cup winners Zenit.
In the other quarterfinal, Dnipro will fight vice Belgium, Club Brugge. The Fiorentina will face Dynamo Kiev.
The first leg of the quarterfinal round of the Europa League will be held on April 16, 2015. The second leg was held a week later.
Europa League quarter-final draw (the former will be the host in the first leg):
Sevilla vs Zenit
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk vs Club Brugge
Dynamo Kiev vs Fiorentina
VfL Wolfsburg vs Napoli