Live, Europa League: Chelsea, Arsenal in last 16 action

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Premier League duo Arsenal and Chelsea are both in UEFA Europa League action on Thursday, with the London clubs in very different situations.

Heading into their last 16 second leg ties, Chelsea have a 3-0 lead to take with them to Dynamo Kiev, while Arsenal must overturn a 3-1 deficit from their trip to Rennes last week.

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With the top four race so tight in the Premier League season, both Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery know that the automatic Champions League place you’d get from winning the Europa League is a wonderful safety net.

Elsewhere, Inter host Eintracht Frankfurt at the San Siro with the scores locked at 0-0, while Napoli and Villarreal have healthy leads.

Below is the schedule in full, while you can click on the link above to follow all the action live and we will have analysis and reaction on the game right here at Pro Soccer Talk.

Thursday’s Europa League last 16 second leg schedule

Red Bull Salzburg v. Napoli – (Napoli lead 3-0 on aggregate) – 1:55 p.m. ET
Dynamo Kiev v. Chelsea – (Chelsea lead 3-0 on aggregate) – 1:55 p.m. ET
FC Krasnodar v. Valencia – (Valencia lead 2-1 on aggregate) – 1:55 p.m. ET
Villarreal v. Zenit – (Villarreal lead 3-1 on aggregate – 4 p.m. ET
Slavia Prague v. Sevilla – (2-2 on aggregate) – 4 p.m. ET
Arsenal v. Rennes – (Rennes lead 3-1 on aggregate) – 4 p.m. ET
Inter Milan v. Eintracht Frankfurt – (0-0 on aggregate) – 4 p.m. ET
Benfica v. Dinamo Zagreb – (Zagreb lead 1-0 on aggregate) – 4 p.m. ET