Live, Europa League: Chelsea, Arsenal aim for semis

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Chelsea and Arsenal are among eight clubs hoping to take the next step toward silverware and an automatic place in the UEFA Champions League group stage when the Europa League quarterfinals kick off at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday.

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The Blues will be favored but are on the road against a Slavia Prague club which knows how to score, while Arsenal is hosting Napoli in the easy highlight of the round (unless you’re a La Liga fanatic).


Slavia Prague v. Chelsea — 3 p.m. ET
Arsenal v. Napoli — 3 p.m. ET
Villarreal v. Valencia — 3 p.m. ET
Benfica v. Eintracht Frankfurt — 3 p.m. ET