Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia, Frankfurt in Europa League SFs

Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia, Frankfurt in Europa League SFs

The London club equaled Atletico Madrid's record run of 15 unbeaten games in the competition.

Chelsea will now face Frankfurt who scaled through on away goals as the German side lost 4-2 at Benfica, but claimed a 2-0 win on their turf.

The Blues know that winning the Europa League this season would book them a place in next term's Champions League. Frankfurt are fourth in the Bundesliga.

Slavia Prague´s Czech Petr Sevcik (L) vies with Chelsea´s Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacicduring the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final second leg football match between Chelsea and Slavia Prague at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on April 18, 2019.

In the first leg, Chelsea defeated Slavia Praha, 1-0, with a late goal courtesy of Marcos Alonso. Five minutes later, Hazard crossed for an easy tap-in for Pedro across the goal but the ball bounced off the post to hit the head of Simon Deli before ending up in the net as an own-goal.

Sarri admits that he is anxious about Chelsea's second-half meltdowns and conceded that it has been a worrying trend for his side over the last few months.

It was down and then up for Arsenal in the first half.

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In Italy, Alexandre Lacazette drilled in a terrific free-kick on 36 minutes at the Stadio San Paolo as the Gunners completed a 3-0 aggregate victory over Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli.

It was the 50th game for Unai Emery in charge of Arsenal since replacing Arsene Wenger as manager.

Kostic turned home a rebound on 37 minutes after Mijat Gacinovic's curling attempt cannoned back off the upright.

"Scoring four goals in a half is very nice but obviously we should have kept control of the game".

Joel Matip (CB) - Matip has deputised for Gomez very well in the second half of the season and should retain his place for at least another week.

"For me, I think it is very important first of all to get to the final, but this time I don't want to just get to the final, I want to win the final", he said.

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