Europa League: Barcelona faces Frankfurt in quarters, West Ham draws Lyon

Barcelona was drawn to play Eintracht Frankfurt in the quarterfinals of this season's Europa League on Friday, while West Ham United will take on Lyon.

File Photo of Europa League Trophy.   -  AP

Barcelona was drawn to play Eintracht Frankfurt in the quarterfinals of this season's Europa League on Friday, while West Ham United will take on Lyon.

Appearing in Europe's second-tier club competition for the first time since 2004 following their exit from the Champions League in the group stage, Barcelona qualified for the quarter-finals by beating Galatasaray of Turkey 2-1 on aggregate.

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Eintracht beat Real Betis in extra time on Thursday to go through and will be at home in the first leg on April 7.

West Ham beat record six-time winners Sevilla, hosts of this season's final, in the last 16 and will be at home to Lyon before going to France for the return.

In the other ties, Rangers play Portuguese club Braga and RB Leipzig will face Atalanta.

Quarter-final 1: RB Leipzig vs Atalanta

Quarter-final 2: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Barcelona

Quarter-final 3: West Ham United vs Olympique Lyonnais

Quarter-final 4: SC Braga vs Rangers

Semi-final 1: RB Leipzig/Atalanta vs SC Braga/Rangers

Semi-final 2: West Ham United/Olympique Lyonnais vs Eintracht Frankfurt/Barcelona

* Team drawn first will play the first leg at home.

SCHEDULE

Quarter-finals

First leg: April 7

Second leg: April 14

Semi-finals

First leg: April 28

Second leg: May 5

Final

May 18 at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, Seville

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