Football: draw in Switzerland determines Champions League & Europa League match-ups

Monday saw competitors drawn for the next stage of football’s Champions League as well as the second-tier Europa League next spring. No Czech team made the final 16 stage in the Champions League, but two high-profile players – midfielder Tomáš Rosický (Arsenal) and star goalie Petr Čech (Chelsea) – will see action. Arsenal will face Bayern Munich (the same as last season) and Chelsea, Turkish club Galatasary.

In the Europa League, Slovan Liberec face the Dutch club Alkmaar, while Viktoria Plzeň face a tough opponent in Shaktar Donetsk.

Author: Jan Velinger