EUROPA LEAGUE

Athletic face Sevilla in another all-LaLiga tie

Friday's draw for the quarter-finals in Nyon also brought a reunion for Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp with former club Borussia Dortmund.

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Athletic face Sevilla in another all-LaLiga tie
Julio Muñoz (EFE)

Friday's draw for the Europa League quarter-finals threw up another all-LaLiga clash as Athletic Club were paired with tournament holders Sevilla.

Athletic saw off fellow Primera División side Valencia in the round of 16.

Meanwhile, the stage's other stand-out tie sees Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp renew acquaintances with former club Borussia Dortmund as the Reds take on the men from the Bundesliga.

The third Spanish team in the last eight, Villarreal, have been pitted against Czech outfit Sparta Prague.

The quarter-final line-up is completed by a match-up between Sporting Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk.

The round's first legs will be played on 7 April, with the returns scheduled for seven days later.

Europa League quarter-final draw:

Sporting Braga (Portugal)-Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)

Villarreal (Spain)-Sparta Prague (Czech Republic)

Athletic Club (Spain)-Sevilla (Spain)

Borussia Dortmund (Germany)-Liverpool (England)