CZECH OPPOSITION IN EUROPA DRAW
The Europa League draw has paired Chelsea with Sparta Prague in the round of 32.
The away match will take place on 14 February with the second leg at Stamford Bridge on 21 February.
The two teams met in the group stage of the Champions League in 2003/04, the Blues winning 1-0 away thanks to a William Gallas goal and then drawing 0-0 at home to make the knockout stages. Petr Cech is a former Sparta Prague player.
Sparta reached this stage of the competition having finished second to Lyon in a group also featuring Athletic Bilbao and Hapoel Kiryat Shmona. Prior to that they came through qualification in which they knocked out Admira of Austria and Feyenoord.
Should we beat Sparta Prague, we will play the winners of Ajax v Steaua Bucharest in the round of 16 with the first leg away. Those matches would be on 7 and 14 March.
The full draw is:
BATE Borisov v Fenerbahçe
Internazionale v Cluj
Levante v Olympiacos
Zenit St Petersburg v Liverpool
Dynamo Kiev v Bordeaux
Bayer Leverkusen v Benfica
Newcastle v Metalist Kharkiv
Stuttgart v Genk
Atletico Madrid v Rubin Kazan
Ajax v Steaua Bucharest
Basel v Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Anzhi Makhachkala v Hannover
Sparta Prague v Chelsea
Borussia Monchengladbach v Lazio
Tottenham v Lyon
Napoli v Viktoria Plzen
Below are the ticket prices for the home match versus Sparta Prague.
|Area||Adult Member||Adult General Sale||Junior/Senior Member||Junior/Senior General sale|
|East Lower Family Centre||£30.00||£30.00||£15.00||£15.00|
|Matthew Harding Upper||£30.00||£30.00||£15.00||£15.00|
|Matthew Harding Lower||£30.00||£30.00||£15.00||£15.00|
|Shed Lower Away Visitors||N/A||£30.00||N/A||£15.00|
|Shed Upper Away Visitors||N/A||£30.00||N/A||£15.00|
£25 East Upper and £15 Matthew Harding Lower