Kick-off times and ticket details confirmed for Dynamo Kiev tie

The Blues will meet Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League round of 16 with ticket information for the home leg now available. 

Chelsea were drawn out first in today’s draw in Nyon, and was followed by the name of Dynamo Kiev, who we met during the 2015/16 Champions League group stage. Highlights of our 2-1 home win are below. We were held to a goalless draw at the 70,000-capacity Olympic Stadium in the Ukrainian capital. 

The first leg will be at Stamford Bridge on Thursday 7 March at 8pm UK time. The return in Kiev on Thursday 14 March will be a 5.55pm start UK time, which is 7.55pm local time. 

The Blues progressed to this stage of the competition after last night’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Malmo which sealed a 5-1 aggregate success. Dynamo Kiev beat Olympiakos 1-0 last night in Ukraine after drawing 2-2 in the first leg in Athens. 

They are currently second in the Ukrainian Premier League, seven points behind leaders Shakhtar Donetsk. Twice winners of the Cup Winners' Cup, they count Andriy Shevchenko among their former players. Last season they reached the Europa League round of 16 where they were beaten by Italian side Lazio 4-2 on aggregate. 

Among the other ties elsewhere in the draw, Arsenal will play Rennes, Petr Cech's former club, Napoli take on RB Salzburg and Valencia meet Krasnodar. 


Ticket sales information

Due to shortness of time, there will be no day for season ticket holders who have not purchased a seat to be able to purchase any remaining seat that has not been taken by a fellow season ticket holder in the reservation period.

Friday 22 February from 3.30pm until Monday 25 February at 5pm: Season ticket holders can purchase their own seat.

Tuesday 26 February from 7am until 10.30am: Members can purchase one ticket per person.

Tuesday 26 February from 11am until 2.30pm: Season ticket holders and members can purchase an extra two tickets (maximum of three in total).

Tuesday 26 February from 3pm: Tickets will go on general sale (maximum of four tickets per person).

Displaced season ticket holders
All season ticket holders who have been displaced (seat details below) will be able to log onto the internet and purchase another ticket within the stadium. This can also be applied for personal callers or telephone sales at the ticket office on 0371 811 1905 before the tickets go on sale to members.

Initially the seats listed below cannot be sold due to outside broadcasting

Matthew Harding Lower
All seats in rows A
Row B seats 57 - 170
Row C seats 98 - 114 and 57 - 73

Shed Lower
Row 1 seat 119 - 150
Row 2 seat 119 - 150
Row 3 seat 123 - 138

East Lower
Row D to L seats 97 - 110 and seats 90 - 83

Loyalty points
Supporters will receive 1 (one) loyalty points for this match.

Ticket prices
Tickets for the knockout stages of the Europa League are priced at £25 for adults and £12 for seniors and juniors in all non-hospitality areas of the stadium.

Tickets will be sold online from 7am and from 9.15am at the ticket office for personal callers and telephone sales.

All ticket sales are subject to availability.

Match dates and ticket on-sale dates are subject to change. Please check the website for the latest information.


The full draw is:

Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev
Eintracht Frankfurt v Inter Milan
Dinamo Zagreb v Benfica
Napoli v Salzburg
Valencia v Krasnodar
Sevilla v Slavia Prague
Arsenal v Rennes
Zenit St Petersburg v Villarreal

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