Tottenham, which fired manager Andre Villas-Boas today, will travel to Ukraine to play Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Juventus will take on Turkey’s Trabzonzpor in the round of 32 of the Europa League.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff Tiraspol 2-1 to join seven other teams including fellow former champion Valencia in reaching the Europa League’s round of 32.
Chelsea defeated Rubin Kazan 5-4 over two games to advance to the semifinal round of soccer’s Europa League.
Tottenham beat Anzhi Makhachkala 2-0 to join eight other teams in continuing perfect starts in soccer’s Europa League.
Fernando Torres scored two goals as Chelsea defeated Rubin Kazan 3-1 in their Europa League soccer quarterfinal opener.
Gareth Bale continued his scoring run and set up another goal as Tottenham beat Inter Milan 3-0 in their Europa League round-of-16 soccer opener. Chelsea lost 1-0 at Steaua Bucharest.
Chelsea advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals after losing 3-2 at Rubin Kazan, as Tottenham was ousted in a penalty shootout and Newcastle exited following a draw.
Newcastle, Tottenham and Chelsea all scored late goals to advance to the Europa League soccer quarterfinals, succeeding after their fellow English teams failed in the elite Champions League.
Tottenham will take on Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in the group stage of soccer’s Europa League, while Swansea meets former champion Valencia.
Inter Milan held on to defeat 10-man Tottenham 4-3 in soccer’s Champions League, as Barcelona and Manchester United also won.