The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 semi-finals will start on Friday, April 29 with four-evenly matched sides fighting for the coveted title.
Premier League outfit West Ham will host Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of the UEL 2021-22 semi-final at the London Stadium on Friday. The second leg of the semi-final fixture will be played at Eintracht Frankfurt’s home ground at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, Germany on May 6.
West Ham booked their place in the semi-final after defeating Olympique Lyon 4-1 on aggregate. On the other hand, Eintracht Frankfurt stunned La Liga giants FC Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate in their quarter-final clash.
This will be the first meeting between West Ham and Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Europa League. The two, however, did face off in the semi-finals of the now-defunct UEFA European Winners Cup in 1976. The two teams won a leg each, but the Hammers won the tie 4-3 on aggregate.
In the other UEL 2021-22 semi-final, German side RB Leipzig will face Scottish club Rangers FC in the first leg at the Red Bull Arena on Friday, April 29. The return leg will be hosted at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow on May 6.
While RB Leipzig defeated Serie A outfit Atalanta 3-1 on aggregate in their quarter-final fixture, Rangers FC pipped Portuguese side Braga 3-2 on aggregate to seal their place in the semis.
RB Leipzig will lock horns with Rangers FC for the first time in the UEFA Europa League.
UEFA Europa League 2021-22 semi-final: Schedule, fixtures and India match times
All match times are in India Standard Time (IST).
Friday, April 29
West Ham vs Eintracht Frankfurt - 12:30 AM IST
RB Leipzig vs Rangers FC - 12:30 AM IST
Friday, May 6
Rangers FC vs RB Leipzig - 12:30 AM IST
Eintracht Frankfurt vs West Ham - 12:30 AM IST
Where to watch UEL 2021-22 semi-finals live in India?
The UEFA Europa League 2021-22 semi-finals will be telecast live on the Sony TEN 2 and Sony TEN 2 HD TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the UEL 2021-22 semi-finals will be available on the SonyLIV app and website.
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