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This Friday, March 18, the draw for the quarter-finals of the various European cups took place.

Two French clubs are still in the race, Lyon in the Europa League and Marseille in the Europa League Conference.

The Lyonnais will challenge the English of West Ham, while OM will have to jostle with the Greeks of Paok Salonika.

They are the last two survivors of French football in the European Cup after the eliminations of PSG, Rennes, Monaco and Lille.

This Friday, March 18, the draws for the quarter-finals of the various European Cups took place.

And the least we can say is that Olympique de Marseille has been more polished than its counterpart in the Rhône.

The draws for the semi-finals already known

Jorge Sampaoli's players - who are playing in the brand new European Cup, the Europa League Conference - will host the Greeks of Paok Salonika on April 7, before a planned return to Greece a week later.

In the event of qualification, the Marseillais already know their future opponent, since they will face the winner of the match between Feyenoord Rotterdam and Salvia Prague.

With this time, a huge advantage, because the Phocaeans will receive in the return match before a hypothetical final scheduled for May 25 in Tirana in Albania.

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In C3, the plateau was higher.

It is logical that Lyon will face a tougher opponent: the English of West Ham, currently fifth in the Premier League.

Unlike OM, OL will host the second leg on April 14 at Groupama Stadium.

In the event of qualification, the draw granted perhaps the biggest client of this competition to the players of Peter Bosz: FC Barcelona.

Even if the Catalans will have to get rid of the Germans in Frankfurt first. 

The Europa League final is scheduled for May 18 in Seville.

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