Nigerian forward to face Arsenal in quarter-final of Europa League
Musa scored for CSKA Moscow on Thursday to ensure qualification to the quarter-finals.
The quarter-final draws were made on Friday, March 16 less than 24 hours after Musa scored in CSKA Moscow’s 3-2 win over Lyon to ensure qualification for the quarter-finals.
The Nigeria international was impressive in the game and could have scored earlier from a couple of chances.
Arsenal to host in first leg
For the quarter-finals, CSKA Moscow will now face Premier League giants Arsenal.
CSKA Moscow will first travel to London to face Arsenal on Thursday, April 5 with the return leg a week later in Russia.
Musa against Arsenal
Musa is on loan at CSKA Moscow from Leicester City where he faced Arsenal once.
He was a second-half substitute in a Premier League game that ended goallessin August 2016 and was on the bench all through when Arsenal beat the Foxes 1-0 in the return fixture in April 2017.
He wasn’t listed when Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in the Premier League opener of the 2017-2018 season.
Europa League: Quarter-final draw
In other fixtures, Atletico Madrid will battle Sporting Lisbon, RB Leipzig will take on Marseille, while Lazio and Salzburg will battle for the other semi-final slot.
RB Leipzig vs Marseille
Arsenal vs CSKA Moscow
Atletico Madrid vs Sporting Lisbon
Lazio vs Salzburg