EUROPA LEAGUE: Arsenal and Chelsea eligible for Europa League quarter-finals after big second-leg wins

EUROPA LEAGUE: Arsenal and Chelsea eligible for Europa League quarter-finals after big second-leg wins
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Dynamo Kiev 0 Chelsea 5 (0-8 agg)

Olivier Giroud sacked a hat-trick against Dynamo Kiev as Chelsea frolicked to the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

The Blues headed to Ukraine with a 3-0 lead from the principal leg yet were heartless in their offered to book a spot in the last eight.

Giroud struck twice in the principal half before Marcos Alonso got in on the demonstration before the break.

The French striker guaranteed the match-ball was his in the second half before Callum Hudson-Odoi got late on.

Arsenal 3 Rennes 0 (4-3 agg)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sacked a prop as Arsenal came from behind to progress to the last eight.

The Gunners endured a 3-1 defeat in France in a week ago’s first leg and required a major win at home to proceed with their expectations.

Aubameyang opened the scoring on five minutes before Ainsley Maitland-Niles made it level on total on the quarter-half mark.

The diversion seemed, by all accounts, to be heading for additional time before Aubameyang hit the urgent third goal on the night.