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Benfica to face Juventus, Sevilla gets Valencia in Europa League semifinal draw

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NYON, Switzerland — Juventus will face Benfica in the Europa League semifinals with a chance to play for the title in its home stadium.

Also, Sevilla will face Valencia in an all-Spanish pairing.

PHOTO: Valencia players celebrate Paco Alcacer scoring against Basel during the Europa League quarterfinal, second leg soccer match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The game ended 5-0. Valencia qualified for the semifinal. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Valencia players celebrate Paco Alcacer scoring against Basel during the Europa League quarterfinal, second leg soccer match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The game ended 5-0. Valencia qualified for the semifinal. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Three-time champion Juventus will travel to Portugal for the first match. Sevilla hosts Valencia first.

The first legs are to be played on April 24, with the return matches set for May 1.

The final is scheduled for May 14 at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.

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