It is not just the fate of the UEFA Champions League clubs that was decided in Nyon, but also that of the UEFA Europa League 2018-19 club who found out their opponents for the quarterfinals of the competition.
"Olivier is, for us, a very important player". Spurs' victors in the world's oldest football competition Crystal Palace are facing Watford in the Quarter-Finals.
Hudson-Odoi also continued his fine run in the competition with a fourth goal in Europe this season and while Walker thinks he will only get better, Giroud could act as the flawless role-model for him.
Maurizio Sarri's side now sit three points behind the Gunners in the Premier League table, but their London rivals do not play again until April while fifth-placed Manchester United are in FA Cup action this weekend. "First of all, because it means we are in the final and I am happy with that", Sarri said. That's why when I play I try to enjoy the game as much as I can.
Should Chelsea win the Europa League, as they did in 2013, it would offer them an alternative route to next season's Champions League.
Insigne is of course the biggest miss for the Serie A side, as a vital source of creativity and goals - as well as leadership since Marek Hamsik left to play out his career in the Chinese Super League. The Serbian global will be able to face his parent side.
And it was Arsenal who had to compromise since they had finished below Chelsea in the Premier League last season.
"Of course, an Arsenal final sounds good from the British side of things". I think I have a few nice years in front of me'.