Rennes ravage Arsenal, Chelsea and Napoli cruise

Petr Čech's return to Rennes did not go to plan, but Chelsea and Napoli took firm control of their ties at home.

Rennes celebrate their 3-1 home win against ten-man Arsenal
Rennes celebrate their 3-1 home win against ten-man Arsenal ©AFP/Getty Images
  • Ten-man Arsenal lose 3-1 on Petr Čech's return to Rennes
  • Willian hits classy free-kick on 100th UEFA game as Chelsea win
  • Napoli take 3-0 first-leg lead against fancied Salzburg
  • Villarreal triumph at Zenit, but Slavia hold five-time winners Sevilla
  • Round of 16 deciders on 14 March; apply for Baku final tickets

Results

Thursday

Fabián Ruiz after scoring for Napoli
Fabián Ruiz after scoring for Napoli©Getty Images

Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kyiv
Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 Benfica

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Internazionale

Napoli 3-0 Salzburg
Rennes 3-1 Arsenal
Sevilla 2-2 Slavia Praha
Valencia 2-1 Krasnodar

Zenit 1-3 Villarreal

Road to Baku

14 March: Round of 16, second leg
15 March: Quarter-final & semi-final draw
11 April: Quarter-finals, first leg
18 April: Quarter-finals, second leg
2 May: Semi-finals, first leg
9 May: Semi-finals, second leg
29 May: Final – Olympic Stadium, Baku

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