10-men Atletico Madrid side sealed a crucial 1-1 draw against Arsenal at the Emirates Statdium.
Alexandre Lacazette put the Gunners in the lead with his 61st minute strike, but Antoine Griezmann’s equaliser means that it will take a great performance in Madrid next Thursday for Wenger’s Arsenal make the final in Lyon on May 16.
Winning the Europa League is also the only hope for Arsenal to make next season’s Champions League. The Gunners are presently sixth on Premier league table, eleven points behind 4th-placed Tottenham with four games left to be played.
Florian Thauvin and substitute Clinton Njie netted to give Marseille a 2-0 win over Salzburg in their Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday, keeping the French club’s dreams of European glory alive.
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