The eight teams which remained in the UEFA Europa League 2011/12 tournament learned of their potential passage to the final in Bucharest on the afternoon of Friday 16th March 2012, when the Quarter Final and Semi Final draws were made in Nyon.
Three Spanish and two German sides were in the bowls to be drawn, which was made up of:
- AZ (NED)
- Athletic (ESP)
- Atlético (ESP)
- Hannover (GER)
- Metalist (UKR)
- Schalke (GER)
- Sporting (POR)
- Valencia (ESP)
UEFA Europa League 2011/12 Quarter Final Draw
The following teams were drawn to face each other in the UEFA Europa League 2011/12 Quarter Finals. The teams named first will play the first leg at home.
- AZ Alkmaar v Valencia CF
- FC Schalke 04 v Athletic Club Bilbao
- Sporting Clube de Portugal v FC Metalist Kharkiv
- Club Atletico de Madrid v Hannover 96
UEFA Europa League 2011/12 Semi Final Draw
The winners of the following Quarter Finals will face each other in the UEFA Europa League 2011/12 Semi Finals. The team named first will play the first leg at home.
- Winner Quarter Final 4 v Winner Quarter Final 1
- Winner Quarter Final 3 v Winner Quarter Final 2
UEFA Europa League Finals Match Fixture Dates
- Quarter-finals (29 March & 5 April)
- Semi-finals (19 April & 26 April)
- Final (9 May, National Arena, Bucharest, 20.45 CET)
- Winner of Semi-Final 1 will be the “home” team for the Final.