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The UEFA Champions League wasn't the only tournament setting its quarterfinal matchups today as the Europa League (think European soccer NIT) did so as well. Four different U.S. National Teamers - Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Oguchi Onyewu (Sporting Lisbon) and Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar) - saw their clubs advance to the quarterfinals this past week and surprisingly none of them will play one another in the round of 8. Here's a look at the bracket:
The first leg matches will be played on March 29th with the return legs on April 5th.