The second leg of Chelsea’s Europa League quarter-final tie against Rubin Kazan on Thursday 11 April will take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Following a pitch inspection in Kazan, UEFA are of the opinion the pitch and climate conditions at the Tsentrainiy Stadium, Rubin Kazan’s home ground, cannot guarantee the best possible conditions.

The Russian club’s two previous home matches in the knockout stage of this season’s Europa League were in Moscow, with their group matches, the last of which was in November, held in Kazan.

The first leg of the quarter-final is at Stamford Bridge on Thursday 4 April.

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