Arsenal and Chelsea wins make England celebrate four semi-finalists for the first time in 35 years … when there were three UEFA games and Liverpool supreme ruled
- English football has four teams in the semifinals of Europe & # 39; s two games
- Liverpool and Tottenham have moved on to the Champions League final four
- Arsenal and Chelsea remain in the battle for silver legends of the Europa League
- The last time four English clubs were in the European semi-final was in 1983/84
For the first time in 35 years, English football has four teams in the semifinals of the European elite competition.
After a successful week on the continental front, Liverpool and Totteham booked their respective places in the final four of the Champions League.
Arsenal and Chelsea followed their example on Europe duty, making them the semi-finals and scooping up English football on the biggest stage.
Arsenal booked its place in the Europa League semi-final after beating Napoli
Chelsea was faced with a late shock from Slavia Prague but also reached the final four
With the way the luminaires fall, there is now potential for two completely English finals.
To observe the last time that English football has such a dominance, you have to look back in 35-year-old record books.
The last time four English clubs were in the European semi-final was in 1983/84, when there were three UEFA matches.
Earlier in the week Liverpool flew past Porto to make another Champions League semi
In an earlier game, Tottenham defeated Manchester City to set up a confrontation with Ajax
At the time, Liverpool was supreme and dominated the landscape, both in Europe and on the coast of the country.
In that season, the Reds continued to beat the European Cup by beating Roma in their own backyards.
Manchester United meanwhile made the semi-final of the now deceased Cup Winners Cup, while Nottingham Forest and Tottenham were part of the semi-final of the UEFA Cup.
Just like Liverpool, Spurs continued that year with glory and defeated the Belgian Anderlecht in the final.
Liverpool reigned supreme in the 1983/34 season and won the European Cup in Rome
In the same season, when English teams dominated, Tottenham won the UEFA Cup in London
To reach another European final, Spurs must overcome the surprise package of this season's Ajax – Ajax – to book their ticket to Madrid.
Liverpool faces a rigorous test as they run into five-time Barcelona winners, with reunions with familiar faces Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho in the offing.
For the Europa League and the trip to Baku, Arsenal has to beat Valencia over two legs, while Chelsea is going against Eintracht Frankfurt.