Across England, the Arsenal-Liverpool draw
dominated headlines. The Gunners will now play the Reds three times in the course of one week, as the teams' second EPL clash comes wedged between both Champions League games. Arsenal manager Arsene
Wenger was philosophical about the situation: "I think it's challenging, interesting as well. It's a good opportunity to be consistent against Liverpool because it's three very important games for
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez sounded more disappointed. "Nobody wanted to play an English team," he said. "[But] it's not the worst moment for us. We have confidence, playing well, scoring goals, progressing well in the Champions League, beating an Italian team top of their table, one of the best teams in Europe." The winner of the all-English series could face Chelsea if the Blues beat Fenerbahce, as expected. For Liverpool, it would be the third time meeting Chelsea in four years in the Champions League semifinals. Liverpool won on each of the other occasions. The quarterfinal first legs begin April 1.