Aston Villa beat Lille (1-2, 2-1, 3-4 on penalties) in the Europa Conference League quarter-final. Villa goalkeeper Emiliano "Dibu" Martinez received a yellow card during normal time, for saving time from the 39th minute.

However, Martinez was able to finish the match and stop Benjamin Andre's last attempt, to bury Lille's hopes. Ifab, the body which governs the rules of football, said that cards received during the match cannot be combined with the sanctions issued during penalties. The penalty shootout is held outside the match pitch. However, a player can be warned twice during the session and be sent off. He may also receive a direct red card, "specifies Ifab. The match was played in Lille's Stade de Reims, with Aston Villa playing in the Stadio Olimpico, with Lille playing in Stade des Princes, and Villa in the Lille Stadion.