UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : Settings For Third Qualifying Round


The most glamorous club football tournament is at the preliminary stage again. Teams are vying for a spot in the main competition.
The line-up for the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round was finalised on Wednesday.
Astra Giurgiu, Olympiacos and Viktoria Plzeň know their first opponents, while Celtic and Dinamo Zagreb joined them in the third qualifying round after winning on Wednesday.
The 3rd round ties takes place on 26/27 July & 2/3 August, with the victors advancing to the play-offs. Defeated sides transfer to the UEFA Europa League play-off round.


Champions route

Olympiacos (GRE) v Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
Astra Giurgiu (ROU) v FC København (DEN)
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) v Crvena zvezda (SRB)
Rosenborg (NOR) v APOEL (CYP)
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO)
BATE Borisov (BLR) v Dundalk (IRL)
Partizani (ALB) v FC Salzburg (AUT)
Trenčín (SVK) v Legia Warszawa (POL)
Astana (KAZ) v Celtic (SCO)
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) v Qarabağ (AZE)

League route

Ajax (NED) v PAOK (GRE)
Sparta Praha (CZE) v Steaua București (ROU)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) v Young Boys (SUI)
Rostov (RUS) v Anderlecht (BEL)
Fenerbahçe (TUR) v Monaco (FRA)
Entering in play-off round (draw 5 August)
Manchester City (ENG)
Porto (POR)
Villarreal (ESP)
Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER)
Roma (ITA)

Bye to group stage (draw 25 August)

Pot 1 (holders & champions of top 7 ranked nations)
Real Madrid (ESP, holders)
Barcelona (ESP)
Leicester City (ENG)
Bayern München (GER)
Juventus (ITA)
Benfica (POR)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
CSKA Moskva (RUS)

Other pots

Atlético Madrid (ESP)
Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Arsenal (ENG)
Sevilla (ESP)
Napoli (ITA)
Bayer Leverkusen (GER)
Basel (SUI)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Lyon (FRA)
PSV Eindhoven (NED)
Sporting CP (POR)
Club Brugge (BEL)
Beşiktaş (TUR)

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Thats a nice play list there…

Anthony Dugbo
Anthony Dugbo

No Man united.