Planning a Football Trip in June or July 2019. This post has details of the UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw to help you plan your Football Trip.
Preliminary Round Draw
Semi-finals (25 June)
Feronikeli (KOS) vs Lincoln Red Imps (GIB)
Tre Penne (SMR) vs FC Santa Coloma (AND)
Final (28 June)
Feronikeli/Lincoln v Tre Penne/Santa Coloma
All games played at the Fadil Vokrri Stadium, Pristina
- The draw was made at 12CET on Tuesday 11 June.
- The preliminary round is a one-venue mini-tournament consisting of a semi-final round on 25 June and a final three days later (all one-off matches). This season’s matches will be hosted by Kosovo, at Pristina’s Fadil Vokrri Stadium.
- The winners of the final round enter the first qualifying round on 9/10 & 16/17 July, with their opponents decided in the draw on 18 June.
- The three losing teams transfer to the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round.
First qualifying round draw (matches 9/10 & 16/17 July)
The 32 teams were divided into two groups (group 1 and 2) of ten teams and into one group (group 3) of 12 teams.
Within the three groups, the 32 teams were divided equally as 16 seeded teams and 16 unseeded teams.
Group 1 (seeded sides in bold)
Nõmme Kalju (EST) v Shkëndija (MKD)
Sūduva (LTU) v Crvena zvezda (SRB)
Ararat-Armenia (ARM) v AIK (SWE)
Astana (KAZ) v CFR Cluj (ROU)
Ludogorets (BUL) v Ferencváros (HUN)
Group 2 (seeded sides in bold)
Celtic (SCO) v Sarajevo (BIH)
Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) v Saburtalo (GEO)
F91 Dudelange (LUX) v Valletta (MLT)
Partizani (ALB) v Qarabağ (AZE)
Slovan Bratislava (SVK) v Sutjeska (MNE)
Group 3 (seeded sides in bold)
Linfield (NIR) v Rosenborg (NOR)
Valur Reykjavík (ISL) v Maribor (SVN)
Dundalk (IRL) v Riga (LVA)
The New Saints (WAL) v Winners of the preliminary round
HJK Helsinki (FIN) v HB Tórshavn (FRO)
BATE Borisov (BLR) v Piast Gliwice (POL