UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round draw unveiled
Galatasaray to face winner of Celtic-Midtjylland match if Turkish club eliminate PSV Eindhoven in 2nd round
The UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw was made on Monday in the Swiss city of Nyon.
Galatasaray will face the winner of the game between Scotland’s Celtic and Denmark’s Midtjylland clubs if the Turkish club eliminates PSV Eindhoven in the second qualifying round of the tournament.
The first legs of the third qualifying round will be played on Aug. 3-4, and the return matches will be played on Aug. 10.
There are two paths in 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League draws: The Champions Path and the League Path.
The Champions Path includes all league champions which do not qualify directly for the group stage while the League Path includes all league non-champions which do not qualify directly for the group stage.
Champions Path draw:
Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) / Omonoia FC (Cyprus) - Legia Warsaw (Poland) / Flora Tallinn (Estonia)
Lincoln Red Imps (Gibraltar) / CFR Cluj (Romania) - Bratislava (Slovakia) / Young Boys (Switzerland)
Olympiakos (Greece) / Neftchi PFK (Azerbaijan) - Mura (Slovenia) / Ludogorets (Bulgaria)
Kairat Almaty (Kazakhstan) / Red Star (Serbia) - Alashkert (Armenia) / Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldova)
Malmö (Sweden) / HJK Helsinki (Finland) - Rangers (Scotland)
Ferencvaros (Hungary) / Zalgiris Vilnius (Lithuania) - Slavia Prague (Czech)
League Path draw:
PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) / Galatasaray (Turkey) vs Celtic FC (Scotland) / Midtjylland (Denmark)
Spartak Moskva (Russia) vs Benfica (Portugal)
Genk (Belgium) vs Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
Monaco (France) vs Rapid Wien (Austria) / Sparta Praha (Czech Republic)