UEFA Champions League possible opponents

Posted : 27th May 2019 at 18:00:29

Linfield are one of the unseeded teams in the draw for the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League on June 18.

First leg games will take place on 9 or 10 July, with the second leg returns scheduled for 16-17 July.

Possible seeded opposition for Linfield will be one of the following teams, ranked from the highest UEFA coefficient team downwards to the lowest.

Celtic - Scotland

BATE Borisov - Belarus

Astana - Kazakhstan

Ludogorets Bulgaria

Qarabag - Azerbaijan

Maribor - Slovenia

Red Star Belgrade - Serbia

Sheriff Tiraspol - Moldova

Rosenborg - Norway

HJK - Finland

Dundalk - Republic of Ireland

F91 Dudelange - Luxembourg

Shkendija - North Macedonia

The New Saints - Wales

Slovan Bratislava -Slovakia

AIK - Sweden

Linfield have played the following of the above teams previously in Europe - Celtic, BATE Borisov, Red Star Belgrade, Rosenborg, HJK, Dundalk and AIK.

First qualifying round losers will proceed to the second qualifying round of the Europa League.

Furthermore, Linfield will be in the draw for the UEFA Women’s Champions League due to take place also in Geneva, on June 21. The 3 Linfield group stages games will be on August 7, 10 and 13.
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