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
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.