Champions League: Next Phases Drawn

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The ever-baffling qualifying stages of the UEFA Champions League have had the next phases drawn for the forty-seven clubs currently in the competition. Two separate stages have been draw, the Best Placed Third Qualifying Round, and the Third Qualifying Phase. I’d explain the differences but there are ovens I haven’t yet stuck my head into today.

Four matches stand between these sides and the hallowed Group Stage.

         Best Placed Third Qualifying Phase Draw
         First Leg, 31 July - Second Leg, 07 Aug

     Austria Wien (Austria) v. Club Brugge (Belgium)
 PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece) v. Galatasaray (Turkey)
  Odense Boldklub (Denmark) v. FC Twente (Netherlands)
   Young Boys (Switzerland) v. Zenit St Petersburg (Russia)
 Metalist Kharkiv (Ukraine) v. Saint-Etienne (France)

                Third Qualifying Phase Draw
         First Leg, 31 July - Second Leg, 07 Aug  

          Legia / Valletta  v.  Jeunesse Esch / Slo. Bratislava
   Santa Coloma / Partizan  v.  TNS / Zeljeznicar
Metalurg Skopje / M. Haifa  v.  CSKA Sofia / Ujpest
           Ekranas / Rudar  v.  Celtic / Molde
        Dinamo / Portadown  v.  Omonoia
    Dinamo Tblisi / Pyunik  v.  Rapid Wien
       BATE / IFK Goteborg  v.  Ventspils / Sligo Rovers
    Sparta Prague / Neftci  v.  Irtysh Pavlodar / Sheriff
                     Basel  v.  KR / Olimpija
               Flora / HJK  v.  Steaua Burcharest / Flamurtari
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