Play-off round draw

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UEFA Champions League play-off draw

The play-offs will decide the last ten places in the group stage.

UEFA Champions League play-off draw

Champions route
Qarabağ (AZE) v København (DEN)
APOEL (CYP) v Slavia Praha (CZE)  
Olympiacos (GRE) v Rijeka (CRO)
Celtic (SCO) v Astana (KAZ)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) v Maribor (SVN)

League route
İstanbul Başakşehir (TUR) v Sevilla (ESP)
Young Boys (SUI) v CSKA Moskva (RUS)
Napoli (ITA) v Nice (FRA)
Hoffenheim (GER) v Liverpool (ENG)
Sporting CP (POR) v FCSB (ROU)

2017/18 UEFA Champions League play-off draw
The 2017/18 UEFA Champions League play-off draw©Sportsfile

When are the ties?

The first legs will be played on 15/16 August, with the returns taking place on 22/23 August.

When and where was the draw?

The draw took place on Friday 4 August at UEFA headquarters in Nyon.

How did the draw work?

Draw procedure: The clubs with the five highest coefficients in each route – this applies to both League and Champions – were seeded and drawn against the other five teams in that route. There are therefore be ten ties in total.

What comes next?

The ten play-off winners will join 22 automatic entrants in the group stage, the draw for which will be made in Monaco at 18:00CET on Thursday 24 August. The ten losers will transfer to the UEFA Europa League group stage, with that draw being made at 13:00CET on Friday 25 August.