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First & second qualifying rounds

The long road to the UEFA Champions League final begins as teams enter the draws for the first two qualifying rounds of the competition.

First & second qualifying rounds

The long road to the UEFA Champions League final begins as teams enter the draws for the first two qualifying rounds of the competition.

12.00CET, 25 June, Nyon

The long road to the UEFA Champions League final began with the first two qualifying rounds of the competition.

The first qualifying round comprises two two-legged ties involving the champions of the lowest-ranked in UEFA competition, with the highest-ranked half seeded.

First qualifying round draw (3/4 and 10/11 July)
F91 Dudelange (LUX) v SP Tre Penne (SMR)
Valletta FC (MLT) v FC Lusitans (AND)
Linfield FC (NIR) v B36 Tórshavn (FRO)

The winners of those ties already know who they will face in the second qualifying round, when they are joined by countries ranked higher in UEFA competition (except Liechtenstein).

Second qualifying round draw (17/18 and 24/25 July)
KS Skënderbeu (ALB) v Debreceni VSC (HUN)
NK Maribor (SVN) v FK Željezničar (BIH)
MŠK Žilina (SVK) v Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC (ISR)
FC BATE Borisov (BLR) v FK Vardar (MKD)
AEL Limassol FC (CYP) v Linfield FC (NIR)/B36 Tórshavn (FRO)
Shamrock Rovers FC (IRL) v FK Ekranas (LTU)
FC Flora Tallinn (EST) v FC Basel 1893 (SUI)
The New Saints FC (WAL) v Helsingborgs IF (SWE)
HJK Helsinki (FIN) v KR Reykjavík (ISL)
Molde FK (NOR) v FK Ventspils (LVA)
F91 Dudelange (LUX)/SP Tre Penne (SMR) v FC Salzburg (AUT)
FC Slovan Liberec (CZE) v FC Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ)
PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) v GNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
Neftçi PFK (AZE) v FC Zestafoni (GEO)
Ulisses FC (ARM) v FC Sheriff (MDA)
Valletta FC (MLT)/FC Lusitans (AND) v FK Partizan (SRB)
FK Budućnost Podgorica (MNE) v WKS Śląsk Wroclaw (POL)

In both draws, balls containing the seeded clubs were placed in one bowl, with balls of the unseeded clubs placed in another. A ball was taken from each bowl and placed in a large empty bowl in the middle, where they were shuffled. The first team drawn plays its first match at home, against the second team drawn.

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2013/draws/index.html#first+second+qualifying+rounds

 

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