All times CET

First qualifying round : 1-2 July 2014

1 July 2014
FC Santa Coloma1-0Banants
Referee: Jens Maae (DEN) – Stadium: Estadi Comunal, Andorra la Vella (AND)
07/16/2014 09:23:49
La Fiorita0-1Levadia
Referee: Dejan Jakimovksi (MKD) – Stadium: Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle (SMR)
07/16/2014 09:23:50
2 July 2014
Referee: Alexandre Boucaut (BEL) – Stadium: Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar (GIB)
07/16/2014 09:23:53

First qualifying round : 8 July 2014

8 July 2014
Banants3-2FC Santa Coloma
Aggregate: 3-3 FC Santa Coloma win on away goals
Referee: Nikolai Yordanov (BUL) – Stadium: FFA Academy Stadium, Yerevan (ARM)
10/27/2014 14:59:05
Levadia7-0La Fiorita
Aggregate: 8-0
Referee: Chris Reisch (LUX) – Stadium: Kadriorg, Tallinn (EST)
07/16/2014 09:23:49
Aggregate: 6-3
Referee: Vadims Direktorenko (LVA) – Stadium: Tórsvøllur, Torshavn (FRO)
07/16/2014 09:23:48

Last updated: 27/02/2015 20:25 CET


Road to the final

The UEFA Champions League comprises three qualifying rounds, a play-off round, a group stage and four knockout rounds.

In matches in the three qualifying rounds and the play-off stage, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis. The club which scores the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for the next round, with away goals and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.

Group stage
The ten winners in the play-off round ties – five from the best-placed path and five from the champions path – join 22 automatic entrants in the 32-team group stage. The clubs are split into eight groups of four teams, who play home and away against each of their pool opponents between September and December to decide which two teams from each section advance to the first knockout round. The third-place finishers in each group enter the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

Knockout phase
From the last 16 until the semi-finals, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis with the same rules as the qualifying and play-off rounds applied. In the last 16, group winners play runners-up other than teams from their own pool or nation, while from the quarter-finals on the draw is free.

The final is decided by a single match, which this season will be played at the Olympiastadion, Berlin on Saturday 6 June 2015.

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, can be found in the official competition regulations.

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