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Play-off round

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Play-off round

The play-off draw will be streamed live on UEFA.com from 12.00CET on Friday 8 August.

Play-off round
Play-off round ©Getty Images

The UEFA Champions League play-off draw takes place on Friday 8 August:

When? Proceedings begin at 12.00CET and will be streamed live on UEFA.com.

Where? The draw is made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon.

Coverage: UEFA.com's new DrawCentre will have build-up, live streaming and reaction during the course of Friday from 10.00CET.

Who? There will be 20 teams involved: ten in the champions route and ten in the league route.

Arsenal's Arsène Wenger
Arsenal's Arsène Wenger©Getty Images

Automatic entrants: Arsenal FC, Athletic Club, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SSC Napoli and FC Porto.

Note: Celtic FC have replaced Legia Warszawa in the draw due to a UEFA disiciplinary decision.

League route
Seeded:
Arsenal FC (ENG), FC Porto (POR), FC Zenit (RUS), Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER), SSC Napoli (ITA)
Unseeded: Athletic Club (ESP), LOSC Lille (FRA), FC København (DEN), R. Standard de Liège (BEL), Beşiktaş JK (TUR)

Champions route
Seeded:
FC Salzburg (AUT), FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU), APOEL FC (CYP), Celtic FC (SCO), FC BATE Borisov (BLR)
Unseeded: PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL), NK Maribor (SVN), ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK), Malmö FF (SWE), Aalborg BK (DEN)

Ties will be played on 19/20 & 26/27 August, the ten winners joining the 22 teams automatically qualified for the group stage.