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UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw

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UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw

The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw took place on 8 June.

The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw was held at midday CET on Tuesday 8 June.

Folgore (SMR) vs Prishtina (KOS)
HB Tórshavn (FRO) vs Inter Club d'Escaldes (AND)

Folgore (SMR) / Prishtina (KOS) vs HB Tórshavn (FRO) / Inter Club d'Escaldes (AND)

How the draw worked 

  • The champions of Kosovo, Faroe Islands, Andorra and San Marino enter the preliminary round in accordance with their rankings in the 2021/22 access list.
  • The two clubs with the highest club coefficients were seeded for the semi-final draw.
  • The first draw determined the two semi-finals; the first team drawn in each tie is considered the nominal home team. An additional draw determined which semi-final winner will be considered the nominal home team for the final.

Seeded: HB Tórshavn (FRO), Prishtina (KOS)
Unseeded: Inter Club d'Escaldes (AND), Folgore (SMR)

What is the preliminary round?

The preliminary round is a mini-tournament consisting of semi-finals on 22 June and a final on 25 June, all one-off matches to be played in Albania.

The preliminary round winners enter the first qualifying round (draw on 15 June), which will comprise two-legged ties taking place on 6/7 and 13/14 July, while the other three teams transfer to the UEFA Europa Conference League champions path second qualifying round (draw on 16 June) taking place on 22 and 29 July.

What are the key dates?

22 June: Semi-finals
25 June: Final

The line-up is subject to final confirmation by UEFA.

Special COVID rules

Please be aware of the special rules applicable to the qualifying phase and play-offs of the competition due to COVID-19, which can be found here.

In regards to travelling fans being admitted to matches, more information can be found here.

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