Survivors move on to next phase

Seventeen clubs progressed to the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round this week as FC Levadia Tallinn caused a shock and ŠK Slovan Bratislava earned a meeting with Olympiacos CFP.

Aktobe's Konstantin Golovskoy and Marat Khayrullin celebate against FH Hafnarfjördur
Aktobe's Konstantin Golovskoy and Marat Khayrullin celebate against FH Hafnarfjördur ©Sergey Khodanov

FC Levadia Tallinn followed up their 1-1 draw at Wisła Kraków last week with a 1-0 victory to provide the major shock of the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round and set up a tie in the next phase against Debreceni VSC.

Next week
Elsewhere, ŠK Slovan Bratislava overcame NK Zrinjski to seal a meeting with Olympiacos CFP while FC Salzburg scored late to survive a scare against Bohemian FC and secure a date with NK Dinamo Zagreb. All these clubs will play in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round Champions Path side of the draw while teams such as Sporting Clube de Portugal, Celtic FC and FC Shakhtar Donetsk will enter at the Non-Champions Path stage, with all first-leg ties to be played next week.

UEFA Champions League third qualifying round
Non-Champions Path draw

First leg: 28/29 July
Second leg: 4/5 August
MatchFixture
1AC Sparta Praha (CZE)
vPanathinaikos FC (GRE)
2FC Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
vFC Timişoara (ROU)
3Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
vFC Twente (NED)
4Celtic FC (SCO)vFC Dinamo Moskva (RUS)
5RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
vSivasspor (TUR)
Champions Path draw
First leg: 28/29 July
Second leg: 4/5 August
1FC Salzburg (AUT)
vNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
2ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK)vOlympiacos CFP (GRE)
3FC Zürich (SUI)vNK Maribor (SVN)
4APOEL FC (CYP)vFK Partizan (SRB)
5FC Sheriff (MDA)vSK Slavia Praha (CZE)
6FK Aktobe (KAZ)vMaccabi Haifa FC (ISR)
7FK Bakı (AZE)vPFC Levski Sofia (BUL)
8FK Ventspils (LVA)vFC BATE Borisov (BLR)
9FC Levadia Tallinn (EST)vDebreceni VSC (HUN)
10FC København (DEN)
vStabæk IF (NOR)