SPORT

Başakşehir to meet Club Brugge in Champions League

BAŞAKŞEHIR TO MEET CLUB BRUGGE IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Turkish football club Medipol Başakşehir is to meet Belgian side Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

The draws were held in the Swiss city of Nyon on Friday.

Medipol Başakşehir will play their first match in Belgium on July 25 or 26. The return match will be played in Istanbul on August 1 or 2.

If the Istanbul side eliminates Club Brugge this round, they will be in the playoffs.

The Champions League group stages come after the playoffs.

Draws were as follows:

League route:

Steaua Bucharest (Romania) - Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic)

Nice (France) - Ajax (Netherlands)

Dinamo Kiev (Ukraine) - Young Boys (Switzerland)

AEK (Greece) - CSKA Moscow (Russia)

Club Brugge (Belgium) - Medipol Başakşehir (Turkey)

Champions route:

1st group:

Slavia Prague (Czechia)/BATE (Belarus) - Alashkert (Armenia)

Spartaks Jurmala (Latvia)/Astana (Kazakhstan) - Mariehamn (Finland)/Legia Warsaw (Poland)

Zrinjski (Bosnia Herzegovina)/Maribor (Slovenia) - Hafnarfjordur (Iceland)/Vikingur (Faroe Islands)

Zilina (Slovakia)/Copenhagen (Denmark) - Malmo (Sweden)/Vardar (Macedonia)

Linfield (Northern Ireland)/Celtic (Scotland) - Dundalk (Ireland)/Rosenborg (Norway)

2nd group:

Hapoel Beer-Sheva (Israel)/Honved (Hungary) - Zalgiris (Lithuania)/Ludogorets (Bulgaria)

Viitorul (Romania) - APOEL (Greek Cypriıot Adm.)/Dudelange (Luxembourg)

Hibernians (Malta)/Salzburg (Austria) - Rijeka (Croatia)/The New Saints (Wales)

Qarabag (Azerbaijan)/Samtredia (Georgia) - Sheriff (Moldova)/Kukesi (Albania)

Partizan Belgrade (Serbia)/Buducnost (Montenegro) - Olympiacos (Greece)

Contact Us