AS Monaco will face Rapid Vienna or Sparta Prague in the 3rd preliminary round of the Champions League.
It is this Monday, at noon, in Nyon, Switzerland, that UEFA proceeded to the draw for the third preliminary round of the Champions League.
Only one French club was concerned by this draw: AS Monaco, third in the last French championship. And THE MEN OF Robert Kovac will face the winner of the double confrontation between the Austrians from Rapid Viennes and the Czechs from Sparta Prague.
RKC Genk (BEL) – Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
PSV Eindhoven (NED) / Galatasaray (TUR) – Celtic FC (SCO) / Midtjylland (DEN)
Spartak Moscow (RUS) – Benfica (POR)
AS Monaco (FRA) – Rapid Vienna (AUT) / Sparta Prague (CZE)
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) / Omonoia FC (CYP) – Legia Warsaw (POL) / Flora Tallinn (EST)
Olympiacos (GRE) / Neftçi PFK (AZE) – Mura (SVN) / Ludogorets (BUL)
Lincoln Red Imps (GIB) / CFR Cluj (ROU) – Slovan Bratislava (SVK) / Young Boys (SUI)
Kairat Almaty (KAZ) / Red Star of Belgrade (SRB) – Alashkert (ARM) / Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA)
Malmö (SWE) / HJK Helsinki (FIN) – Glasgow Rangers (SCO)
Ferencváros (HUN) / Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) – SK Slavia Prague (CZE)
The matches are held on August 3/4 and 10, with the possibility of playing an extra time and a penalty shoot-out after the second leg. The winners will qualify for the Champions League play-offs (August 2 draw).
The losing teams in the league path will be transferred to the group stage of the Europa League.
The losing Champions Path teams will enter the Europa League play-offs, where the winners will go to the Europa League group stage and the losers will move to the Europa League Conference group stage.
This means that all teams involved in Monday’s draw will take part in the group stage of one of the three competitions.
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