Football

19 July 2021, 11h14

Benfica will Spartak Moscovo in the 3rd qualifying round of the Champions League. The draw took place this Monday morning in Nyon, Switzerland. 

The first leg will be played in Russia, at the Spartak Stadium, the home ground of the team coached by Rui Vitória, on August 3 or 4. The second leg will be at Estádio da Luz, on August 10.  

In the league path – 3rd place in the Portuguese League –, Benfica, with a coefficient of 58,000 points, already knew that they would not face the Ukrainians of Shakhtar Donetsk, nor the French of Monaco, nor the Scots of Celtic, nor the Danes of Midtjylland, and last two will play the 2nd qualifying round to be held on July 20 and 21 (first leg) and July 27 and 28 (second leg).

Liga dos Campeões

CALENDAR

3rd QUALIFYING ROUND 
Match
Spartak Moscow-Benfica
First leg
August 3 or 4
Second leg
August 10
Match
PSV-Galatasaray vs Celtic-Midtjylland
First leg
August 3 or 4
Second leg
August 10
Match
Genk-Shakhtar Donetsk
First leg
August 3 or 4
Second leg
August 10
Match
Monaco vs Rapid Wien -Sparta Praha
First leg
August 3 or 4
Second leg
August 10

DATAS IMPORTANTES

  • July 20/21 and July 27/28: 2nd qualifying round matches

  • August 2: draw of the play-off

  • August 3/4 and August 10: 3rd qualifying round matches

  • August 17/18 and August 24/25: play-off matches

  • August 26: draw of the group stage

  • September 14/15: Matchday 1 of the group stage

Photos: UEFA.com
Last update: Monday, July 19, 2021

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