Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UEFA Champions League Play-Off Draw Live Stream, Lineup & More!

UEFA Champions League Play-Off Draw Live Stream, Lineup & More!

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The 2016/17 UEFA Champions League play-off draw has been set on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. The event will be held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland and will be streamed live starting at 12:00 p.m. CET on the official UEFA website.

The play-off draw involves the winners of the third qualifying leg, which was concluded this week. Twenty teams will participate in the draw, with 10 teams each coming through the Champions route and 10 teams coming through the League route based on the current Champions League qualification format.

There will be a total of 10 play-off ties, which will be played in a home and away format. The first leg games will be on Aug. 16/17 and the return legs will be played on Aug. 23/24.
Here is a list of the participating teams:

Champions Route:

Seeded
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE)
FC Salzburg (AUT)
Celtic (SCO)
APOEL (CYP)
Legia Warszawa (POL)

Unseeded
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL)
FC København (DEN)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
Dundalk (IRL)

League Route:
Seeded
Manchester City (ENG)
Porto* (POR)
Villarreal (ESP)
Ajax (NED)
Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER)

Unseeded
Roma (ITA)
Steaua București (ROU)
Monaco (FRA)
Young Boys (SUI)
Rostov (RUS)

The 10 teams that will advance from the play-offs will join the 22 other teams that have already qualified for the group stage. The groups will be determined by another draw scheduled to take place on Aug. 25.

Here’s a list of the qualified teams:

Real Madrid (ESP, defending champions)
Barcelona (ESP)
Leicester City (ENG)
Bayern München (GER)
Juventus (ITA)
Benfica (POR)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
CSKA Moskva (RUS)

Other pots
Atlético Madrid (ESP)
Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Arsenal (ENG)
Sevilla (ESP)
Napoli (ITA)
Bayer Leverkusen (GER)
Basel (SUI)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Lyon (FRA)
PSV Eindhoven (NED)
Sporting CP (POR)
Club Brugge (BEL)
Beşiktaş (TUR)