Dinamo Zagreb’s path again to the Champions League group stage will begin away to Cluj or Floriana within the second qualifying spherical draw made Monday by UEFA.
Soccer’s disrupted schedule throughout the coronavirus pandemic means attracts and video games in qualifying for the 2020-21 Champions League have began earlier than the earlier version resumes Wednesday on the quarterfinals stage.
Dinamo will journey to Romania or Malta for a single-leg sport in an empty stadium on Aug. 25 or 26. One 12 months in the past, Croatia’s champion superior via three qualifying rounds then started the group stage beating present quarterfinalist Atalanta 4-0.
In pairings of runners-up in higher-ranked home leagues, AZ Alkmaar bought a house sport in opposition to Viktoria Plzeň and Lokomotiva Zagreb will host Speedy Vienna.
PAOK Thessaloniki was drawn at house to Beşiktaş. Although Beşiktaş positioned third within the Turkish league, it took runner-up Trabzonspor’s Champions League entry due to a one-season ban for breaking UEFA’s monetary monitoring guidelines.
Switzerland’s champion Younger Boys will host Slovan Bratislava or KÍ of the Faroe Islands, who meet subsequent week within the first qualifying spherical.
If Celtic will get previous KR Reykjavík within the first qualifying spherical it would have one other house sport, in opposition to Ferencváros or Djurgården.
Purple Star Belgrade should first beat Europa of Gibraltar to earn a second qualifying spherical sport at Dinamo Tbilisi or Tirana.
The delayed new season will see Champions League qualifying rounds performed via September. The 32-team group stage begins in October.