UEFA Champions League second qualifying round draw | UEFA Champions League


The draw for the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round took place on Friday 15 June at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

The draw

way of champions

The teams were split into two groups of six and one of eight, and ranked according to the club coefficient ranking. The winners of the first qualifying round were seeded for the second qualifying round draw if one of the clubs involved in the confrontation had a coefficient that allowed them to be seeded.

Seeds are displayed in bold.

Group 1

Tobol Kostanay (KAZ) / Ferencvaros (HUN) – Slovan Bratislava (SVK) / Dinamo Batumi (GEO)
GNK Dinamo (CRO)
– Shkupi (MKD) / Lincoln Red Imps (GIB)
Lech Poznań (POL) / Qarabağ (AZE) – Zurich (SUI)

Group 2

HJK (FIN) / RFS (LVA) – Viktoria Pilsen (CZE)
The New Saints (WAL) / Linfield (NIR) – Bodø/Glimt (NOR) / KÍ (FRO)
Ballkani (KOS) / Zalgiris (LTU) – Malmö (SWE) / Winner of the preliminary round

Group 3

Ludogorets (BUL) / Sutjeska (MNE) – Shamrock Rovers (IRL) / Hibernians (MLT)
Maribor (SVN) / Shakhtyor Soligorsk (BLR) – Zrinjski (BIH) / Sheriff (MDA)
Maccabi Haifa (ISR) – Olympiacos (GRE)
Pyunik (ARM) / CFR Cluj (ROU)
– Diddeleng (LUX) / Tirana (ALB)

league path

The four teams were ranked according to the club coefficient ranking.

Midtjylland (DEN) – AEK Larnaca (CYP)
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) – Fenerbahce (TUR)

Functioning

way of champions

  • The draw concerns 20 teams: five direct entrants and the 15 winners of the first qualifying round matches played on 5/6 and 12/13 July.
  • Teams in each draw will be split equally between seeded and non-seeded clubs in accordance with the club coefficient ranking. For matches in the first qualifying round, the coefficient of the club with the higher coefficient of the two clubs involved in a match not yet played is used for the purposes of the draw.
  • UEFA will form three groups for the Champions Path draw, in accordance with the principles established by the Club Competitions Committee: two groups which will produce three matches each (Groups 1 and 2) and one which will produce four matches (Group 3 ).
  • The balls containing the names of the seeded teams/pairs will be placed in one bowl and the balls containing the unseeded teams/pairs will be placed in another bowl. A ball will be taken from each bowl and placed in a large empty bowl in the middle, where they will be mixed. The first team/pair drawn will play the first leg at home.

league path

  • The four teams in the draw, all of which start in this round, will be split evenly between seeded and non-seeded clubs according to the club coefficient ranking.
  • The balls containing the names of the seeded teams/pairs will be placed in one bowl and the balls containing the unseeded teams/pairs will be placed in another bowl. A ball will be taken from each bowl and placed in a large empty bowl in the middle, where they will be mixed. The first team/pair drawn will play the first leg at home.

And then ?

The winners of the second qualifying round advance to the third qualifying round. The defeated teams advance to the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

dates

June 21: preliminary round semi-finals
June 24: preliminary round final
5/6 July: first qualifying round first leg
12/13 July: first qualifying round second leg
July 18: Third qualifying round draw
19/20 July: second qualifying round first leg
26/27 July: second qualifying round second leg
August 2: play-off draw
2/3 August: third qualifying round first leg
9 August: third qualifying round second leg
16/17 August: one-way play-offs
23/24 August: return play-offs

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