PAOK to Play Besiktas for Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round

NYON, Switzerland — Draw made Monday for the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round:

Single-leg games, Aug 25 or 26

AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands) vs. Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic)

PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece) vs. Besiktas (Turkey)

Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) vs. Rapid Vienna (Austria)

Floriana (Malta) or Cluj (Romania) vs. Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)

Young Boys (Switzerland) vs. KÍ (Faroe Islands) or Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia)

Celtic (Scotland) or KR Reykjavík (Iceland) vs. Ferencváros (Hungary) or Djurgården (Sweden)

Flora Tallinn (Estonia) or Suduva (Lithuania) vs. Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel) or Riga (Latvia)

Legia Warsaw (Poland) or Drita (Kosovo) or Linfield (Northern Ireland) vs. Ararat-Armenia (Armenia) or Omonia (Cyprus)

Celje (Slovenia) or Dundalk (Ireland) vs. Molde (Norway) or KuPS (Finland)

Buducnost Podgorica (Montenegro) or Ludogorets Razgrad (Bulgaria) vs. Midtjylland (Denmark)

Dynamo Brest (Belarus) or Astana (Kazakhstan) vs. Connah’s Quay Nomads (Wales) or Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Qarabag (Azerbaijan) or Sileks (North Macedonia) vs. Sheriff (Moldova) or Fola Esch (Luxembourg)

Dinamo Tbilisi (Georgia) or Tirana (Albania) vs. Red Star Belgrade (Serbia) or Europa (Gibraltar).


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