Champions League first qualifying round begins | UEFA Champions League
The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League first qualifying round has started.
Qualifying now reverts to a two-round format, with Ferencváros, Dinamo Zagreb, Legia and Malmö among the clubs starting their campaign.
Qualifying matches and results
Tied first qualifying round
Tuesday July 6
HJK Helsinki 3-1 Budućnost Podgorica
Flora Tallinn 2-0 Hibernians
Ferencváros 3-0 Pristina
algiris Vilnius 3-1 Linfield
Fola Esch 2-2 Lincoln Rouge Imps
Shkëndija 0-1 Mura
CFR Cluj 3-1 Borac Banja Luka
Wednesday July 7
Dinamo Tbilisi vs Neftçi
Bodø / Glimt vs. Legia Warszawa
Slovan Bratislava vs. Shamrock Rovers
Ludogorets vs. Shakhtyor Soligorsk
Maccabi Haifa vs. Kairat Almaty
Teuta vs. Sheriff Tiraspol
Malmö vs Riga FC
Dinamo Zagreb v Valur
Nomads of Connah’s Quay vs. Alashkert
Tuesday July 13
Hibernians vs. Flora Tallinn
Riga FC vs Malmö
Lincoln Red Imps vs. Fola Esch
Sheriff Tiraspol vs. Teuta
Pristina vs. Ferencváros
Mura vs. Shkëndija
Borac Banja Luka vs CFR Cluj
Budućnost Podgorica v HJK Helsinki
Linfield vs. Žalgiris Vilnius
Shamrock Rovers vs. Slovan Bratislava
Shakhtyor Soligorsk vs. Ludogorets
Valur vs. Dinamo Zagreb
Wednesday July 14
Kairat Almaty vs. Maccabi Haifa
Alashkert against the nomads of Connah’s Quay
Neftçi vs Dinamo Tbilisi
Legia Warszawa vs. Bodø / Glimt
- The defeated teams advance to the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League Champions path (losers of Slovan Bratislava to Shamrock Rovers receive a pass to the third qualifying round after a draw necessary to balance the access list).
Full season schedule
Second qualifying round (20/21 & 27/28 July)
- The winners will take part in the third qualifying round on August 3/4 and 10, with the draw taking place on July 19.
Dinamo Zagreb / Valur vs Omonia
Slovan Bratislava / Shamrock Rovers vs. Young Boys
Bodø / Glimt / Legia Warszawa vs. Flora Tallinn / Hibernians
Connah’s Quay Nomads / Alashkert FC vs Teuta / Sheriff Tiraspol
Olympiacos vs Dinamo Tbilisi / Neftçi
Maccabi Haifa / Kairat Almaty vs. Crvena zvezda
Fola Esch / Lincoln Red Imps vs CFR Cluj / Borac Banja Luka
Malmö / Riga FC vs HJK Helsinki / Budućnost Podgorica
Ferencváros / Prishtina vs Žalgiris Vilnius / Linfield
Shkëndija / Mura vs Ludogorets / Shakhtyor Soligorsk
- The defeated teams are transferred to the path of the UEFA Europa League champions in the third qualifying round, drawn on July 19.
Rapid Wien vs Sparta Prague
Celtic vs Midtjylland
PSV Eindhoven v Galatasaray
- The defeated teams advance to the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League main track, drawn on 19 July.
The results of the draw are provisional and are subject to the outcome of ongoing investigations and / or legal proceedings and final UEFA confirmations.
Final: Friday June 25
Pristina 2-0 Inter Club d’Escaldes (Elbasan)
- Inter Escaldes will face the one who loses the first qualifying round between Teuta and Sheriff in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League Champions Path on 22-29 July.
Semi-finals: Tuesday June 22
Folgore 0-2 Prishtina (Elbasan)
- Folgore will face the one who loses the first qualifying round between Flora Tallinn and Hibernians in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League Champions path on 22-29 July.
HB Tórshavn 0-1 Inter Club d’Escaldes (Durres)
- HB will face the one who loses the first qualifying round between HJK Helsinki and Budućnost Podgorica in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League Champions Path on 22-29 July.
COVID special rules
Please take note of the special rules applicable to the qualifying phase and the play-offs of the competition due to COVID-19, which can be viewed here.
As for traveling fans admitted to matches, more information can be found here.