Prishtina wins Champions League preliminary round final: final qualifying | UEFA Champions League
The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League season started with Pristina beating Folgore and Inter Club d’Escaldes to win the preliminary round in Albania.
Prishtina’s success is the third for a Kosovo side in four seasons since the introduction of the current preliminary round. They progress to face Ferencváros in the first qualifying round on 6/7 and 13/14 July, when qualifying returns to a two-legged format, with all matches now established.
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.
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.
Full season schedule
First qualifying round matches (6/7 & 13/14 July)
Tuesday July 6
HJK Helsinki v Budućnost Podgorica
Flora Tallinn vs. Hibernians
Ferencváros vs. Pristina
algiris Vilnius v Linfield Fola Esch v Lincoln Red Imps
Shkëndija vs. Mura
CFR Cluj vs Borac Banja Luka
Wednesday July 7
Dinamo Tbilisi vs Neftçi
Bodø / Glimt vs. Legia Warszawa
Slovan Bratislava vs. Shamrock Rovers
Ludogorets 1945 v 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
- 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).
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 1945 / Shakhtyor Soligorsk
- The defeated teams advance to the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League Champions path.
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.
The results of the draw are provisional and are subject to the outcome of ongoing investigations and / or legal proceedings and final UEFA confirmations.
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.