Another football season is here already, and its time to catch the very best of European football. The UEFA champions league is one of the most important tournaments in Europe. It features the club from leagues all over the European continent in an eight group division.
The matches are usually watched by the whole world and the club that wins the tournament at the end is usually quite celebrated. 2018/2019 season has already started in some European league and the UEFA champions league is also preparing to enter the group stages as the UEFA champions league playoff match fixtures for 2018/2019 has been released.
The playoffs will be between Tuesday 7th of August and 8th of August. It will take place after the third qualifying round and the second leg will be played a week after the playoffs.
UEFA Champions League Playoff Match Fixtures for 2018/2019
Tuesday, August 7 fixtures
(CET / GMT)
Astana v Dinamo Zagreb (16:00 / 14:00)
Qarabağ v BATE (19:00 / 17:00)
Malmö FF v Vidi (19:15 / 17:15)
Slavia Praha v Dynamo Kyiv (19:30 / 17:30)
Standard Liège v Ajax (20:00 / 18:00)
Crvena Zvezda v Spartak Trnava (20:30 / 18:30)
Benfica v Fenerbahçe (21:00 / 19:00)
Wednesday, August 8 fixtures (CET / GMT)
PAOK v Spartak Moskva (19:00 / 17:00)
Salzburg v Shkendija (19:00 / 17:00)
Celtic v AEK Athens (20:45 / 18:45)
If any team loses in the qualifying round, their champions league dream will immediately receive a blow, but they will still have a chance in the UEFA Europa league because they will still be in the playoffs of that competition instead.
However, the teams that win will get a chance to play the champions league this season. This means that the teams still end up in one of the European competition. So stay tuned for more update as the European football commences the 2018/2019 football season.