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Champions League draw means St Patrick's Athletic could face Celtic

Updated: Friday, 18 Jul 2014 18:02 | Comments

St Patrick's Athletic have the added incentive of a clash with Scottish champions Celtic
St Patrick's Athletic have the added incentive of a clash with Scottish champions Celtic

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St Patrick’s Athletic will face Celtic or KR Reykjavík in the third qualifying round of the Champions League if they can overcome Legia Warsaw.

The Saints host the Polish side in Tallaght on Wednesday with the tie poised at 1-1 after the first leg

Scottish champions Celtic, meanwhile, take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their tie against Reykjavík in Murrayfield on Tuesday.

Cliftonville of the Danske Bank Premiership have been drawn to face either Beluras' BATE Borisov or Albanian outfit KS Skenderbeu if they get past Hungarians Debrecen, who they drew 0-0 with at home this week.

The UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round Draw
League Route

Standard Liege v Panathinaikos
Dnipro v FC Copenhagen
Grasshoppers v Lille
AEL v FC Zenit
Feyenoord v Besikas

These games will be played over the 29/30 July and 5/6 August

Champions Route:
Group 1

Legia Warsaw/Saint Patrick's Athletic v KR Reykjavik/Celtic
Cliftonville/Debreceni v FC Bate/KS Skenderbeu
SK Slovan Bratislava/The New Saints FC v FC Sheriff/FK Sutjeska
Valetta/Qarabag FK v FC Salzburg
Aalborg v Dinamo Zagreb/VMFD Zaliris

Group 2
Sparta Prague / Levadia Tallin v Malmo FF / FK Ventspils
Ludogorets / F91 Dudelange v FK Partizan / HB Toshavn
Zrinjski Mostar / NK Maribor v FC Santa Coloma / Maccabi Tel-Aviv
Dinamo Tbilisi / Aktobe v Stromgodset / Steaua Bucuresti
Rabotnicki Kometal / HJK Helsinki v APOEL

Fixture dates for the Champions Route will be confirmed at a later date.

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