The UEFA Champions League second qualifying round draw! Which of these clubs will make it to the 23/24 group stage? The draw for the Champions League second qualifying round 2023-24 took place on June 21, 2023, at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by UEFA’s Director of Competitions, Giorgio Marchetti, and former Dutch international player Ronald de Boer.
How will they Qualify:
The winners of the second qualifying round will advance to the third qualifying round, where they will face teams from the Champions League third qualifying round path. The losers of the second qualifying round will enter the Europa League third qualifying round.
The 16 teams drawn into the second qualifying round were:
10 teams eliminated from the Champions League first qualifying round
6 teams from the Europa League first qualifying round
The teams were drawn into two groups of eight, with the winners of each group advancing to the third qualifying round. The following are the pairings for the second qualifying round:
CFR Cluj (Romania) vs. FK Qarabag (Azerbaijan)
Vikingur Reykjavik (Iceland) vs. The New Saints (Wales)
Žalgiris Vilnius (Lithuania) vs. Malmo FF (Sweden)
Ludogorets Razgrad (Bulgaria) vs. Shamrock Rovers (Republic of Ireland)
Bodø/Glimt (Norway) vs. Celtic (Scotland)
Midtjylland (Denmark) vs. AEK Larnaca (Cyprus)
Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) vs. Shkupi (North Macedonia)
Fenerbahçe (Turkey) vs. Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine)
The first legs of the second qualifying round will be played on July 11-12, 2023, and the second legs will be played on July 25-26, 2023.