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The 2020–21 UEFA Champions League qualifying phase and play-off round began on 8 August and ended on 30 September 2020.

A total of 53 teams are expected to compete in the qualifying system of the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League, which includes the qualifying phase and the play-off round, with 43 teams in Champions Path and 10 teams in League Path. The six winners in the play-off round (four from Champions Path, two from League Path) advance to the group stage, to join the 26 teams that enter in the group stage.

Times are CEST (UTC+2), as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Teams

Champions Path

The Champions Path includes all league champions which do not qualify directly for the group stage, and consists of the following rounds:

  • Preliminary round (4 teams playing one-legged semi-finals and final): 4 teams which enter in this round.
  • First qualifying round (34 teams): 33 teams which enter in this round, and 1 winner of the preliminary round.
  • Second qualifying round (20 teams): 3 teams which enter in this round, and 17 winners of the first qualifying round.
  • Third qualifying round (10 teams): 10 winners of the second qualifying round.
  • Play-off round (8 teams): 3 teams which enter in this round, and 5 winners of the third qualifying round.

All teams eliminated from the Champions Path enter the Europa League:

Below are the participating teams of the Champions Path (with their 2020 UEFA club coefficients), grouped by their starting rounds.

Key to colours
Winners of play-off round advance to group stage
Losers of play-off round enter Europa League group stage
Losers of third qualifying round, and 2 losers of second qualifying round (Tirana and Ludogorets Razgrad), enter Europa League play-off round
Losers of second qualifying round enter Europa League third qualifying round
Losers of the preliminary round and first qualifying round enter Europa League second qualifying round
Play-off round
Team Coeff.
Austria Red Bull Salzburg 53.500
Greece Olympiacos 43.000
Czech Republic Slavia Prague 27.500
Second qualifying round
Team Coeff.
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 33.500
Switzerland Young Boys 25.500
Denmark Midtjylland 14.500
First qualifying round
Team Coeff.
Scotland Celtic 34.000
Kazakhstan Astana 29.000
Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad 26.000
Serbia Red Star Belgrade 22.750
Azerbaijan Qarabağ 21.000
Poland Legia Warsaw 17.000
Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 16.500
Norway Molde 15.000
Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol 12.750
Romania CFR Cluj 12.500
Hungary Ferencváros 9.000
Republic of Ireland Dundalk 8.500
Slovakia Slovan Bratislava 7.000
Lithuania Sūduva 6.750
Cyprus Omonia 5.350
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo 4.750
Georgia Dinamo Tbilisi 4.750
Luxembourg Fola Esch 4.750
Sweden Djurgårdens IF 4.550
Montenegro Budućnost Podgorica 4.250
Estonia Flora 4.000
Belarus Dynamo Brest 3.775
Latvia Riga 3.500
Wales Connah's Quay Nomads 3.250
Faroe Islands 2.750
Gibraltar Europa 2.750
Slovenia Celje 2.600
Armenia Ararat-Armenia 2.500
Finland KuPS 2.500
Iceland KR 2.500
Albania Tirana 1.475
North Macedonia Sileks 1.475
Malta Floriana 1.150
Preliminary round
Team Coeff.
Northern Ireland Linfield 4.250
San Marino Tre Fiori 1.500
Kosovo Drita 1.500
Andorra Inter Club d'Escaldes 0.566

League Path

The League Path includes all league non-champions which do not qualify directly for the group stage, and consists of the following rounds:

  • Second qualifying round (6 teams): 6 teams which enter in this round.
  • Third qualifying round (6 teams): 3 teams which enter in this round, and 3 winners of the second qualifying round.
  • Play-off round (4 teams): 1 team which enters in this round, and 3 winners of the third qualifying round.

All teams eliminated from the League Path enter the Europa League:

Below are the participating teams of the League Path (with their 2020 UEFA club coefficients), grouped by their starting rounds.

Key to colours
Winners of play-off round advance to group stage
Losers of play-off round and third qualifying round enter Europa League group stage
Losers of second qualifying round enter Europa League third qualifying round
Play-off round
Team Coeff.
Russia Krasnodar 35.500
Third qualifying round
Team Coeff.
Portugal Benfica 70.000
Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 55.000
Belgium Gent 39.500
Second qualifying round
Team Coeff.
Turkey Beşiktaş 54.000
Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 34.000
Austria Rapid Wien 22.000
Greece PAOK 21.000
Netherlands AZ 18.500
Croatia Lokomotiva 4.975

Format

In a change to the format as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, each tie prior to the play-off round is played as a single-legged match hosted by one of the teams decided by draw, except for the preliminary round which is played at neutral venue. If scores are level at the end of normal time, extra time is played, followed by a penalty shoot-out if the scores remain tied.

The play-off round ties are played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home. The team that scores more goals on aggregate over the two legs advances to the next round. If the aggregate score is level, the away goals rule is applied, i.e. the team that scores more goals away from home over the two legs advances. If away goals are also equal, then extra time is played. The away goals rule is again applied after extra time, i.e. if there are goals scored during extra time and the aggregate score is still level, the visiting team advances by virtue of more away goals scored. If no goals are scored during extra time, the tie is decided by a penalty shoot-out.

In each draw, teams are seeded based on their 2020 UEFA club coefficients. For any team whose club coefficients are not final at the time of a draw, their club coefficients at that time, taking into account of all 2019–20 UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches played up to that point, are used (Regulations Article 13.03). Teams are divided into seeded and unseeded pots containing the same number of teams, and a seeded team is drawn against an unseeded team. For each tie, a draw is made between the two teams, and the first team drawn is the home team in single-legged matches (or the administrative "home" team in preliminary round matches), or home team of the first leg in play-off round two-legged ties. If the identity of the winners of the previous round is not known at the time of the draws, the seeding is carried out under the assumption that the team with the higher coefficient of an undecided tie advances to this round, which means if the team with the lower coefficient is to advance, it simply takes the seeding of its opponent. Teams from associations with political conflicts as decided by UEFA may not be drawn into the same tie. Prior to the draws, UEFA may form "groups" in accordance with the principles set by the Club Competitions Committee and based on geographical, logistical and political reasons, and they are purely for convenience of the draw and do not resemble any real groupings in the sense of the competition.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the following special rules are applicable to the qualifying phase and play-offs:

  • Prior to each draw, UEFA will publish the list of known travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All teams must inform UEFA if there are other existing restrictions other than those published. If a team fails to do so which as a consequence the match cannot take place, the team is considered responsible and to have forfeited the match.
  • If travel restrictions imposed by the home team's country prevent the away team from entering, the home team must propose an alternative venue that allows the match to take place without any restrictions. Otherwise they are considered to have forfeited the match.
  • If travel restrictions imposed by the away team's country prevent the away team from leaving or returning, the home team must propose an alternative venue that allows the match to take place without any restrictions. Otherwise UEFA will decide on a venue.
  • If after the draw, new restrictions imposed by either the home team's or away team's country prevent the match from taking place, the team of that country are considered to have forfeited the match.
  • If either team refuses to play the match, they are considered to have forfeited the match. If both teams refuse to play or are responsible for a match not taking place, both teams are disqualified.
  • If a team has players and/or officials tested positive for SARS-2 coronavirus preventing them from playing the match before the deadline set by UEFA, they are considered to have forfeited the match.
  • In all cases, the two teams may agree to play the match at the away team's country or at a neutral country, subject to UEFA's approval. UEFA has the final authority to decide on a venue for any match, or to reschedule any match if necessary.
  • If, for any reason, the qualifying phase and play-offs cannot be completed before the deadline set by UEFA, UEFA will decide on the principles for determining the teams qualified for the group stage.

Four countries (Poland, Hungary, Greece and Cyprus) have provided neutral venue hubs which allow matches to be played at their stadiums without restrictions.

Schedule

The schedule of the competition is as follows (all draws are held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, unless stated otherwise). The tournament would originally have started in June 2020, but had been delayed to August due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. The new schedule was announced by the UEFA Executive Committee on 17 June 2020.

All qualifying matches, excluding the play-off round, will be played as single leg matches, hosted by one of the teams decided by draw (except the preliminary round which will be played at neutral venue), and will be played behind closed doors.

Round Draw date Match dates
Preliminary round 17 July 2020 8 August 2020 (semi-final round) 11 August 2020 (final round)
First qualifying round 9 August 2020 18–19 August 2020
Second qualifying round 10 August 2020 25–26 August 2020
Third qualifying round 31 August 2020 15–16 September 2020
Play-off round 1 September 2020 22–23 September 2020 (first leg) 29–30 September 2020 (second leg)

The original schedule of the competition, as planned before the pandemic, was as follows (all draws held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, unless stated otherwise).

Original schedule
Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Preliminary round 9 June 2020 23 June 2020 (semi-final round) 26 June 2020 (final round)
First qualifying round 16 June 2020 7–8 July 2020 14–15 July 2020
Second qualifying round 17 June 2020 21–22 July 2020 28–29 July 2020
Third qualifying round 20 July 2020 4–5 August 2020 11 August 2020
Play-off round 3 August 2020 18–19 August 2020 25–26 August 2020

Preliminary round

The draw for the preliminary round was held on 17 July 2020, 12:00 CEST.

Seeding

A total of four teams played in the preliminary round. As the draw was held before the UEFA entry deadline and the participating teams were not yet confirmed, only the associations of the teams were used, and seeding of teams was based on their association coefficients instead of their club coefficients. For the semi-final round, two teams (from associations 52 and 53, Northern Ireland and Kosovo) were seeded and two teams (from associations 54 and 55, Andorra and San Marino) were unseeded. The first team drawn in each tie in the semi-final round and the final round would be the administrative "home" team.

Seeded Unseeded
  • Andorra Inter Club d'Escaldes
  • San Marino Tre Fiori

Bracket

Semi-finals (8 August)
Nyon
Final (11 August)
Nyon
                           
   Kosovo Drita 2  
 Andorra Inter Club d'Escaldes 1  
   Kosovo Drita 0
   Northern Ireland Linfield (awarded) 3
 San Marino Tre Fiori 0
   Northern Ireland Linfield 2  


Summary

The semi-finals were played on 8 August at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland. The final was due to be played at the same venue on 11 August but the match was cancelled due to Drita players being put into quarantine after two players had tested positive for SARS-2 coronavirus, and Linfield were awarded a technical 3–0 win.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Semi-final round
Tre Fiori Flag of San Marino 0–2 Flag of Northern Ireland Linfield
Drita Flag of Kosovo 2–1 Flag of Andorra Inter Club d'Escaldes
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Final round
Drita Flag of Kosovo 0–3
(awd.)
Flag of Northern Ireland Linfield

Semi-final round

8 August 2020 (2020-08-08)
15:00
Tre Fiori San Marino 0–2 Northern Ireland Linfield Colovray Stadium, Nyon
Attendance: 0
Referee: Balázs Berke (Hungary)
Report Héry Goal 71'
Manzinga Goal 83'

8 August 2020 (2020-08-08)
19:30
Drita Kosovo 2–1 Andorra Inter Club d'Escaldes Colovray Stadium, Nyon
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Jenkins (Wales)
X. Shabani Goal 21'
Namani Goal 45+3'
Report García Goal 29'

Final round

11 August 2020 (2020-08-11)
18:00
Drita Kosovo 0–3
(awarded)
Northern Ireland Linfield Colovray Stadium, Nyon
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)
Report

First qualifying round

The draw for the first qualifying round was held on 9 August 2020, 12:00 CEST.

Seeding

A total of 34 teams played in the first qualifying round: 33 teams which entered in this round, and 1 winner of the preliminary round. Seeding of teams was based on their 2020 UEFA club coefficients. For the winner of the preliminary round, whose identity was not known at the time of draw, the club coefficient of the highest-ranked remaining team was used. The first team drawn in each tie would be the home team.

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Seeded Unseeded Seeded Unseeded Seeded Unseeded
Group 4 Group 5
Seeded Unseeded Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winner of the preliminary round, whose identity was not known at the time of draw. Teams in italics defeated a team with a higher coefficient, thus effectively taking the coefficient of their opponent in the draw.

Summary

The matches were played on 18 and 19 August 2020. The match between KÍ and Slovan Bratislava was cancelled due to Slovan Bratislava players being put into quarantine after one player had tested positive for SARS-2 coronavirus, and KÍ were awarded a technical 3–0 win.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ferencváros Flag of Hungary 2–0 Flag of Sweden Djurgårdens IF
Celtic Flag of Scotland 6–0 Flag of Iceland KR
Legia Warsaw Flag of Poland 1–0 Flag of Northern Ireland Linfield
Sheriff Tiraspol Flag of Moldova 2–0 Flag of Luxembourg Fola Esch
Connah's Quay Nomads Flag of Wales 0–2 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Red Star Belgrade Flag of Serbia 5–0 Flag of Gibraltar Europa
Budućnost Podgorica Flag of Montenegro 1–3 Flag of Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad
Ararat-Armenia Flag of Armenia 0–1 (a.e.t.) Flag of Cyprus Omonia
Floriana Flag of Malta 0–2 Flag of Romania CFR Cluj
Maccabi Tel Aviv Flag of Israel 2–0 Flag of Latvia Riga
Qarabağ Flag of Azerbaijan 4–0 Flag of North Macedonia Sileks
Dinamo Tbilisi Flag of Georgia 0–2 Flag of Albania Tirana
Dynamo Brest Flag of Belarus 6–3 Flag of Kazakhstan Astana
Molde Flag of Norway 5–0 Flag of Finland KuPS
Flora Flag of Estonia 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
Flag of Lithuania Sūduva
Celje Flag of Slovenia 3–0 Flag of Republic of Ireland Dundalk
Flag of Faroe Islands 3–0
(awd.)
Flag of Slovakia Slovan Bratislava

Matches

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
19:00
Ferencváros Hungary 2–0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF Groupama Arena, Budapest
Attendance: 0
Referee: Fedayi San (Switzerland)
Nguen Goal 33'62' Report

18 August 2020 (2020-08-18)
20:45 (19:45 BST)
Celtic Scotland 6–0 Iceland KR Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 0
Referee: Sebastian Gishamer (Austria)
Elyounoussi Goal 6'90+1'
Aðalsteinsson Goal 17' (o.g.)
Jullien Goal 31'
Taylor Goal 46'
Édouard Goal 72'
Report

18 August 2020 (2020-08-18)
19:00
Legia Warsaw Poland 1–0 Northern Ireland Linfield Polish Army Stadium, Warsaw
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nicolas Laforge (Belgium)
Kanté Goal 82' Report

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
20:00 (21:00 EEST)
Sheriff Tiraspol Moldova 2–0 Luxembourg Fola Esch Sheriff Stadium, Tiraspol
Attendance: 0
Referee: Balázs Berke (Hungary)
Abang Goal 36'
Lukić Goal 80'
Report

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
20:00 (19:00 BST)
Connah's Quay Nomads Wales 0–2 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 0
Referee: Jamie Robinson (Northern Ireland)
Report Tatar Goal 16'65'

18 August 2020 (2020-08-18)
21:00
Red Star Belgrade Serbia 5–0 Gibraltar Europa Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 0
Referee: Volen Chinkov (Bulgaria)
Ben Nabouhane Goal 35'44'52'
Ivanić Goal 78'87'
Report

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
20:00
Budućnost Podgorica Montenegro 1–3 Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad City Stadium, Podgorica
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ferenc Karakó (Hungary)
Ćuković Goal 31' Report Higinio Goal 12'
Tchibota Goal 25'
Cauly Goal 90+3'

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
17:00 (19:00 AMT)
Ararat-Armenia Armenia 0–1
(a.e.t.)
Cyprus Omonia Football Academy Stadium, Yerevan
Attendance: 0
Referee: Viktor Shimusik (Belarus)
Report Thiago Goal 94'

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
21:00
Floriana Malta 0–2 Romania CFR Cluj Centenary Stadium, Ta' Qali
Attendance: 0
Referee: Laurent Kopriwa (Luxembourg)
Report Cestor Goal 53'
Golofca Goal 90+7'

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
19:00 (20:00 IDT)
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 2–0 Latvia Riga Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 0
Referee: Igor Pajač (Croatia)
Blackman Goal 58' (pen.)88' (pen.) Report

18 August 2020 (2020-08-18)
18:00 (20:00 AZT)
Qarabağ Azerbaijan 4–0 North Macedonia Sileks Tofiq Bahramov Republican Stadium, Baku
Attendance: 0
Referee: Yaroslav Kozyk (Ukraine)
Romero Goal 11'
Guerrier Goal 40'51'
Emreli Goal 80'
Report

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
19:00 (21:00 GET)
Dinamo Tbilisi Georgia 0–2 Albania Tirana Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi
Attendance: 0
Referee: Roomer Tarajev (Estonia)
Report Torassa Goal 45+4'
Ismailgeci Goal 86'

18 August 2020 (2020-08-18)
20:00 (21:00 FET)
Dynamo Brest Belarus 6–3 Kazakhstan Astana Regional Sport Complex, Brest
Attendance: 0
Referee: Novak Simović (Serbia)
Gordeichuk Goal 16'22'
Pyachenin Goal 17'
Sedko Goal 37'
Diallo Goal 55'90'
Report Tomasov Goal 45'
Rotariu Goal 53'
Beisebekov Goal 87'

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
18:00
Molde Norway 5–0 Finland KuPS Aker Stadion, Molde
Attendance: 0
Referee: Bryn Markham-Jones (Wales)
E. Hestad Goal 26'
Wolff Eikrem Goal 37'
Omoijuanfo Goal 65'
Holmgren Pedersen Goal 87'
Knudtzon Goal 89'
Report

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
18:30 (19:30 EEST)
Flora Estonia 1–1
(a.e.t.)
Lithuania Sūduva A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nejc Kajtazović (Slovenia)
Sappinen Goal 49' Report Topčagić Goal 78' (pen.)
  Penalties  
Vassiljev Missed
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Järvelaid Soccerball shad check.png
Soomets Missed
2–4 Soccerball shad check.png Švrljuga
Soccerball shad check.png Šabala
Missed Tadić
Soccerball shad check.png Pušić
Soccerball shad check.png Topčagić

19 August 2020 (2020-08-19)
19:00
Celje Slovenia 3–0 Republic of Ireland Dundalk Szusza Ferenc Stadion, Budapest (Hungary)
Attendance: 0
Referee: Vítor Ferreira (Portugal)
Kerin Goal 43'
Vizinger Goal 89'
Dangubić Goal 90+5'
Report

21 August 2020 (2020-08-21)
18:00 (17:00 WEST)
Faroe Islands 3–0
(awarded)
Slovakia Slovan Bratislava Við Djúpumýrar, Klaksvík
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kristoffer Hagenes (Norway)
Report

Second qualifying round

The draw for the second qualifying round was held on 10 August 2020, 12:00 CEST.

Seeding

A total of 26 teams played in the second qualifying round. They were divided into two paths:

  • Champions Path (20 teams): 3 teams which entered in this round, and 17 winners of the first qualifying round.
  • League Path (6 teams): 6 teams which entered in this round.

Seeding of teams was based on their 2020 UEFA club coefficients. For the winners of the first qualifying round, whose identity was not known at the time of draw, the club coefficient of the highest-ranked remaining team in each tie was used. The first team drawn in each tie would be the home team.

Champions Path
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Seeded Unseeded Seeded Unseeded Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winners of the first qualifying round, whose identity was not known at the time of draw. Teams in italics defeated a team with a higher coefficient, thus effectively taking the coefficient of their opponent in the draw.
League Path
Seeded Unseeded

Summary

The matches were played on 25 and 26 August 2020.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Champions Path
CFR Cluj Flag of Romania 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(5–6 p)
Flag of Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Young Boys Flag of Switzerland 3–1 Flag of Faroe Islands
Celtic Flag of Scotland 1–2 Flag of Hungary Ferencváros
Sūduva Flag of Lithuania 0–3 Flag of Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv
Legia Warsaw Flag of Poland 0–2 (a.e.t.) Flag of Cyprus Omonia
Celje Flag of Slovenia 1–2 Flag of Norway Molde
Ludogorets Razgrad Flag of Bulgaria 0–1 Flag of Denmark Midtjylland
Dynamo Brest Flag of Belarus 2–1 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Qarabağ Flag of Azerbaijan 2–1 Flag of Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol
Tirana Flag of Albania 0–1 Flag of Serbia Red Star Belgrade
Team 1  Score  Team 2
League Path
AZ Flag of Netherlands 3–1 (a.e.t.) Flag of Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň
PAOK Flag of Greece 3–1 Flag of Turkey Beşiktaş
Lokomotiva Flag of Croatia 0–1 Flag of Austria Rapid Wien

Champions Path

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
20:00 (21:00 EEST)
CFR Cluj Romania 2–2
(a.e.t.)
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb Stadionul Dr. Constantin Rădulescu, Cluj-Napoca
Attendance: 0
Referee: António Nobre (Portugal)
Pereira Goal 64'
Debeljuh Goal 90+3'
Report Gojak Goal 14'
Kastrati Goal 78'
  Penalties  
Paulo Vinícius Soccerball shad check.png
Đoković Soccerball shad check.png
Rondón Soccerball shad check.png
Sušić Soccerball shad check.png
Golofca Missed
Deac Soccerball shad check.png
Boli Missed
5–6 Soccerball shad check.png Petković
Soccerball shad check.png Leovac
Soccerball shad check.png Ademi
Soccerball shad check.png Stojanović
Missed Gojak
Soccerball shad check.png Dilaver
Soccerball shad check.png Gvardiol

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
20:15
Young Boys Switzerland 3–1 Faroe Islands Stadion Wankdorf, Bern
Attendance: 0
Referee: Athanasios Tzilos (Greece)
Nsame Goal 51'
Sulejmani Goal 57'
Ngamaleu Goal 82'
Report J. Johannesen Goal 79'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
20:45 (19:45 BST)
Celtic Scotland 1–2 Hungary Ferencváros Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 0
Referee: Allard Lindhout (Netherlands)
Christie Goal 53' Report Sigér Goal 7'
Nguen Goal 75'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
18:00 (19:00 EEST)
Sūduva Lithuania 0–3 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv Sūduva Stadium, Marijampolė
Attendance: 0
Referee: Rade Obrenovič (Slovenia)
Report Rikan Goal 30'
Blackman Goal 73'
Davidzada Goal 90+2'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
20:00
Legia Warsaw Poland 0–2
(a.e.t.)
Cyprus Omonia Polish Army Stadium, Warsaw
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nathan Verboomen (Belgium)
Report Gómez Goal 92' (pen.)
Thiago Goal 107'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
18:00
Celje Slovenia 1–2 Norway Molde Stadion Z'dežele, Celje
Attendance: 0
Referee: Christopher Jäger (Austria)
Lotrič Goal 38' Report Hussain Goal 57'
James Goal 74'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
19:30 (20:30 EEST)
Ludogorets Razgrad Bulgaria 0–1 Denmark Midtjylland Huvepharma Arena, Razgrad
Attendance: 0
Referee: Denys Shurman (Ukraine)
Report Júnior Brumado Goal 77'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
20:00 (21:00 FET)
Dynamo Brest Belarus 2–1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Regional Sport Complex, Brest
Attendance: 0
Referee: Loukas Sotiriou (Cyprus)
Gordeichuk Goal 3'
Diallo Goal 49'
Report Đokanović Goal 34'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
18:00 (20:00 AZT)
Qarabağ Azerbaijan 2–1 Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol Tofiq Bahramov Republican Stadium, Baku
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine)
Matić Goal 22' (pen.)
Emreli Goal 63'
Report Castañeda Goal 78'

25 August 2020 (2020-08-25)
20:00
Tirana Albania 0–1 Serbia Red Star Belgrade Arena Kombëtare, Tirana
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kaspar Sjöberg (Sweden)
Report Tomané Goal 62'

League Path

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
16:30
AZ Netherlands 3–1
(a.e.t.)
Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň AFAS Stadion, Alkmaar
Attendance: 0
Referee: Luís Godinho (Portugal)
Koopmeiners Goal 90+5' (pen.)
Guðmundsson Goal 98'118'
Report Limberský Goal 78'

25 August 2020 (2020-08-25)
20:00 (21:00 EEST)
PAOK Greece 3–1 Turkey Beşiktaş Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki
Attendance: 0
Referee: Daniele Doveri (Italy)
Tzolis Goal 7'24'
Pelkas Goal 30'
Report Larin Goal 37'

26 August 2020 (2020-08-26)
19:00
Lokomotiva Croatia 0–1 Austria Rapid Wien Stadion Kranjčevićeva, Zagreb
Attendance: 0
Referee: Juan Martínez Munuera (Spain)
Report Kara Goal 32'

Third qualifying round

The draw for the third qualifying round was held on 31 August 2020, 12:00 CEST.

Seeding

A total of 16 teams played in the third qualifying round. They were divided into two paths:

  • Champions Path (10 teams): 10 winners of the second qualifying round (Champions Path).
  • League Path (6 teams): 3 teams which entered in this round, and 3 winners of the second qualifying round (League Path).

Seeding of teams was based on their 2020 UEFA club coefficients. The first team drawn in each tie would be the home team.

Champions Path
Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winners of the second qualifying round (Champions Path).
League Path
Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winners of the second qualifying round (League Path).

Summary

The matches were played on 15 and 16 September 2020.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Champions Path
Ferencváros Flag of Hungary 2–1 Flag of Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Qarabağ Flag of Azerbaijan 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(5–6 p)
Flag of Norway Molde
Omonia Flag of Cyprus 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
Flag of Serbia Red Star Belgrade
Midtjylland Flag of Denmark 3–0 Flag of Switzerland Young Boys
Maccabi Tel Aviv Flag of Israel 1–0 Flag of Belarus Dynamo Brest
Team 1  Score  Team 2
League Path
PAOK Flag of Greece 2–1 Flag of Portugal Benfica
Dynamo Kyiv Flag of Ukraine 2–0 Flag of Netherlands AZ
Gent Flag of Belgium 2–1 Flag of Austria Rapid Wien

Champions Path

16 September 2020 (2020-09-16)
19:00
Ferencváros Hungary 2–1 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb Groupama Arena, Budapest
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tobias Stieler (Germany)
Lovrencsics Goal 2'
Uzuni Goal 65'
Report Uzuni Goal 23' (o.g.)

16 September 2020 (2020-09-16)
19:00 (20:00 EEST)
Qarabağ Azerbaijan 0–0
(a.e.t.)
Norway Molde AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis, Larnaca (Cyprus)
Attendance: 0
Referee: Srđan Jovanović (Serbia)
Report
  Penalties  
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Huseynov Missed
5–6 Soccerball shad check.png Omoijuanfo
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16 September 2020 (2020-09-16)
17:00 (18:00 EEST)
Omonia Cyprus 1–1
(a.e.t.)
Serbia Red Star Belgrade GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 0
Referee: Chris Kavanagh (England)
Lüftner Goal 31' Report Ivanić Goal 45+1'
  Penalties  
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Missed Falcinelli
Missed Degenek

16 September 2020 (2020-09-16)
20:30
Midtjylland Denmark 3–0 Switzerland Young Boys MCH Arena, Herning
Attendance: 0
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Bulgaria)
Lefort Goal 51' (o.g.)
Dreyer Goal 62'
Mabil Goal 84'
Report

16 September 2020 (2020-09-16)
19:00 (20:00 IDT)
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 1–0 Belarus Dynamo Brest Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 0
Referee: Davide Massa (Italy)
Biton Goal 50' (pen.) Report

League Path

15 September 2020 (2020-09-15)
20:00 (21:00 EEST)
PAOK Greece 2–1 Portugal Benfica Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki
Attendance: 0
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Giannoulis Goal 63'
Živković Goal 75'
Report Rafa Goal 90+4'

15 September 2020 (2020-09-15)
19:00 (20:00 EEST)
Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine 2–0 Netherlands AZ NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev
Attendance: 0
Referee: Orel Grinfeld (Israel)
Rodrigues Goal 49'
Shaparenko Goal 86'
Report

15 September 2020 (2020-09-15)
20:30
Gent Belgium 2–1 Austria Rapid Wien Ghelamco Arena, Ghent
Attendance: 0
Referee: Andreas Ekberg (Sweden)
Dorsch Goal 36'
Yaremchuk Goal 59' (pen.)
Report Demir Goal 90+3'

Play-off round

The draw for the play-off round was held on 1 September 2020, 12:00 CEST.

Seeding

A total of 12 teams will play in the play-off round. They were divided into two paths:

  • Champions Path (8 teams): 3 teams which entered in this round, and 5 winners of the third qualifying round (Champions Path).
  • League Path (4 teams): 1 team which entered in this round, and 3 winners of the third qualifying round (League Path).

Seeding of teams was based on their 2020 UEFA club coefficients. For the winners of the third qualifying round, whose identity was not known at the time of draw, the club coefficient of the highest-ranked remaining team in each tie was used. The first team drawn in each tie will be the home team of the first leg.

Since Russian and Ukrainian teams may not be drawn into the same tie for political reasons, the winners of the match involving Benfica had to play Krasnodar, and the winners of the match involving Dynamo Kyiv had to play the winners of the match involving Gent.

Champions Path
Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winners of the third qualifying round (Champions Path), whose identity was not known at the time of draw. Teams in italics defeated a team with a higher coefficient, thus effectively taking the coefficient of their opponent in the draw.
League Path
Seeded Unseeded
Notes
  1. Winners of the third qualifying round (League Path), whose identity was not known at the time of draw. Teams in italics defeated a team with a higher coefficient, thus effectively taking the coefficient of their opponent in the draw.

Summary

The first legs are being played on 22 and 23 September, and the second legs will be played on 29 and 30 September 2020.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Champions Path
Slavia Prague Flag of Czech Republic 1–4 Flag of Denmark Midtjylland 0–0 1–4
Maccabi Tel Aviv Flag of Israel 2–5 Flag of Austria Red Bull Salzburg 1–2 1–3
Olympiacos Flag of Greece 2–0 Flag of Cyprus Omonia 2–0 0–0
Molde Flag of Norway 3–3 (a) Flag of Hungary Ferencváros 3–3 0–0
Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
League Path
Krasnodar Flag of Russia 4–2 Flag of Greece PAOK 2–1 2–1
Gent Flag of Belgium 1–5 Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 1–2 0–3

Champions Path

22 September 2020 (2020-09-22)
21:00
Slavia Prague Czech Republic 0–0 Denmark Midtjylland Sinobo Stadium, Prague
Attendance: 0
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Report
30 September 2020 (2020-09-30)
21:00
Midtjylland Denmark 4–1 Czech Republic Slavia Prague MCH Arena, Herning
Attendance: 0
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Kaba Goal 65'
Scholz Goal 84' (pen.)
Onyeka Goal 88'
Dreyer Goal 90+1'
Report Olayinka Goal 3'

22 September 2020 (2020-09-22)
21:00 (22:00 IDT)
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 1–2 Austria Red Bull Salzburg Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv
Attendance: 0
Referee: Michael Oliver (England)
Biton Goal 9' Report Szoboszlai Goal 49' (pen.)
Okugawa Goal 57'
30 September 2020 (2020-09-30)
21:00
Red Bull Salzburg Austria 3–1 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv Stadion Wals-Siezenheim, Wals-Siezenheim
Attendance: 0
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Daka Goal 16'68'
Szoboszlai Goal 45+4' (pen.)
Report Karzev Goal 30'

23 September 2020 (2020-09-23)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
Olympiacos Greece 2–0 Cyprus Omonia Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus
Attendance: 0
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Valbuena Goal 69' (pen.)
El-Arabi Goal 90+2'
Report
29 September 2020 (2020-09-29)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
Omonia Cyprus 0–0 Greece Olympiacos GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 0
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
Report

23 September 2020 (2020-09-23)
21:00
Molde Norway 3–3 Hungary Ferencváros Aker Stadion, Molde
Attendance: 0
Referee: Carlos del Cerro Grande (Spain)
James Goal 55'
Eikrem Goal 65'
Ellingsen Goal 83'
Report Boli Goal 7'
Uzuni Goal 52'
Kharatin Goal 87' (pen.)
29 September 2020 (2020-09-29)
21:00
Ferencváros Hungary 0–0 Norway Molde Groupama Arena, Budapest
Attendance: 0
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
Report

League Path

22 September 2020 (2020-09-22)
21:00 (22:00 MSK)
Krasnodar Russia 2–1 Greece PAOK Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar
Attendance: 0
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
Claesson Goal 39' (pen.)
Cabella Goal 70'
Report Pelkas Goal 32'
30 September 2020 (2020-09-30)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
PAOK Greece 1–2 Russia Krasnodar Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki
Attendance: 0
El Kaddouri Goal 77' Report Michailidis Goal 73' (o.g.)
Cabella Goal 78'

23 September 2020 (2020-09-23)
21:00
Gent Belgium 1–2 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv Ghelamco Arena, Ghent
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ovidiu Haţegan (Romania)
Kleindienst Goal 41' Report Supriaha Goal 9'
De Pena Goal 79'
29 September 2020 (2020-09-29)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine 3–0 Belgium Gent NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev
Attendance: 0
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
Buyalskyi Goal 9'
De Pena Goal 36' (pen.)
Rodrigues Goal 49' (pen.)
Report

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