Celtic and Motherwell will learn their potential opponents in the third qualifying round of the Champions League when the draw is made on Friday.
SPL champions Celtic have been placed in group two for the Champions Path draw and will be seeded.
Their potential opponents have been narrowed down from 20 to ten by UEFA, with the governing body splitting the draw into two pots.
Celtic will face one team from the winners of the ties Ulisses (Armenia) v FC Sheriff (Moldova), Molde FK (Norway) v Ventspils (Latvia), HJK Helsinki (Finland) v KR (Iceland), AEL Limassol (Cyprus) v Linfield (Northern Ireland) or Neftci PFK (Azerbaijan) v FC Zestafoni (Georgia).
The ten teams played their first second qualifying round ties over the last two nights, with second leg games to be played on July 24/25.
Of Celtic’s potential opponents, Sheriff lead Ulisses 1-0, Molde were 3-0 home winners over Ventspils, HJK Helsinki are essentially through after a 7-0 home win over KR, AEL Limassol lead Linfield 3-0 and Neftci are ahead of Zestafoni by the same scoreline.
Motherwell are already aware of their four potential opponents on the Non-Champions Path. As non-seeds, lying in wait for the Steelmen is one from Dynamo Kiev, Panathinaikos, FC Copenhagen or Fenerbahce.
Celtic’s potential Champions League third qualifying round opponents
Ulisses (Armenia) or FC Sheriff (Moldova)
Molde FK (Norway) or Ventspils (Latvia)
HJK Helsinki (Finland) or KR (Iceland)
AEL Limassol (Cyprus) or Linfield (Northern Ireland)
Neftci PFK (Azerbaijan) or FC Zestafoni (Georgia).
Motherwell’s potential Champions League third qualifying round opponents
The draw will take place on Friday, July 20 at 11am UK time.
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