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Champions League 2018-19: Which teams have qualified, when the draws are, fixtures & results



Champions League 2018-19: Which teams have qualified, when the draws are, fixtures & results
Champions League 2018-19: Which teams have qualified, when the draws are, fixtures & results

Champions League 2018-19: Which teams have qualified, when the draws are, fixtures & results: This year Champions League 2018-19 is already on the road and the first several rounds have been chosen.

Europe’s premier club competition will have a slightly distinctive texture to it this season but the overall schedule of the tournament is the same, with the initial qualifying rounds taking place in June, July, and August, over two months ahead of the group stage, which begins in September.

There are more group stage seats reserved for teams from several countries, meaning that the overall qualification process has become slightly more competitive.

As the game gets closer to the group stage, ydraft has your entire guide, including what teams have qualified, as well as draw dates, game schedules, and results.

Champions League 2018-19 group stage

A total of 32 teams will take part in the group stage of the Champions League 2018-19. Twenty-six teams enter at this stage and they are joined by the six winners from the play-off round.

The draw is due to be held in Monaco on August 30 following the summing-up of all draws in the play-off round, with the first group-stage matches set to be played on September 18 and 19.

The teams will be mapped into eight groups of four and they will be divided into four pots of eight for the purposes of the draw. Pot One will contain the ruling champions, as well as the Europa League champions and the title winners from the top six leagues. Pots Two, Three and Four will contain the remaining 24 teams, seeded based on their UEFA coefficient.

Teams from the same country cannot be pulled against each other in the group stage.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4
Real Madrid (162.000) (CL) Borussia Dortmund (89.000) Schalke (62.000) Inter (16.000)
Atletico Madrid (140.000) (EL) Porto (86.000) Lyon (59.500) Hoffenheim (14.285)
Bayern Munich (135.000) Manchester United (82.000) Monaco (57.000) TBC
Barcelona (132.000) Shakhtar Donetsk (81.000) CSKA Moscow (45.000) TBC
Juventus (126.000) Napoli (78.000) Valencia (36.000)* TBC
PSG (109.000) Tottenham (67.000) Viktoria Plzen (33.000)* TBC
Manchester City (100.000) Roma (64.000) Club Brugge (29.500)* TBC
Lokomotiv Moscow (22.500) Liverpool (62.000)* Galatasaray (29.500)* TBC

Note: Italics = places subject to change

Play-off round

Two teams enter at the play-off stage in the ‘champions path’, where they are joined by the six winners from the champions path third qualifying round.

August 6 was the date for the play-off round draw and games will take place later that month; first leg matches are scheduled for August 21 and 22, while second leg matches are penciled in for August 28 and 29.

The losing teams from both the champions path and the league path will enter the Europa League group stage.

Champions path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Red Star Belgrade Red Bull Salzburg Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29
BATE Borisov PSV Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29
Young Boys Dinamo Zagreb Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29
AEK Athens MOL Vidi Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29

League path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
PAOK Benfica Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29
Slavia Prague Ajax Aug 21/22 Aug 28/29

Third qualifying round

The third qualifying round is split into two sections (‘champions path’ and ‘league path’). Two teams enter the champions path, where they are joined by the 10-second qualifying round winners (champions path), while five teams enter the league path, where they are joined by the three winners of the league path second qualifying round.

The draw for the third qualifying round took place on July 23, with the first leg matches being played on August 7 and 8 before the second legs on August 14.

The losing teams from the champions path will enter the Europa League play-off round, while the losers from the league path drop directly into the Europa League group stage.

Champions path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Red Star Belgrade 3-2 Spartak Trnava 1-1 2-1
Qarabag 1-2 BATE Borisov 0-1 1-1
Astana 0-3 Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 0-1
Malmo 1-1 MOL Vidi 1-1 0-0
Celtic 2-3 AEK Athens 1-1 1-2
Red Bull Salzburg 4-0 Shkendija 3-0 1-0

League path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Standard Liege 2-5 Ajax 2-2 0-3
Benfica 2-1 Fenerbahce 1-0 1-1
Slavia Prague 1-3 Dynamo Kiev 1-1 0-2
PAOK 3-2 Spartak Moscow 3-2 0-0

Second qualifying round

The second qualifying round of the Champions League was split into two sections: the ‘champions path’ and the ‘league path’.

A total of nine teams entered at this stage of the competition – three in the champions path and six in the league path. The three teams in the champions path were joined by the 17 winners from the first qualifying round.

The draw was held at the same time as the first qualifying round on June 19. First leg games were played on July 24 and 25, with second legs taking place on July 31 and August 1.

The losing teams at this stage of the qualification process dropped into the Europa League third qualifying round.

Champions path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Astana 2-1 Midtjylland 2-1 0-0
Ludogorets Razgrad 0-1 MOL Vidi 0-0 0-1
Kukesi 0-3 Qarabag 0-0 0-3
CFR Cluj 1-2 Malmo 0-1 1-1
Dinamo Zagreb 7-2 Hapoel Be’er Sheva 5-0 2-2
Red Star Belgrade 5-0 Suduva Marijampole 3-0 2-0
BATE Borisov 2-1 HJK 0-0 2-1
Shkendija 1-0 Sheriff Tiraspol 1-0 0-0
Legia Warsaw 1-2 Spartak Trnava 0-2 1-0
Celtic 3-1 Rosenborg 3-1 0-0

League path:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
PAOK 5-1 Basel 2-1 3-0
Ajax 5-1 Sturm Graz 2-0 3-1

First qualifying round

total of 34 teams took part in the first qualifying round: the 33 teams that entered at that stage of the competition and the winners of the preliminary round.

The draw for the first qualifying round was held on June 19, with first legs being played on July 10 and 11 and the second legs taking place on July 17 and 18.

Losers from this stage of the competition dropped into the Europa League second qualifying round.

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Torpedo Kutaisi 2-4 Sheriff Tiraspol 2-1 0-3
Shkendija 5-4 The New Saints 5-0 0-4
Suduva Marijampole 3-2 APOEL 3-1 0-1
Olimpija Ljubljana 0-1 Qarabag 0-1 0-0
F91 Dudelange 2-3 MOL Vidi 1-1 1-2
Drita 0-5 Malmo 0-3 0-2
Vikingur Gota 2-5 HJK 1-2 1-3
Ludogorets Razgrad 9-0 Crusaders 7-0 2-0
Cork City 0-4 Legia Warsaw 0-1 0-3
Valur 2-3 Rosenborg 1-0 1-3
Kukesi 1-1 (a) Valletta 0-0 1-1
Flora Tallinn 2-7 Hapoel Be’er Sheva 1-4 1-3
Spartaks Jurmala 0-2 Red Star Belgrade 0-0 0-2
Alashkert 0-6 Celtic 0-3 0-3
Spartak Trnava 2-1 Zrinjski 1-0 1-1
Astana 3-0 Sutjeska Niksic 1-0 2-0

(a) = away goals

Preliminary round

The preliminary round featured four teams and in 2018-19 they were the champions of Andorra, Gibraltar, Kosovo and San Marino.

The draw took place on June 12, with the semi-final to be played on June 26 and the final taking place on June 29.


Date Team Result Team
June 26 La Fiorita 0-2 Lincoln Red Imps
June 26 FC Santa Coloma 0-2 (AET) Drita


Team Result Team
June 29 Lincoln Red Imps 1-4 (AET) Drita

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Chris Harrison Tells Fans To Expect A ‘Turbulent’ Season From Pilot ‘Bachelor’ Peter Weber



Chris Harrison Tells Fans To Expect A ‘Turbulent’ Season From Pilot ‘Bachelor’ Peter Weber

Chris Harrison Tells Fans To Expect A ‘Turbulent’ Season From Pilot ‘Bachelor’ Peter Weber: At the start of each new season of The Bachelor, host Chris Harrison perpetually guarantees that it’ll be the foremost dramatic season nonetheless. This season, that stars young pilot Peter Weber, is anticipated to be no completely different. Harrison is telling fans to expect loads of puns and drama with one amongst the foremost common men from Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette, in step with USA these days.

There were loads of jokes related to Weber throughout Brown’s season, most of them having to try and do with windmills. This was as a result of he and Brown infamously slept along in one throughout their fantasy suite date night, as she later discovered to the remainder of the planet. there’ll definitely be loads additional windmill and pilot jokes to return this season, doubtless worked into pick-up-lines by the ladies making an attempt to convert Weber’s heart.

“It’s a awfully sincere, emotional, pun-intended turbulent season,” Harrison aforesaid.

The show’s host went on to explain however this season are going to be notably fascinating as a result of Weber is a lot of mysterious than some World Health Organization have compete the role of the bachelor within the past. He’s not as vocal regarding what he needs.

“You had a bloke World Health Organization very doesn’t have a sort, and had a troublesome time determining specifically what he’s searching for in life. whereas that creates for nice TV, it conjointly makes for a rough ride down the road,” he explained.

Many fans square measure eager to realize what happened with Weber’s injury. although the show hasn’t airy however, the news already skint that the star of the show was burned throughout photography. Weber had a “freak accident” in Central American nation that semiconductor diode to him being hospitalized and even requiring stitches.

While the accident definitely adds to the drama of the show, Harrison admitted that it wasn’t as massive of a deal because it could appear and it didn’t keep him from photography the remainder of the show. As for a way precisely it all goes down, Harrison is remaining tight-lipped. Fans can have to be compelled to wait till Three Kings’ Day, 2020, once the new season premieres to envision what happens.

“While it appeared pretty dramatic and pretty dangerous, it wasn’t that horrifying of associate degree accident. He got some stitches and a bandage and that we touched on. Fans can have to be compelled to expect the particulars. you may ascertain thoroughly what happens, I will tell you that,” he said.

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Khloe Kardashian Clears the Rumors About Tristan Thompson’s Mistress



Khloe Kardashian Clears the Rumors About Tristan Thompson’s Mistress

Khloe Kardashian Clears the Rumors About Tristan Thompson’s Mistress: Socialite Khloe Kardashian took to her Instagram narrative late Tuesday night to deal with rumors that she had been Tristan Thompson’s mistress while he cheated on his pregnant girlfriend, Jordan Craig, reported The Daily Mail.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians celebrity felt the necessity to explain her side of this story after court records released last week disclosed that Jordan maintained she found out her boyfriend had been cheating on her with Khloe per month later after learning she was pregnant in April of 2016. From the child support petition that Jordan registered in November 2018, Khloe was appointed as Tristan’s mistress.

The 34-year-old mother of one has reacted to the allegations, denying any knowledge of Tristan was in a relationship in the time she started connections with him.

“I’m disappointed that I even feel the need to post this but… I need to say my truth. Take it as you will. My truth is: I met Tristan because HE CHOSE to go on a blind date with me. A mutual friend set us up. After going on some dates, Tristan told me that he had an ex that was pregnant. Obviously, I was reluctant about us continuing to date or start a relationship.”


Khloe continued to mention that Tristan had pleaded with her not to end matters, asserting that his connection with Jordan was over before he fulfilled with the Kardashian sister. She adds that family, friends, and other individuals near the NBA star affirmed the connection was over.

Despite not knowing anything about Tristan’s supposed adultery, Khloe proceeded to apologize for causing some pain and also to plead with any girl who needs to endure as Jordan had.

“Truthfully, from the deepest parts of my soul I am sorry! I’m sorry for any pain that has been created either way. No woman deserves to go through anything like this.”

Along with asserting that Tristan was unfaithful to her, Jordan maintained in the court records that she’d endured pregnancy complications after finding out that her boyfriend had been cheating on her. But she delivered a healthy baby boy, Prince, at December 2016.

Paradoxically, the reality tv star discovered out that Tristan was cheating on her multiple girls only days before giving birth to her daughter Authentic in April of 2018.

Khloe was forgiving toward the basketball player and tried to make their relationship work regardless of the infidelity, but could not last after he had been accused of cheating with her sister Kylie Jenner’s best buddy Jordyn Woods in February of this year.

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 Leaked Download Alert!



Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 Leaked Download Alert

The final episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 will air this Sunday and fans have warned to download leaked or free episodes from unauthorized websites.

We already reported at the time of episode 4 and 5 that malicious malware has been distributed by name them Game of Thrones Season 8 Downloads free.

Now, it continues several new fake websites has been opened offering free downloads of season’s episode. But most of them are fake and intended to harm users by distributing viruses.

There is only one episodes left for end of season 8 and fans are expecting more intense, epic battle, and deaths. Additionally, what will happen? And what Daenerys will do in the next episode. We also reported that there are several leaks about the final episode, explaining how the season will end. Here you can check them:

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 Reddit Leaks
Game of Thrones Season Eight Arya Stark Leak

By using the popularity, bad guys are trying to steal your information.

All fans of Game of Thrones waiting for this moment from 2011, where it first knocks into T.V shows from books. But unfortunately D and D ruined the whole best show and that’s it got 45% rating from the reviews houses it is not even close to previous seasons!

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 was the Worst Episode EVER! (Reviews)

Besides that, there are some stories also going viral that, after turning Dany into Mad Queen that Jon or may be Arya (with the help of Grey Worm) will kill her in next episode.

Will Arya kill Daenerys with the help of Grey Worm in episode 6
Jon Snow might kill Dany in episode 6


Dany before burning the Kings Landing (Image: HBO)

Security experts have warned that cybercriminals target pirated episodes of Game of Thrones the most. These illegal-to-download Game of Thrones episodes carry the highest risk of containing malware viruses. So if you’re trying to watch Game of Thrones through illicit means then it could leave your computer with a crippling piece of code. The malware threat was revealed by and Kaspersky Lab in a study that was conducted in 2018.



Mariya Fedorova, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, said: “Other TV shows, such as Stranger Things, WestWorld and Orange is the New Black are not as popular as Game of Thrones. “Nevertheless, they are being used in malware distribution schemes.”

While Sean McGrath, editor of, said: “These are exciting times for television fans.

“Streaming services have shaken things up and we are living through a new golden age of TV programming.

“But our love of television and desire to get things instantly makes us easy targets for those who wish to do us harm.

“Malicious executable files can easily be bound to video files, which means all a user needs to do is start watching a video and their computer could be infected.

“That’s why it’s vital to run quality antivirus software, regardless of platform or operating system.”

So, be safe and play right..!

Let us know what you think about the next episode at @TheYdraft.

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