The draw for the play-off round of the Champions League will take place on Friday, August 9 from 10.45am (UK time).

Following the second legs of the third qualifying round ties which took place on August 6 and 7, we now know the following:

  • Arsenal will be seeded, meaning we cannot face any other seeded team
  • Confirmed seeded teams: Arsenal, AC Milan, Schalke, Zenit St Petersburg and Lyon
  • Arsenal will face one of the five teams in the unseeded pot
  • Confirmed unseeded teams: Real Sociedad, Pacas de Ferreira, Fenerbahce, Metalist Kharkiv and PSV Eindhoven

 Champions League play-off pots

Seeded pot Unseeded pot
Arsenal Real Sociedad
AC Milan Pacos de Ferreira
Schalke Fenerbahce (subject to CAS ruling)
Zenit St Petersburg Metalist Kharkiv
Lyon PSV Eindhoven
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