Croatian Clubs Find Out UEFA Champions & Europa League Playoff Opponents
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
The Croatian clubs involved in UEFA Champions League and Europa League qualifying have found our their playoff opponents after the draw was made on Friday in Nyon.
NK Rijeka, who knocked out Red Bull Salzburg this week, has drawn Greek club Olympiacos with the winner of the tie qualifying for the UEFA Champions League.
If Rijeka can get past Olympiacos, then it will be the first time in the club’s history that they have qualified for the UEFA Champions League.
The matches will be played on 15/16 August and 22/23 August.
In the UEFA Europa League playoff, NK Osijek, who shocked Dutch side PSV Eindhoven last night, will meet Austria Wien.
Hajduk Split have drawn Everton, whilst Dinamo Zagreb will have to get past Skenderbeu from Albania to qualify for this season’s UEFA Europa League.
The UEFA Europa League playoffs will be played on 17 and 24 August.