Croatian Football Clubs Learn UEFA Champions & Europa League Paths
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Croatian clubs currently qualifying for European football competitions learned their paths on Monday after the draw in Nyon.
Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb are looking to qualify for the UEFA Champions League and if they are to secure a play-off to enter the group stages they will need to get past Kazakhstan champions FC Astana.
The first leg of that tie will be played tomorrow (7 August) in Astana with the return on 14 August in Zagreb.
If Dinamo Zagreb advance they will face Swiss side BSC Young Boys for a place in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League.
Meanwhile Hajduk Split and NK Rijeka also learned their path to the UEFA Europa League today.
Hajduk Split meet Steaua in the third qualifying round and if they advance they will face the winner of the Slovan Bratislava v Rapid Vienna clash to qualify for the Europa League.
NK Rijeka will play the winner of the clash between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Pjunik FC from Armenia if they get past Sarpsborg from Norway.
Those ties will be played on 23rd & 30th of August.