City get Steaua Bucharest in Champions League playoff


Manchester City were on Friday drawn against Steaua Bucharest in the Champions League play-off round to be played over two legs in August. The draws were made at UEFA’s Nyon headquarters. Pep Guardiola’s side will start with a trip away to Romania on the 16 or 17 August before hosting the 1985-86 European Cup winners in Manchester on the 23 or 24 August. Guardiola is hoping to better last season’s run to the semi-finals of the competition under Manuel Pellegrin Italian side Roma will try to grab a place at this year’s European prestigious competition ahead of FC Porto of Portugal while Netherland’s Ajax face Russia-based FC Rostov.
 The Full Draw
 Steaua Bucharest (ROM) – Manchester City (ENG)
 FC Porto (POR) – Roma (ITA)
 Ajax (NED) – FC Rostov (RUS)
 Young Boys Berne (SUI) – Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) 
Villarreal (ESP) – Monaco (FRA)
 Ludogorets (BUL) – Viktoria Plzen (CZE)
 Celtic (SCO) – Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR)
 Copenhagen (DEN) – APOEL Nicosia (CYP)
 Dundalk (IRL) – Legia Warsaw (POL)
 Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) – Salzbourg (AUT)

No comments

Sign in to your google account to comment below to stand a chance to win free airtime in our weekly giveaway