World Bulletin / News Desk
Fenerbahce soccer club of Turkey and Spartak Moscow of Russia have paired up in play-off round in European Champions League.
First legs in play-off round in the League will be played on August 21 and 22 with the return games on August 28 and 29.
The first leg of Fenerbahce vs Spartak Moscow will be played in Moscow.
Fenerbahce had defeated Romania's Vaslui 4-1 in European Champions League third qualifying round second leg game in Romania on Wednesday and reached play-off 5-2 on aggregate.
UEFA Champions League play-off draw
FC Basel 1893 (Switzerland) v CFR 1907 Cluj (Romania)
Helsingborgs IF (Sweden) v Celtic FC (Scotland)
FC BATE Borisov (Belarus) v Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC (Israel)
AEL Limassol FC (Greek Cypriot side) v RSC Anderlecht (Belgium)
GNK Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) v NK Maribor (Slovenia)
SC Braga (Portugal) v Udinese Calcio (Italy)
FC Spartak Moskva (Russia) v Fenerbahce SK (Turkey)
Málaga CF (Spain) v Panathinaikos FC (Greece)
VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (Germany) v FC Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine)
LOSC Lille Métropole (France) v FC København (Denmark)
The ten winners will join the 22 automatic entrants in the UEFA Champions League group stage, the draw for which is held in Monaco at 17.30CET on August 30. The losers will take part in the UEFA Europa League group stage. The final takes place at Wembley on May 25, 2013.
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