Arsenal draw Rangers in UEFA Women’s Champions League

UEFA Womens Champions League 2024/25 Preliminary/Round 1 Qualifying draws
Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas holds the UWCL trophy after her team’s victory in the 2023/24 final. (Daniela Porcelli / SPP)

The 2024/25 UEFA Women’s Champions League Round 1 draw sees Arsenal play Rangers in the group semi-finals.

The victors will meet the winners of the tie between Atlético Madrid and Rosenborg in League Path group final. All games will be played at Boreham Wood FC.

Celtic face Finnish side KuPS Kuopio, Cardiff City clash with FC Twente, Glentoran go up against ZNK Mura of Slovenia, while Irish champions Peamount United play Dinamo-BSUPC from Belarus.

Champions Path

Group 1 semi-finals: SFK 2000 Sarajevo v KÍ Klaksvík, SL Benfica v FC Nordsjælland

Group 2 semi-finals: KFF Vllaznia v Lanchkuti, St Polten v Neftçi

Group 3 semi-finals: KuPS Kuopio v Celtic, FC Gintra v Agarista CSF Anenii Noi

Group 4 semi-finals: FK Breznica v Birkirkara, Anderlecht v ŽFK Crvena Zvezda

Group 5 semi-finals: FC Twente v Cardiff City, Valur v ZFK Ljuboten

Group 6 semi-finals: Apollon v Pyunik, ZNK Mura v Glentoran

Group 7 semi-finals: PAOK v Qiryat Gat, Servette v Pogoń Szczecin

Group 8 semi-finals: BIIK Shymkent v NSA Sofia, Racing Union Luxembourg v Galatasaray

Group 9 semi-finals: ZNK Osijek v Spartak Myjava, FC Dinamo-BSUPC v Peamount United

Group 10 semi-finals: Ferencvaros v Flora Tallinn, FC Vorskla Poltava v RFS

Group 11 semi-finals: KFF Mitrovica v FCV Farul Constanta. (Vålerenga have a bye to the group final)

League Path

Group 1 semi-finals: Brøndby v Fiorentina, Ajax v Kolos Kovalivka

Group 2 semi-finals: AC Sparta Praha v Linköping, Paris FC v First Vienna

Group 3 semi-finals: Arsenal v Rangers, Atlético Madrid v Rosenborg

Group 4 semi-finals: Minsk v Breidablik, Eintracht Frankfurt v Sporting Lisbon

Round 1 Qualifying semi-finals take place on 4 September, with the third-place play-off and finals three days later. Mini-tournament hosts will be confirmed at a later date.

Manchester City have a bye to Round 2 Qualifying along with Roma, Hammarby, Slavia Prague, Paris Saint-Germain, Wolfsburg, Real Madrid, Juventus and Häcken. Chelsea enter the competition in the last 16 ,together with Barcelona, Lyon and Bayern Munich.

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