30 August 2020 22:41
RANGERS, Aberdeen and Motherwell will discover their Europa League opponents when the second qualifying round draw is made. Stephen Robinson's side thumped Glentoran 5-1 at home on Wednesday with the Dons thrashing Faroe Islands side NSI Runavik. 2 Aberdeen strolled into the second round Credit: PA:Press Association 2 Motherwell also cruised past Glentoran Credit: PA:Press Association Gers enter the competition at this stage and Celtic will join the competition in the third-qualifying round, with the draw for that round made this week, too. All three clubs in the second round will be seeded, though it is likely The Steelmen and Derek McInnes' side will be unseeded for the following round. Neil Lennon's men drop into the competition after their disappointing defeat to Ferencvaros last week, though have a one-in-five chance of receiving a bye to the play-off round.
Both rounds will see one-legged ties with the first team drawn playing at home. WHEN IS THE DRAW? The draw for the Europa League second qualifying round takes place TOMORROW. The third qualifying round draw is Tuesday, September 1. Both will take place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. It is scheduled to start at 11am. CAN I WATCH THE DRAW? Yes, the draw will be streamed live on UEFA's social media channels and website. WHEN WILL THE TIES BE PLAYED? Until the play-off round, all Europa League qualifiers will be one-legged ties. The second-round clashes are scheduled for Thursday, September 17. Third-round games are the following week, taking place on Thursday, September 24. HOW WILL THE DRAWS WORK? The three Premiership sides in the second qualifying round will all be seeded. A list of their potential opponents include: FK Kukesi Servette Aris Thessaloniki OFI Heraklion FK Ventspils Olimpija Ljubljana Lincoln Red Imps TSC Backa Topola Nomme Kalju NK Osijek IFK Goteborg Hammarby IF Bodo/Glimt Viking Stavanger Progres Niederkorn FK Riteriai CSKA Sofia Honved Budapest Maccabi Haifa Kaysar Kyzylorda Neftchi Baku Shamrock Rovers B36 Torshavn Lokomotiv Plovdiv FC Botosani Piast Gliwice Hibernians FC Danajska Streda KF Laci Most read in News VIRUS FLIGHT EVERY passenger on board TUI flight must self-isolate after 7 test positive Latest VIRUS LATEST Coronavirus linked to Glasgow private school as contact tracing carried out KITEMARE! Heart-stopping moment girl, 3, is whipped more than 100ft into air by giant kite Latest 'SERIOUS CRASH' Serious road crash closes busy Stirling road as cops race to scene VICIOUS BEATING Boy, 5, is fighting for life after 'worst case of child beating' VIRUS DENIER NHS worker investigated after claiming Covid-19 is 'a load of b*****ks' Teuta Durres Renova Dzepciste FK Borac Banja Luka Sfantul Gheorghe Coleraine Keep up to date with ALL the latest news and transfers at the Scottish Sun football page