Everything You Need To Know About The Midweek Champions League Fixtures

Here's what you need to know ahead of a busy week in Europe's premiere competition
19:02, 16 Aug 2021

The UEFA Champions League play-off ties get underway tomorrow with six places in Europe’s most prestigious competition up for grabs. We are at the final hurdle of qualification and just two games away from the group stage.

There are sure to be some interesting games over the next couple of days. Here’s everything you need to know.

Monaco v Shakhtar Donetsk

Where: Stade Louis II, Monaco

When: Tuesday 17 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport 1

Sportsman Stat: Monaco were Champions League runners-up in 2003/04, whilst Shakhtar are eyeing up their fifth group-stage appearance in a row

Betfred Odds: Monaco - 4/6, Shakhtar Donetsk - 19/5, Draw - 11/4

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Red Bull Salzburg v Brondby IF

Where: Red Bull Arena, Austria

When: Tuesday 17 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport 2

Sportsman Stat: RB Salzburg have never progressed from the group stage of the competition, while this contest will be Brondby's first Champions League fixture of any kind since 2005.

Betfred Odds: RB Salzburg - 1/6, Brondby - 14/1, Draw - 6/1

Sheriff Tiraspol v Dinamo Zagreb

Where: Sheriff Stadium, Moldova

When: Tuesday 17 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport ESPN

Sportsman Stat: Sheriff will be looking to book their spot in the group stage of the Champions League for the first time in their history.

Betfred Odds: Sheriff Tiraspol - 10/3, Dinamo Zagreb - 10/11, Draw - 11/5

Benfica v PSV Eindhoven

Where: Estadio da Luz, Portugal

When: Wednesday 18 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport 1

Sportsman Stat: Benfica have not reached the Champions League quarter-finals since 2015/16.

Betfred Odds: Benfica - 23/20, PSV - 11/5, Draw - 12/5

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Malmo v Ludogorets

Where: Eleda Stadium, Sweden

When: Wednesday 18 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport 2

Sportsman Stat: This is the first Champions League meeting between these two teams.

Betfred Odds: Malmo - EVS, Ludogrets - 11/4, Draw - 23/10

BSC Young Boys v Ferencvaros

Where: Wankdorf Stadium

When: Wednesday 18 August

Kick-off time: 20:00 (BST)

How to watch: BT Sport ESPN

Sportsman Stat: Ferencvaros have never reached the knockout stage of the Champions League.

Betfred Odds: Young Boys - 4/7, Ferencvaros - 5/1, Draw - 11/4

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