Monaco must already eliminate PSV Eindhoven in the 3rd preliminary round (go this Tuesday, return next Tuesday), which will be far from simple given the performance of Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s team during the Dutch Supercup (victory 5-3 against Ajax). But in the event of qualification, the Principality club already knows the identity of its two potential opponents in the Champions League play-offs.
At the end of the draw made this Tuesday in Nyon, ASM knows that it would indeed be opposed to the Belgians of Union Saint-Gilloise or the Scottish Glasgow Rangers, finalists of the last edition of the Europa League. (1-1 after, 4-5 on tab against Eintracht Frankfurt). The Monegasques therefore avoid Benfica Lisbon. If they eliminate Midtjylland, the Portuguese club will face either Dynamo kyiv or Sturm Graz on August 16-17 and 23-24.