The teams qualified for the 2023/24 Champions League and the previous stage
32 teams advance to the group stage and battle it out for the trophy at the mythical Wembley Stadium
So far, 8 of the 32 participants already have a guaranteed ticket for the group stage draw, which is taking place at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon
The UEFA Champions League 2023/24 It will be the 69th edition of Europe’s biggest club competition. Overall they will participate 32 teams Who will try to lift the trophy in the mythical stadium of? Wembley.
Everything starts with one preliminary round consisting of four teams (the four champions of associations 52-55 in the UEFA coefficient), thereof Only one advances to the first qualifying roundin which there will be up to 32 sentences.
Of these, half (16) qualify for the second roundcomposed of 24 applicants and divided into two routes: those of master (the 16 teams ranked in the first round and the four champions of the 16-19 associations) and that of league (the four runners-up from Associations 12-15).
Then this will come third round (20 teams) also split into two routes: those of master (the ten winners of the second round of the master course and the two champions of associations 14 and 15) and that of league (The two winners of the second round of the league path, the four runners-up in Associations 7–11 – excluding Russia – and two teams who finished third in Associations 5 and 6).
Finally there will be playoff round, consisting of 12 teams. Eight sets will arrive en route from master (the six winners of the third round masters course and the two champions of Associations 12 and 13) and four for the league (the four league path winners in the third round). Of all, six will advance to the final group stage: four via the champions route and two more via the league route.
DIRECTLY TO THE GROUP PHASE
The champions of the last edition of the Champions League and Europa League will get an extra place in the competition if they don’t reach it through their domestic tournament.
England (4): Manchester City and Arsenal
There are currently two Premier League teams with a guaranteed ticket to the next edition of the tournament. He Manchester City will play in the Champions League for the twelfth time in a row. In the current edition they are still alive, currently in the “semifinals” against Real Madrid. They went furthest in the tournament in the 2020/21 season, losing 1-0 to Chelsea in the final. He arsenalFor his part, he is set to return to club competition after a seven-season absence. The Gunners reached the final once, in 2005/06 against Barça, where they lost 2-1.
Spain (4): FC Barcelona
He barca He is the only one who has the ticket for the next Champions League in LaLiga in his pocket. With the national championship within reach, the Catalans have not missed an edition of the tournament since the 1996/97 school year. They have won it five times (1992, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015).
Italy (4): Naples
After signing a practically unbeatable “Scudetto”, the Naples It is the only Italian team that already has a place in the Champions League and they will fight again to win the “Orejona” for the second year in a row. His greatest adventure in the competition was along the way, when he fell to Milan in the quarter-finals.
Germany (4): Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund
He Bayern Munich They are the first German team to get a place in the 2023/24 Champions League. Thomas Tuchel, head of the Bundesliga, they have their eleventh league in a row within their grasp. Bayern have won the Champions League six times (1973/74, 1974/75, 1975/76, 2000/01, 2012/13 and 2019/20) and have not missed a single one since the 2007/08 season. He Borussia Dortmund it will also be in the next edition of the tournament. The German side, who have won the competition once before (1996/97), will be back for the eighth time in a row.
So far, no Ligue 1 team has secured participation in the 2023/24 Champions League.
There is still no guaranteed champion in the Eredivise.
There is still no guaranteed champion in the Austrian Bundesliga.
Scotland (1): Glasgow Celtic
He Glasgow Celtic confirmed the title of Master of Scottish Premiership with an overwhelming majority and thus secured the ticket for the Champions League 2023/24. The Scots, champions of the tournament in 1966/67, are directly in a Champions League group stage for the second straight season.
Serbia (1): Red Star
He Red Star won that Serbian Super League six days ahead of a historic season and will be the country’s only representative in the 2023/24 Champions League for now. They have not lost their 34 matches in the domestic tournament and are returning to Europe’s biggest club competition after a year without participating. They won the competition once (1991).
Finally, and before the final group stage, there is a final round play–out of with 12 teams: eight entering via the champions route and four via the league route.
Champions Path (8): He champion from Ukraine And Belgium and the six winners of the third round champion path.
League Path (4th): The four winners of the third round of the league path.
Up to 20 contenders compete for a place in the play-offs, which are also divided into two routes: the Champions route (the ten winners of the second round of the Champions route and the two champions from Associations 14 and 15) and the league (The two winners of the second round of the league path, the four runners-up in Associations 7–11 – excluding Russia – and two teams who finished third in Associations 5 and 6).
Champions Path (12): Young Boys (Switzerland), Master of Greece and the ten qualifiers from the second round of the Champions Path.
League Path (8): Rangers (Scotland), the second from Netherlands, Austria and SerbiaThe Third from France and Portugal and the two qualifiers from the second round of the league path.
There will be 24 separate sets with two routes: that of the champions (the four champions from 16-19 associations and 16 teams ranked in the first round) and that of the league (the four runners-up from Associations 12-15).
Champions Path (20): champion of Czech Republic, Denmark, He FK shape (Norway), the Dynamo Zagreb (Croatia) and the 16 ranked in the first round.
League Path (4): second of Ukraine, Switzerland, Belgium and Serbia.
32 teams take part (31 champions of associations 20-51 -without Liechtenstein- and the winner of the preliminary round): the champion Türkiye, Cyprus, IsraelHe BK Hacken (Sweden), Bulgaria, Romania, Azerbaijan, Ferencvaros (Hungary), Rakow Czestochowa (Poland), the FC Astana (Kazakhstan), SlovakiaHe Olympia Ljubljana (Slovenia), the BATE Borisov (Third from Belarus, given the spot because the top two finishers were found guilty of match-fixing by the ABFF), MoldovaHe FCŽalgiris (Lithuania), HK Zrinjski Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina), HJK Helsinki (Finland), FC Swift Hesperange (Luxembourg), Valmiera FC (Latvia), Kosovo, Shamrock Rover (Ireland), Armenian, Larne (Northern Ireland), Albanian, Klaksvíkar Ítrottarfelag (Faroe Islands), Flora Tallinn (Estonia), Hamrun Spartans (Malt), Dynamo Tbilisi (Georgia), FC Struga (North Macedonia), The New Saints (Wales) and Lincoln RedImps (Gibraltar) and the preliminary round winner.
Four teams play the pass to the first qualifying round: Breidablik UBK (Champions of the Icelandic League), the champions of Montenegrin Leaguethe champion of Andorran League and the Società Polisportiva Tre Penne (Champions of the San Marino League).
Certain changes will be made to the above access list when the winners of the Champions Wave Europe The league is classified according to its domestic leagues.
If the Champions League winner also qualifies for their domestic competition: 12 federation champions advance directly to group stage rather than play-offs, 14 federation champions advance to play-offs rather than third round, 16 federation champions advance to third round rather than second round, and federations 20 and 21 champions advance instead the second round one of in the first.
If the Europa League winner also qualifies for their domestic competition: Third place from Association 5 goes directly to the group stage instead of the third round and the runners-up from Associations 12 and 13 go to the third round instead of the second.
If the winners of the Champions League and/or Europa League qualify for the qualifying rounds via their national leaguethe place for the previous one will remain empty and the teams of the top-ranked associations of the previous rounds will use it.
A country can have one maximum five representatives in the Champions League. So if the champions of the Champions League or Europa League belong to a country with four qualifiers and finish outside the ‘top 4’ of their league, the fourth qualifier of that domestic competition, not playing in the Champions League, will play in Europe. League.