• Celtic will face possibly Linfield or La Fiorita within Champions League qualifying  
  • The Scottish winners must overcome three qualifying models to progress 
  • The first leg will certainly be played on either Come july 1st 11/12 using the second leg the week later 

Brian Marjoribanks To get Mailonline

Celtic can be set for an extreme mid-July trip to Belfast in order to take on Northern Irish winners Linfield.

Monday morning’s Champions Little league second-round qualifying draw paired the particular Scottish champions contrary to the winner associated with Linfield’s first-round complement San Marino minnows La Fiorita.

Should the particular Irish Premiership champions progress because expected, the first leg along with Celtic is scheduled to end up being played in Belfast on Come july 1st 11 or 12 with the particular return match in Glasgow upon July 18 or 19.

Celtic will face either Linfield or La Fiorita in Champions League second-round qualifying

Celtic will face either Linfield or La Fiorita in Champions League second-round qualifying

Celtic will face possibly Linfield or La Fiorita within Champions League second-round qualifying

LINFIELD FACTFILE 

Origin: Belfast, Northern Ireland

League: NIFL Premiership

Stadium: Windsor Park

Capacity: 18, 167 

Manager: David Healy 

LA FIORITA FACTFILE 

Origin:  Montegiardino, San Marino

League:  Campionato Sammarinese pada Calcio (Girone A)

Stadium:  Stadio Igor Crescentini

Capacity: 4, 000

Manager:  Alberto Manca

Their opponents will turn out to be clear in the first 7 days of July after Linfield plus La Fiorita have played every other in the first being approved round.

Celtic’s only previous conference with Northern Irish opposition arrived when they beat Cliftonville 5-0 over two legs in 2013.

Brendan Rodgers’ side reached the particular group stage of the competitors last season, facing Barcelona, Stansted City and Borussia Monchengladbach.  

Elsewhere in the draw, made in the headquarters of European regulating body UEFA in Nyon, Dundalk were handed a tie towards Rosenborg of Norway.

Like Linfield, Welsh side The New New orleans saints must also enter on the 1st qualifying round stage. They are going to enjoy Europa of Gibraltar and can after that face HNK Rijeka of Croatia if they get through.

Brendan Rodgers' side reached the group stage of the European competition last season

Brendan Rodgers' side reached the group stage of the European competition last season

Brendan Rodgers’ side attained the girls stage of the Euro competition last season

Meanwhile, Rangers will certainly face opposition from Luxembourg because European football returns to Ibrox for the first time within six years.

In the Europa League first round qualifiers, Pedro Caixinha’s new-look side will consider on Progres Niederkorn, who have got yet to win a Euro match in 12 attempts.

St Johnstone were paired with FC Trakai from Lithuania, with connections to be played on 06 29 and July 6.

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