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Finalised third qualifying round draw

Wednesday 23 July 2014 23.25 CET
Finalised third qualifying round draw
The UEFA Champions League group stage edged a little closer this week as the lineup for the third qualifying round was finalised. UEFA.com has the full draw details.
 
Legia score five to ease past St Patrick's

Legia score five to ease past St Patrick's

Saint Patrick's Athletic FC 0-5 Legia Warszawa (Agg:1-6)
The Polish champions turned on the style, scoring three late goals, to ease through to a meeting with Celtic FC in the next round.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 23.15 CET
 
Aurier joins Paris as Jallet leaves for Lyon

Aurier joins Paris as Jallet leaves for Lyon

"I'm having an extraordinary summer," said Serge Aurier after joining Paris Saint-Germain on loan, filling the void created by Christophe Jallet's move to Olympique Lyonnais.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 22.55 CET
 
Maribor cruise to victory against Zrinjski

Maribor cruise to victory against Zrinjski

NK Maribor 2-0 HŠK Zrinjski (agg: 2-0)
The Slovenian champions made home advantage count in the second leg to set up a third qualifying round tie against Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 22.45 CET
 
Steaua edge past Strømsgodset

Steaua edge past Strømsgodset

FC Steaua Bucureşti 2-0 Strømsgodset IF (agg: 3-0)
Two late goals from the Romanian champions secured a spot in the third qualifying round at the expense of their Norwegian counterparts.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 22.15 CET
 
HJK eliminate Rabotnicki with first-half flourish

HJK eliminate Rabotnicki with first-half flourish

HJK Helsinki 2-1 FK Rabotnicki (agg: 2-1)
Two goals in five first-half minutes did the damage for the Finnish champions, who twice struck the woodwork after half-time.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 21.50 CET
 
Ventspils' dream dashed by Malmö

Ventspils' dream dashed by Malmö

FK Ventspils 0-1 Malmö FF (agg: 0-1)
Isaac Kiese Thelin scored the only goal of the game on 19 minutes in Latvia to settle the tie in favour of the Swedish champions.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 21.15 CET
 
Three late goals send Aktobe through

Three late goals send Aktobe through

FC Aktobe 3-0 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (agg: 4-0)
Three goals in the last 16 minutes ensured the Kazakhstani champions safely progressed into the third qualifying round.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 20.30 CET
 
Basel snap up experienced defender Samuel

Basel snap up experienced defender Samuel

FC Basel 1893 have signed 2010 UEFA Champions League winner Walter Samuel on a one-year contract following the end of his deal at FC Internazionale Milano.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 19.10 CET
 
Mathieu to shore up Barcelona defence

Mathieu to shore up Barcelona defence

It has been five years since FC Barcelona signed a centre-back, but with the arrival of Jérémy Mathieu, the hope is that a troublesome gap has finally been filled.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 15.15 CET
 
Brahimi following in Madjer's Porto footsteps

Brahimi following in Madjer's Porto footsteps

FC Porto will hope that midfielder Yacine Brahimi can prove as inspiring as the first Algerian to represent the Dragons, 1987 European Cup talisman Rabah Madjer.
Wednesday 23 July 2014 13.01 CET
 
Milinković salvo sends Slovan past TNS

Milinković salvo sends Slovan past TNS

The New Saints FC 0-2 ŠK Slovan Bratislava (agg: 0-3)
Marko Milinković scored twice in the last 16 minutes as the Slovakian team overcame their stubborn Welsh opponents.
Tuesday 22 July 2014 23.57 CET
 
Debrecen come good against Cliftonville

Debrecen come good against Cliftonville

Debreceni VSC 2-0 Cliftonville FC (agg: 2-0)
The dismissal of Jamie McGovern proved to be a turning point as the Hungarian champions squeezed through.
Tuesday 22 July 2014 23.45 CET
 
Maccabi Tel-Aviv end Santa Coloma hopes

Maccabi Tel-Aviv end Santa Coloma hopes

Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC 2-0 FC Santa Coloma (agg: 3-0)
The Israeli side struck twice, the first goal a penalty, during a second half in which both teams were reduced to ten men.
Tuesday 22 July 2014 23.39 CET
 
Dinamo stride on following Žalgiris success

Dinamo stride on following Žalgiris success

VMFD Žalgiris 0-2 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (agg: 0-4)
El Arbi Hilal Soudani and Josip Šimunić struck early in the second half to help confirm an appointment with Aalborg BK.
Tuesday 22 July 2014 23.00 CET