Arsenal v Fenerbahce and AC Milan v PSV Eindhoven the biggest matches in the UEFA Champions League playoff round draw.
The 2013-14 UEFA Champions League is almost upon us, with the draw for the playoff qualifying round made today.
Arsenal will meet Turkish side Fenerbahce, with the first leg to be held in the famed cauldron that is Sukru Saracoglu Stadium before the return fixture at the Emirates Stadium, and it will be a hard battle for the Gunners to reach the group stage.
PSV Eindhoven host AC Milan at Philips Stadium in their opener ahead of a visit to San Siro, whilst elsewhere there are ties between Shakhter Karaganda and Celtic, Olympique Lyonnais and Real Sociedad and FC Schalke 04 and FC Metalist Kharkiv.
Full draw is as follows:
20th – 21st August 2013:
Dinamo Zagreb v FK Austria Vienna
Ludogorets v Basle
Plzen v Maribor
Shakhter Karaganda v Celtic
Steaua Bucuresti v Legia Warsaw
Lyon v Real Sociedad
Schalke 04 v FC Metalist Kharkiv
Pacos Ferreira v Zenit St Petersburg
PSV v AC Milan
Fenerbahce v Arsenal
27th – 28th August 2013:
FK Austria Vienna v Dinamo Zagreb
Basle v Ludogorets
Maribor v Plzen
Celtic v Shakhter Karaganda
Legia Warsaw v Steaua Burcuresti
Real Sociedad v Lyon
FC Metalist Kharkiv v Schalke 04
Zenit St Petersburg v Pacos Ferreira
AC Milan v PSV
Arsenal v Fenerbahce