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UEFA draw update

Posted on 29 August 2008  - 12:00

Borussia Dortmund are one of five clubs we could face in the first round of the UEFA Cup with the draw at noon today.

UEFA draw update

Borussia Dortmund are one of five clubs we could face in the first round of the UEFA Cup with the draw at noon today.

Eighty teams go into today's draw and UEFA have split the clubs into eight groups of 10 with five seeds in each pool to be drawn against any of the five unseeded sides.

We are seeded in Group Seven alongside Ajax, Udinese, Levski Sofia and FC Copenhagen.

The unseeded teams that we could face are as follows...

FK Borac (Serbia) - Currently seventh in the Serbian League with two draws from two games. They came through first (Lokomotiv Sofia) and second (FC Dacia Chişinău) qualifying rounds to progress to first round of UEFA Cup. This is their first-ever European campaign.

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) - Have acheived four points from two games in the Bundesliga this season. Qualified for UEFA Cup through being losing cup finalists last year to Bayern Munich.

FC Moskva (Russia) - Currently 12th in the Russian league after 19 games. Qualified for UEFA Cup via league position. Making their first appearance in the UEFA Cup after progressing from the second qualifying round against Legia.

Wisla Krakow (Poland) - Leading the Polish league after three games with three wins. Eliminated from Champions League qualifying 4-1 on aggregate by Barcelona although won home leg 1-0 this week.

MSK Zilina (Slovakia) - Currently second in the Slovakian league after six games (five wins, one draw). Won against MTZ RIPO in first qualifying round and Liberec in second qualifying round. Finished second in Slovakian league last season.

We'll have news of the draw from noon...