Celtic draw Israeli Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC as Dundalk face Legia Warszawa

 Moussa Dembélé celebrates his late winner against Astana at Celtic Park
Carl Toner

Scottish champions Glasgow Celtic have drawn against Israeli outfit Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC. Brendan Rodgers' team will be at home to 'Negev's Pride' in the first leg, something Rodgers had wished against. The Carnlough-man said "If we can have the second-leg at home it would be great." before the draw was made. 

Meanwhile, Irish champions Dundalk will face Polish champions Legia Warszawa. Stephen Kenny believes in his side's away record, having stated that "our away form has been absolutely exceptional over the last few seasons. We went away to Hajduk Split and won. We've won against Jeunesse Esch away."

He added "we've had some good performances in Borisov. We have no problem going anywhere. To fill the Aviva or come close to filling it would be fantastic."

The play-off round fixtures will take place on 16/17 August for the first leg, and 23/24 August for the return leg.

While other fixtures for the draw include Porto v Monaco and Steaua Bucharest v Manchester City. 

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