Article 15 Match system – play-offs - Champions League

Regulations of the UEFA Champions League

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
Clubs
Subject
UCL
Edition
2021/22
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
30 August 2021
15.01

Play-off matches are played in accordance with the cup (knockout) system, with each club playing each opponent twice, in home and away matches. The team that scores the greater aggregate of goals in the two matches qualifies for the UEFA Champions League group stage. Otherwise, Article 20 applies.

15.02

The clubs defeated in the play-offs are entitled to a place in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League in progress.