UWCL Round 2 draw information

UWCL Round 2 draw information

Following victory last Saturday in Lithuania, Glasgow City progress to Round 2 of the 2023/24 UEFA Women’s Champions League with a place in the Group Stage the prize on offer.

Glasgow City continue in the Champions Path and will be seeded for the draw.

Here is all the information you need to know about Friday’s draw in Nyon.

The draw procedure

The eleven teams to have progressed in Round 1 in the Champions path have been joined by three new entries in Czechia side Slavia Prague, Swedish champions FC Rosengard and champions of Italy, AS Roma.

The 14 teams have been split into two pots, seeded and unseeded, based on the club’s UEFA Club coefficient with the seven highest teams being placed in the seeded pot and the remaining seven in the unseeded pot. Glasgow City will be seeded.



SK Slavia Prague (CZE)

AFC Ajax (NED)

FC Rosengard (SWE)

ZFK Spartak Subotica (SRB)

SKN St Polten (AUT)

FC Vorskla Poltava (UKR)

Glasgow City (SCO)

Apollon Limassol (CYP)

SL Benfica (POR)

Valur (ISL)

FC Zurich (SUI)

FC Universitatea Olimpia Cluj (ROU)

AS Roma (ITA)

SK Brann (NOR)

A seeded team will be drawn to face an unseeded team in Round 2 with a ball taken from each pot and placed into a new bowl. The first of the two balls drawn will play the first leg at home with the second leg being played at the home of the second team that is drawn.

This procedure will continue until all seven ties have been drawn. There are no draw restrictions however due to the conflict in Ukraine, FC Vorskla Poltava will play their home match at a neutral venue.

Craig Edwards takes a look at our potential semi final opponents.

AFC Ajax (NED)

Ajax are three time champions of the Netherlands having won the title for the first time in 5 years last season.

Their best UWCL performance was back in 2019 when they reached the Round of 16 before losing to Lyon. Last season, Ajax were beaten in Round 2 in the League Path by Arsenal.

Glasgow City and Ajax have never met but City have faced three different Dutch teams, winning once, drawing once and losing once.

ZFK Spartak Subotica (SRB)

A regular name in the UEFA Women’s Champions League, Spartak Subotica have played in every UWCL since making their debut in 2011.

The Serbian side have never got further than the Round of 32 and this is the first time in the new format they have progressed past Round 1.

Spartak Subotica’s first ever game in the UWCL was against Glasgow City with City winning 4-0.

FC Vorskla Poltava (UKR)

This is FC Vorskla Poltava’s fourth time in the UEFA Women’s Champions League having won the Vyschcha Liha last season with a 100% record.

Their best result is reaching the Round of 32 in 2020/21 and reached Round 2 last year where they missed out on a place in the Group Stage after a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Vllaznia.

Glasgow City have met opposition from Ukraine once beating Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv 4-0 in 2014 while Vorskla Poltava have also played Scottish opposition when they drew with Hibernian six years ago.

Apollon Limassol (CYP)

Apollon are 13 times champions of Cyprus and won the double last season.

Regulars in the UEFA Women’s Champions League, Apollon have never progressed further than the Round of 32.

Glasgow City have played a Cypriot side over two legs once before back in 2018 when we beat Somatio Barcelona 2-1 on aggregate.

Hayley Lauder played for Apollon in the qualifying round back in 2011.

Valur (ISL)

Thirteen time champions of Iceland, Valur defended their title to record back-to-back titles for the first time since 2010.

The Icelandic side missed out on the group stage last year after a narrow 1-0 defeat to Slavia Prague.

Glasgow City and Valur have faced each other a few times in the UWCL, the most recent meeting happening in 2020 when City progressed on penalties.

FC Universitatea Olimpia Cluj (ROU)

FCU Olimpia Cluj have won every Romanian league title since they were founded in 2010.

Olimpia Cluj failed to make it past Round 1 the previous two seasons but have reached the Round of 16 once before in 2012/13.

Glasgow City have never met an opponent from Romania however, FCU Olimpia Cluj faced Hibernian in 2017.

SK Brann (NOR)

Previously known as Sandviken, they were renamed Brann in 2022 and are two time champions of Norway

Last season was their debut season in the UEFA Women’s Champions League where they reached Round 2 before suffering a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Rosengard.

Glasgow City have faced Norwegian opposition once back in 2008.

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