Friday 1 September 2017

City learn UWCL last 32 opponents

Man City Women will face St Polten in the Champions League Round of 32.

Nick Cushing's side will travel to Austria in the Round of 32 on 4/5 October before welcoming their opponents to the Academy Stadium on 11/12 October.

A first league title in the 2016 season, which was accompanied by a Continental Tyres Cup and a Champions League debut, clinched the Blues’ second qualification to the competition.

St. Polten have reached the last 32 on three occasions, winning one and losing two. Their last 16 adventure in 2016 was their best performance in the competition.

The Blues reached the semi-finals in their maiden campaign, defeating Zvezda Perm, Brondby IF and Fortuna Hjorring before falling to eventual competition winners Lyon.

The Round of 16 will be drawn on Monday 16 October 2017 and played in November (8 or 9 and 15 or 16). The quarter and semi-final draws will be conducted on Friday 24 November, before the competition then breaks to line up with the men's game, resuming in March for the quarter-finals (21 or 22 and 28 or 29).

The semi-finals will be played on 21 and 22 April (first leg) and 28 and 29 April 2018 (second leg).The final will be held at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday 24 May 2018.

Ticket information will be revealed in due course.