Tomorrow (Sunday) at 13:00 Maccabi Tel Aviv will know who will be its first European rival at the end of the draw for the first qualifying round of the Champions League, which it will reach as the top team thanks to its ranking. Although we still do not know where the Israeli champion will reach in a week and a half, in the evening UEFA announced the traditional reduction of options and now the Yellows have four options to face.
The first is the new champion of Belarus We imagined Brest Which broke the hegemony and interrupted Bata Borisov’s championship streak that lasted about 13 consecutive years. The second opponent is well remembered by the yellow fans – K.. Nose. Tirana The Albanian, who met Maccabi Tel Aviv in the first qualifying round of the Europa League in the 2017/18 season, was then in the sub-league but reached the status quo thanks to winning the cup.
The other and probably weaker rivals are the Latvian champions Riga Who was stopped last year in the playoffs of the Europa League qualifiers against Danish Denmark, and has not yet qualified for the European home stage andSilks Kratovo The champion of Northern Macedonia, who twice met Betar Jerusalem in the Champions League qualifiers and the Intertoto Cup in 1997 and 2005 respectively – both games ended in a victory for the Israeli side.