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Arsenal, Hoffenheim, Bordeaux, Levante and Benfica are among the teams that progressed from round 1 after the finals were played.
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Fifteen teams are through from UEFA Women's Champions League round 1 after the finals were played, as a week of action kicked off the expanded and reformatted competition.
Round 1 is one of two rounds before the new 16-team group stage, which starts in October. It was split into two paths: the champions path and the league path. In both paths, round 1 consisted of two stages, each of one-off matches: semi-finals (which were played on Tuesday and Wednesday) and finals/third-place play-offs. The winners of each final (11 in champions path, four in league path) progress to round 2, with the draw made on Sunday.
In Friday's two finals Hoffenheim defeated fellow debutants AC Milan 2-0 in the league path while Vllaznia pipped Ferencváros in the champions path, the first game this season to go to penalties. The 2007 champions Arsenal saw off PSV Eindhoven as 13 more finals were played on Saturday with Juventus, whose men's stadium will host the final in May, Benfica and debutants Bordeaux also among winners.See who enters in round 2 and the group stage
Through to round 2
League path: Arsenal, Bordeaux, Hoffenheim, Levante, Lyon*, Manchester City*, Real Madrid*, Rosengård*, Slavia Praha*, Wolfsburg*
Champions path: Apollon, Benfica, Breidablik, Glasgow City, Juventus, Häcken*, Kharkiv, HB Køge*, Osijek, Servette FC Chênois, Sparta Praha*, Twente, Vålerenga, Vllaznia
*Entering directly in round 2
At a glance
- Arsenal became only the fourth team to reach 50 UEFA women's club wins with their semi-final success; they have reached at least the quarter-finals in all 13 of their previous entries.
- Twente were 3-0 down with ten minutes to go in their final with Spartak Subotica but came back to force extra time then win 5-3, aided by a hat-trick from Fenna Kalma, who scored a round-leading seven goals across the two games.
- Hoffenheim and Bordeaux both progressed to round 2 on their debut entry.
- Among the other sides through are Levante, whose last entry came in the final UEFA Women's Cup season of 2008/09. Like all the other league path winners – Arsenal, Hoffenheim and Bordeaux – Levante entered having finished third in their domestic league, the first time this has carried places in the competition under the expanded access list.
- Racing FC Union Luxembourg became the first team from their nation to win a game in this competition when they defeated Sarajevo in their semi-final.
- Debutants Bordeaux (who conceded an equaliser in added time then immediately struck a winner), Hoffenheim, Kristianstad and AC Milan all went through from the semis, as did Rosenborg, the former Trondheims-Ørn entering for the first time in their new guise.
- Brøndby, KÍ Klaksvík and Sarajevo all appeared for a record 19th time but fell in this round.
- Debutants defeated in semi-finals were Dinamo-BSUPC, Czarni Sosnowiec, Hayasa, Slovácko, Celtic and Lokomotiv Moskva.
- All groups consisted of four teams except the three-sided champions path Group 11. The seeded club, Vllaznia, progressed straight to the final.
- Sixteen teams entered at this stage: the runners-up from the associations ranked seventh to 16th and the third-placed teams from the associations ranked first to sixth.
- They were competing in four knockout mini-tournaments of four teams each.
- The winners of the four finals progress to round 2, into which six teams have direct entry. Five group stage places will be on offer in round 2.
Group 1 (hosts Zürich)
Group 2 (hosts Kristianstad)
Group 3 (hosts Rosenborg)
Group 4 (hosts Lokomotiv Moskva)Broadcast deal: DAZN & YouTube
- Forty-three teams entered at this stage: the champions of the associations ranked eighth and below.
- They competed in 11 knockout mini-tournaments: ten with four teams and one with three teams.
- The winners of the 11 finals progress to round 2, into which three teams have direct entry. Seven group stage places will be on offer in round 2.
Group 1 (hosts Gintra)
Group 2 (hosts Glasgow City)
Group 3 (hosts Osijek)
Group 4 (hosts SFK 2000 Sarajevo)
Group 5 (hosts Åland United)
Group 6 (hosts Apollon LFC)
Group 7 (hosts PAOK)
Group 8 (hosts Juventus)
Group 9 (hosts Twente)
Group 10 (hosts Pomurje Beltinci)
Group 11 (hosts Czarni Sosnowiec)
Ferencváros 2-1 Czarni Sosnowiec
Vllaznia 0-0 Ferencváros (aet, 3-1pens)
Round 2 draw
First leg: 31 August/1 September
Second leg: 8/9 September
Group stage draw
Matchday 1: 5/6 October
Matchday 2: 13/14 October
Matchday 3: 9/10 November
Matchday 4: 17/18 November
Matchday 5: 8/9 December
Matchday 6: 15/16 December
Quarter-final & semi-final draw
First leg: 22/23 March
Second leg: 30/31 March
First leg: 23/24 April
Second leg: 30 April/1 May
Final (Juventus Stadium, Turin)