Glasgow City drawn with Anderlecht & Gornik Leczna in Champions League

Glasgow City suffered a painful away-goals exit last season after a 4-4 aggregate draw with Kazygurt
Glasgow City suffered a painful away-goals exit last season after a 4-4 aggregate draw with Kazygurt

Glasgow City will meet Gornik Leczna of Poland, Belgium's Anderlecht and FC Martve from Georgia in the qualifying round for the Women's Champions League.

City are the number one seeds and Group 3 hosts, with all matches played between 7-13 August.

The 10 group winners and the two runners-up with the best record against the sides first and third in their section proceed to the round of 32.

Gornik Leczna and Anderlecht are making their qualifying round debuts.

Glasgow midfielder Leanne Crichton told BBC Scotland all the group games would be played in Edinburgh.

"As long as we're in Scotland, that's all that matters," she said.

"Gornik, we know they've got a lot of Polish internationals. We actually came across them in a pre-season tournament over in Germany. That's a team that we've at least had a bit of an insight into.

"The nature of the group stages is difficult in the sense that you've got those three games within such a short space of time.

"So, it's going to be challenging, especially having teams like Anderlecht now in the group as well."

City have fallen at the round of 32 stage in the past three seasons, having reached the last eight in 2014-15.

Budapest is the host city for next season's final.

Lyon beat Wolfsburg in extra time in May to win a record fifth title, becoming the first team to lift the trophy three times in a row.

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