Football: Arsenal set for Turkish test against Besiktas in Champions League play-offs
Published on Aug 8, 2014 7:22 PM
NYON, Switzerland (AFP) - Arsenal face Turkish side Besiktas and reprieved Celtic meet Slovenian title-holders Maribor in the Champions League play-offs later this month.
There was drama minutes before Friday's draw in Nyon when Polish club Legia Warsaw, who had dished out a 6-1 third qualifying mauling to Celtic, were ruled out.
Legia were demoted to the Europa League play-offs for fielding an ineligible player.
Arsenal, meanwhile, must overcome Besiktas to seal their 17th consecutive appearance in the Champions League group stages.
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