Format to complete this season’s competition.
Straight one legged knockout rounds of 24 (8 byes), 16, 8 and 4, plus two legged final, to be played on Sat 26 and Wed 30 Oct, Sat 3 and Wed 7 Oct, and Sat 10 and Sat 17 Oct.
8 losers from Youth Cup round of 24 and 8 losers from round of 16 will compete for the Shield in four one legged rounds of 16, 8, 4 and one legged final on Sat 3 Oct, Wed 7 Oct, Sat 10 Oct and Sat 17 Oct.
Draw for Round of 24 at was via RandomResult, Ticket number: 2006414V4CCB (Note that only first 8 pairs of fixtures will be played, remaining 4 pairs will get bye into next round.)
- Genoa CFC 2-0 FC Augsburg
- Standard Liege 0-2 Benfica
- Arsenal 1-2 Atletico Madrid
- Roma 2-1 Flamengo
- Aston Villa 0-3 Porto
- Hellas Verona 3-1 Newcastle United
- Bayern Munich 2-0 Fenerbahce
- Chelsea 3-0* Napoli (*overage team)
All these ties to be played this Saturday 26 September, please.
Eight remaining qualifiers have a bye into the next Round of 16: Man City, Juve, Malaga, Levante, Valencia, Hamburg, Real, Spartak.