Slavia will play CFR Cluj in the Champions League play-off on 20 and 28 August.CFR Cluj are traditional Romanian club founded 1907, fivefold champions of Romanian top division. In 2018/19 Cluj finished on top of the league 5 points ahead of FCSB, in Romanian Cup they lost to Astra in semi-finals. Last year CFR lost to Malmö in UCL 2nd qualifying round and later was surprisingly eliminated by Dudelange in Europa League play-off.
This season the Romanians have been much more successful eliminating Astana and Maccabi Tel Aviv on their path to 3rd qualifying round. After a 1-1 home game against Celtic FC Cluj have played extraordinary second leg in Glasgow coming from behind losing 1-2 and 2-3 to win 4-3 after goals on 80th and 97th minute.
After 5 games of Romanian League 1 CFR Cluj sit on top of the table with 13 points (W4 D1 L0).
Slavia will play first game away in Romania on Tuesday, 20 August (KO at 9 pm CET). Second leg will be played on Sinobo Stadium in Prague on Wednesday 28 August (9 pm CET). Ticket info will be released in following days.