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FC Flora Tallinn.
FC Flora Tallinn. Source: Siim Lõvi /ERR

Reigning Estonian football league champion FC Flora will face off against three-time Lithuanian club FK Suduva, after the UEFA Champions League qualifying round draw on Sunday.

The match will take place on August 18 or August 19, at the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn. The game will be played under UEFA auspices and according to their decision, it will be take place behind closed doors due to coronavirus considerations.

The winner will advance to the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

Flora last played in the Champions League in 2018, when they lost to Israeli football club Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C. 2:7 on aggregate.

The most notable Champions League line-up for Flora has been 20-time Swiss champion FC Basel. In the 2012/2013, the Estonian club lost to that team 0:5 over two matches.

FK Suduva is a three-time reigning national champion, still defending their first championship from 2017. Currently, Suduva is tied with FK Kauno Zalgiris for first place in the Lithuanian A Lyga.

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