It is the first time Modric, 32 and a runner-up in this summer's World Cup, has won the award. Meanwhile, the top four teams from the leagues of the four top-ranked national associations in the. Source: uefa Group E editFirst match(es) will be played on 19 September 2018. If either or both title holders were one of the champions of the top six associations, the champions of the next highest ranked association(s) are also seeded into Pot. 19 The 32 teams were drawn into eight groups of four, with the restriction that teams from the same association could not be drawn against each other. Drita's win on was the first time that a team representing Kosovo had won a game in any uefa competition. FK Sutjeska, galatasaray A, gNK Dinamo Zagreb, hapoel Beer-Sheva. Ronaldo, now at Juventus, won the forward of the season award after finishing as the Champions League top scorer with 15 goals in a Real Madrid clean sweep. Round of 16 edit The draw for the round of 16 will be held on 17 December 2018. 5, association team allocation edit 79 teams from 54 of the 55 uefa member associations participate in the 201819 uefa Champions League (the exception being Liechtenstein, which does not organise a domestic league). HJK Helsinki, hŠK Zrinjski, juventus, kF Drita, kF Shkëndija. The draw for the third qualifying round was held on 17 The first legs were played on 7 and 8 August, and the second legs were played on The losers from Champions Path enter the 201819 uefa Europa League play-off round, while the losers from.