Derry, Northern Ireland – March 20, 2019Derry City will play St Patrick’s Athletic in the UEFA Europa League in the opening round of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night, with the winner taking on Luton Town in the quarter-finals.
Derry won the Europa League last season, beating Celtic 2-1 on penalties in the final at the Sportsground.
The result was the first in the league for the Irish club, and it is the first time in their history they have not won the competition.
The FAI will play two home matches against Luton and Dundalk, with St Patrickís Athletic hosting the FAU Cup Final.
The league opener is a friendly between the two sides, and will be played at the stadium which will host the FA Cup Final on March 25.
The Luton v Dundalk game is scheduled to kick off at 9:00pm.