Union SG, Belgian runner-up and winner of the Belgian Cup, will compete for access to the UEFA Champions League and will be the first game for Sporting, on July 17th, while the game against Sevilla will be on the 23rd, with both games scheduled to take place the Algarve Stadium.

Sporting has direct entry into the Champions League, after having won the I Liga title, with 90 points, 10 more than Benfica, runner-up.