Sporting CP to play Aberdeen in Europa League
The Scottish team will be the opposition in the Third Qualifying Round
Aberdeen FC will be Sporting Clube de Portugal's opponents in their first UEFA Europa League appearance of the season, with a place in the Playoff of the competition at stake.
The Scottish side beat Viking FK 0-2 away from home in Norway on Thursday night, with goals in either half from Ross McCrorie and Ryan Hedges.
The Third Qualifying Round of the UEFA Europa League sees Sporting CP play a single fixture against Aberdeen, at the Estadio José Alvalade on September 24th.
Should they make it through to the Playoff, their opponents for that stage have already been decided in a draw which took place on Friday: awaiting them will be LASK from Austria or FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda from Slovakia on October 1st.
The winners will earn a place in the Group Stage of the UEFA Europa League.