Murrayfield to host Champions Cup semi if Glasgow advance

If Glasgow can beat Saracens in this weekend's European Champions Cup last-eight showdown in London they will play their home semi-final against either Munster or Toulouse at BT Murrayfield, it has been announced.

Glasgow will play their home leg of the Champions Cup semi-final at Murrayfield if they advance to the final four. Picture: SNS
Glasgow will play their home leg of the Champions Cup semi-final at Murrayfield if they advance to the final four. Picture: SNS

The Warriors are playing in their first-ever knock-out stage match in Europe’s elite club competition against the reigning champions on Sunday, with the final also taking place at the iconic Edinburgh stadium in May.

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The format for the semi-final matches in the Champions Cup recognises performances by clubs during the pool stage as well as the achievement of winning a quarter-final match away from home.

Potentia; Champions Cup semi-finals – 22/23 April

SF 1: if ASM Clermont Auvergne v Leinster Rugby – Matmut Stadium de Gerland (Lyon)

SF 1: if RC Toulon v Leinster Rugby – Allianz Riviera Stadium (Nice)

SF 1: if Wasps v ASM Clermont Auvergne – Franklin’s Gardens (Northampton)

SF 1: if Wasps v RC Toulon – Franklin’s Gardens (Northampton)

SF 2: if Munster Rugby v Saracens – Aviva Stadium (Dublin)

SF 2: if Toulouse v Saracens – Stade Chaban-Delmas (Bordeaux)

SF 2: if Glasgow Warriors v Munster Rugby – BT Murrayfield (Edinburgh)

SF 2: if Glasgow Warriors v Toulouse – BT Murrayfield (Edinburgh)

2017 Champions Cup final: Saturday, 13 May; BT Murrayfield (17.00)