Portuguese Liga NOS takes over Ligue 1 UEFA coefficients, Lionel Messi no longer plays in top five leagues

UEFA Club Coefficients: Portuguese Liga NOS takes over Ligue 1 UEFA coefficients, Lionel Messi no longer plays in top five leagues- Lionel Messi is eagerly waiting to make his PSG debut. The fans could see the Argentine in action on the 30th of August as Brest hosts PSG in the 4th game week of Ligue 1. PSG has played 3 matches in Ligue 1 without Lionel Messi. They have won all of them.

Portuguese Liga NOS has surpassed the French Ligue 1 in UEFA Coefficients. English Premier League surpassed the Spanish La Liga in the 2020/21 season after the Spanish League took over the 1st position in 2019/20.

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UEFA Club Coefficients: How association club coefficients are calculated?

The association club coefficients are based on the results of each association’s clubs in the five previous UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League seasons. The rankings determine the number of places allocated to an association (country) in the forthcoming UEFA club competition.

The season association club coefficient is based on points obtained by all its clubs in a given season in the UEFA Champions League (UCL), UEFA Europa League (UEL), and UEFA Europa Conference League (UECL).

UEFA Club Coefficients: Points system

Points are awarded as follows:

2 – All wins from the group stage (UCL, UEL, UECL)
1 – All wins in qualifying and play-off matches (UCL, UEL, UECL)
1 – All draws from the group stage (UCL, UEL, UECL)
0.5 – All draws in qualifying and play-off matches (UCL, UEL, UECL)
4 – Group stage bonus participation (UCL, UEL)
4 – Round of 16 bonus participation (UCL)
4 – Group winners (UEL)
2 – Group runners-up (UEL)
2 – Group winners (UECL)
1 – Group runners-up (UECL)
1 – Each round clubs reach from the round of 16 (UCL, UEL, UECL)

UEFA Club Coefficients: UEFA Rankings:

 

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