The results in the European Cup this week allow France to return to Portugal in 5th place in the country coefficient.
The French clubs did not really shine during the first European week… Before the great victory of theOL in the lair of the Rangers (0-2) and the small success of theAS Monaco ahead of Strum Graz (1-0), Thursday evening in the Europa League, theIF was caught by Lokomotiv Moscow (1-1) and Stade Rennais held up to Tottenham in the Conference League (2-2), a little earlier in the day.
Tuesday the Losc started with a frustrating draw in front of Wolfsburg (0-0) in the Champions League and the PSG, despite Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, was hooked by Bruges (1-1) the next day.
Despite everything, with this undefeated record, France returns to Portugal in 5th place in the ranking of countries, with a slightly higher coefficient (45.081 against 44.549). The Portuguese had become the 5th best championship of the Old Continent during the summer thanks to the results of his clubs in the preliminary rounds of the various European Cups.
France and Portugal will continue their duel from a distance in the coming weeks. As a reminder, it is essential for France to remain 5th in the ranking of countries at the end of the 2022-2023 season to benefit from 3 direct tickets and a possible 4th folding seat for the Champions League 2024-2025. There will then be 36 participants and no longer 32 …
Thanks to the results of the week, France 🇫🇷 (45,081) temporarily returns to Portugal 🇵🇹 (44,549) in the UEFA ranking! #UEL #RFCOL #ASMSR #LOKOlympique de Marseille pic.twitter.com/rSE0iuoyPm
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