Russia remains in 10th place in the UEFA coefficient table after the match between Lokomotiv and Sport
MOSCOW, October 22. / TASS /. Russia remained in 10th place in the table of indicators of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) after the Moscow “Lokomotiv” in the match of the Europa League, which took place on Thursday.
“Lokomotiv” lost at home to Turkish “Galatasaray” with a score of 0: 1 in the match of the third round of the group stage of the Europa League. In the asset of Russia there are 31,682 points left, occupying the ninth place, on the account of 32,100 points after the victory of the Rangers over the Danish Brondby (2: 0). The 11th position is occupied by Ukraine, which has 30,600 points.
Scotland beat Russia in the UEFA table on Tuesday with Celtic’s 2-0 win over Hungarian Ferencváros in the Europa League. In order to bypass the Scots on Wednesday, Russia had enough draws “Spartak” in the Europa League match against English “Leicester” and “Zenith” in the Champions League game with the Italian “Juventus”. However, both teams lost – 3: 4 and 0: 1, respectively.
The UEFA coefficient table defines the number of clubs delegated to countries to compete in European competition. From the next season, the points scored in the 2017/18 season (Russia – 12,600) will not be counted, only the indicators of the 2018/19 seasons (7,583), 2019/20 (4,666), 2020/21 will be taken into account (4,333), 2021/22 (currently 2,500) and 2022/23.
Seasonal odds by adding up the points scored by clubs in the Champions League, Europa League and Conference League and dividing by the number of teams representing the country. The overall ranking is the sum of the odds from the last five seasons. One point is awarded for winning a qualifying round match, and 0.5 points for a draw. For a victory in the game of the main stage, the country receives two points, for a draw – one point.
Four bonus points will be awarded for reaching the Champions League group stage and reaching the 1/8 of the tournament. For the club’s reaching the quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals of the Champions League or Europa League, the country receives one point. Only played matches are taken into account, Technical characteristics are not taken into account. Meetings ending with a penalty shootout will be settled according to the result recorded in extra time.