MOSCOW, 9 November. / Tass /. Russia, after the fourth round of the Europa League group stage, narrowed the gap with France and was cut off from Portugal in the table of coefficients of the European Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). This happened thanks to the positive results of the Russian clubs and the misadventures of the rivals.
The fourth round of the Europa League resulted in a Russia piggy bank 0.833 points. Spartak Moscow and Krasnodar, who beat Rangers (4: 3) and Standard (2: 1), scored 0.333 points each. Petersburg "Zenith" for a draw with the French "Bordeaux" earned 0.166.
The total coefficient of Russia based on the results of the matches that took place this week in European competitions is 48.382 points. Portugal after a draw, "Sporting" in the match against Arsenal of London remained behind by 0.633 points – 42.842. The French lost their meetings to "Rennes" and "Marseille", losing against Dynamo Kiev (1: 3) and Roman "Lazio" (1: 2). Bordeaux, like Zenit, gained 0.166 points, setting the total coefficient for France at 53.165.
Spain remains the leader of the coefficient table – 92.855 points. In second place is England – 70.320. The third place is occupied by Italy (69,725), the fourth – Germany (65,355).
According to the results of the current draw, the table of coefficients determines the representation of clubs in European competitions for the season 2020/21 – the sixth position gives the right to put three clubs in the Champions League instead of two.
How the coefficients are calculated
The UEFA season coefficient is determined by summing the points earned by the clubs in the Champions League and Europa League and by dividing the amount by the number of teams representing the country. The general assessment is the sum of the reports of the last five seasons.
To win the qualifying rounds of the game a point is awarded, for a tie – 0.5 points. To win the game on the main stage – two points, for a draw – one point. For the team in the group stage of the European competition, the country receives four points, to enter the final 1/8 stage of the Champions League – five points. To reach the club in the quarterfinals, the semi-finals and the Champions League or Europa League final – one point.
Only matches played are taken into consideration, technical defeats are not taken into consideration. The meetings that ended with a series of penalties are calculated based on the result recorded in the main and extra time.
Table of UEFA coefficients
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