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<p> France has returned to its former glory; equality with the Netherlands, thanks to the three victories of its representatives in the Europa League. </p>
<p>France moved to 6th in the UEFA rankings, overtaken by the Netherlands at the start of the season. The points from the 2018-2019 season, during which French clubs scored two more points than Dutch clubs, were indeed higher than the previous ones. erased from the shelves since the index is calculated over the last five seasons. But France is on the verge of recovering this essential 5th place, because it grants a fourth ticket in the Champions League and a seventh in the European Cup. Thanks to the three victories of the clubs involved in the Europa League (Toulouse, Marseille, Rennes), France has almost returned to normal. height of the Netherlands.</p>
<h2>A flawless return to height of the Netherlands</h2>
<p>Toulouse achieved a major feat against Liverpool (3-2), Rennes beat Panathinaïkos at home. 10 against 11 (3-1), and OM went to win. win on the pitch of AEK Athenes (0-2). Three results which, combined, yield 1 whole point (3 times 0.333 points) to each player. the France index. Lille also obtained a draw in the Conference League at Slovan Bratislava (1-1). With the defeats of Ajax against Brighton (0-2) and AZ Alkmaar to Aston Villa (2-1), the Netherlands did not score a single point. Result: France is almost there. equality with the Batavians at the UEFA index (0.003 point difference). In addition, the three French clubs are up for grabs. first place in their group and on track to continue their journey, to bring in additional points. Ajax and AZ, on the contrary, are on the verge of elimination.</p>
<h2>Lens loses a decisive match for France</h2>
<p>The clubs involved in the Champions League were less good students this week. Lens' defeat at PSV Eidhoven (1-0) allowed Peter Bosz's players to bring home 0.4 points. their country. By losing against AC Milan (2-1), PSG also missed out. the opportunity to take valuable points. Above all, the two French clubs have greatly complicated their task with a view to qualifying for the round of 16, which would bring 0.66 points per club in the Champions League (4 bonus points, divided by 6). PSV is now in a good position to qualify, unlike France. Lens. But PSG remains well placed in their group, while Feyenoord is rather poorly off to a good start. </p>
<p>Each victory of a French club brings 0.33 points to the table. the index (2 points for a group victory, divided by six, the number of French representatives in the European Cup). But a Dutch victory brings even more to the Netherlands (0.4 points), since they only have five representatives in Europe (2 points divided by 5 = 0.4 ). Even if each of their victories earns them more points, they already have more points. lost one of their five representatives and therefore an opportunity to gain points with Twente, eliminated in the Conference League play-offs.</p>
<h2>Four places in LDC, seven in Europe next year</h2>
<p> < p>In the meantime, French clubs will have four places in the Champions League next year, because France was still ahead of the Netherlands at the end of last season. The 6th or 7th place in Ligue 1 will also qualify for the European Cup, in addition to the winner of the Coupe de France. In detail, the first three in Ligue 1 next season will automatically qualify for the league phase of the C1 in 2024-2025, the name “group phase” to disappear. The fourth place in the French Championship will have to go through two qualifying rounds: the third preliminary round then the play-offs. The fifth and the winner of the Coupe de France will go to the Europa League, and the sixth will go to the Conference League. Note also that at From this season onwards, the two best nations in the world The UEFA index over a season is rewarded with an additional place for the following edition of the C1.</p>
<h2>What is the ;UEFA index by country?</h2>
<p>It is this ranking which determines the qualifying places for the Champions League or the Europa League and the Europa Conference League. The higher the rank of the country, the more places they have for European competitions. Here is the current ranking: </p>
<li>1st. England: 95.053 points</li>
<li>2nd. Spain: 82.114 points</li>
<li>3rd. Italy: 78,426 points</li>
<li>4th. Germany: 77,338 points</li>
<li>5th. Netherlands: 57,500 points</li>
<li>6th. France: 57,497 points</li>
<li>7th. Portugal: 50,482 points</li>
<h2>What is the UEFA club index?</h2>
<p>If the ranking by country is important, that by club is important ;also to establish the seedings during the various draws. Here is the latest club ranking: </p>
<li>1st. Manchester City: 128 points</li>
<li>2nd. Bayern Munich: 124 points</li>
<li>3rd. Real Madrid: 110 points</li>
<li>4th. PSG: 99 points</li>
<li>5th. Liverpool: 98 points</li>
<li>6th. Chelsea: 96 points</li>
<li>7th. Manchester United: 89 points</li>
<li>8th. Inter Milan: 88 points</li>
<li>9th. RB Leipzig : 85 points</li>
<li>10th. AS Roma/FC Sevilla: 84 points</li>
<h2>What is France's UEFA index?</h2>
<p>France is currently at; 6th place and competing with the Netherlands to recover 5th position, which offers a fourth qualifying place in the Champions League (and a seventh in the European Cup). p> </p>
<h2>How are UEFA index points calculated?</h2>
<p>The coefficient ranking of clubs is calculated based on club results over the previous five seasons of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League. The ranking is used to determine each club's position in the UEFA club competition draws as explained on the official website.</p>
<p>The club coefficient ranking for the season is established on the basis of the results of the clubs involved in the current UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League. This classification, combined with à That of the four previous seasons, determines whether the club is seeded in the draws for UEFA competitions.</p>
<p>The club coefficients are determined ;s either by the sum of all points won over the past five years OR the coefficient of the association over the same period, the priority given at the highest.</p>
<p>The season coefficient of an association (country) is calculated by adding the 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), then dividing the total by the number of clubs from this association having participated in the in the three UEFA club competitions in question.</p>
<h2>What points are awarded?</h2>
<p><strong>Points in the UEFA Champions League</strong> <br />Any victory at hand from the group stage: 2 points<br /> Any draw From the group stage: 1 point<br /> Participation bonus the group stage: 4 points<br /> Bonus for participation in the round of 16: 4 points<br /> Each round reached by the clubs at from the round of 16: 1 point</p>
<p><strong>UEFA Europa League points</strong><br />Any victory at hand from the group stage (except the play-offs of the knockout phase): 2 points<br /> Any draw from the group stage (excluding the play-offs of the knockout stage): 1 point<br /> Group winner: 4 points<br /> Group runner-up: 2 ;points<br /> Each round reached by the clubs at agrave; from the round of 16: 1 point</p>
<p><strong>Points in UEFA Conference League</strong></p>
<p>Any victory at home from the group stage (except the play-offs of the knockout phase): 2 points<br /> Any draw from the group stage (except the play-offs of the knockout stage): 1 point<br /> Group winner: 2 points<br /> Second in group: 1 point <br /> Qualification in semi-final and final: 1 point</p>
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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116