Russian clubs have again failed in European competition, and this is reflected in the UEFA coefficients table.
Within the framework of the 3rd round of the Champions League and the Europa League, RPL clubs drew twice - Zenit vs. Lazio (1: 1), Lokomotiv - vs. Atlético (1: 1) - and lost twice to Krasnodar "-" Sevilla "(2: 3), CSKA -" Feyenoord ".
Russia scored 0.334 points this week and is ranked seventh in the UEFA coefficient table with a total of 37.549 points.
Portugal (43.549), which is sixth, again increased its lead over Russia - from 5.734 to 6 points. Porto beat Marseille (3: 0) in the Champions League, in the Europa League Benfica drew Rangers (3: 3) and Braga lost to Leicester (0: 4).
Belgium (34,300) dropped from eighth to ninth place due to four defeats: Brugge lost to Borussia Dortmund (0: 3), Standard - Lech (1: 3), Gent - Crvena Zvezda ”(1: 2), and“ Antwerp ”- LASK (0: 1). The gap with Russia increased from 2.915 to 3.249 points.
Dutch Ajax defeated Midtjylland (3: 1), Feyenoord - CSKA (3: 1), PSV lost to PAOK (1: 4), AZ - Real Sociedad (0: 1). The Netherlands climbed to eighth place (34,600) and came close to Russia - the gap is 2.949 points.
Recall that the sixth line in the UEFA rankings gives the country the right to two direct tickets to the group stage of the Champions League (plus one to qualifying) and one to the group stage of the Europa League (plus two to qualifying).
This season, Russia has three teams in the Champions League group thanks to Krasnodar's qualifying round, and next season there will be only two in the tournament - the champion will go directly to the group, and the team that took second place in the Premier League will play in qualifications.
CSKA crushed in Rotterdam: got three in ten minutes, played the worst match of all ours, dropped to the last place in the group