Europe’s best league

The UEFA coefficient is a points sum based on the results of a league’s clubs in European competitions over the past five seasons. Points are awarded for wins and draws and are divided by the number of clubs. For preliminary rounds the points are halved. Additional bonus points are given for reaching the later stages of the two UEFA club tournaments. More details on the points system can be found in the Sources below.

The current ten best leagues in European are:

  1. Spain (72.7)
  2. Italy (66.7)
  3. England (63.5)
  4. France (50.8)
  5. Germany (48.4)
  6. Portugal (44.0)
  7. Netherlands (41.3)
  8. Greece (32.1)
  9. Russia (31.8)
  10. Romania (31.5)

The coefficient is used by UEFA to determine the number of clubs from a country that can compete in the Champions League and the UEFA Cup.

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