Danish football falls behind in UEFA coefficient ranking

Denmark falls to number 22 in this season’s rankings

FC Copenhagen’s glory days in the Champions League seem to be a thing of the past, with Denmark pushed back to number 22 on the latest UEFA coefficient  ranking – falling three spots.

The UEFA club coefficient rankings are based on the results of all European clubs in UEFA club competition, and take into account the results of all clubs from each association. Rankings are based on performances over the last five seasons.

Just a few years ago, Denmark was 12th, with AaB Aalborg and FC Copenhagen both making it to the Champions League two seasons in a row.

However, Denmark has dropped every year since the 2010/2011 season due to Danish teams faring poorly in European football.

But at least the Danes can rest assured that they are still the best in Scandinavia, far ahead of Norway (26), Sweden (28), Finland (30) and Iceland (40).

Spain remains at the top of the list, with Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ranking highest in the individual club rankings.

The top 10 country rankings are as follows:

  1. Spain
  2. England
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Portugal
  6. France
  7. Russia
  8. Ukraine
  9. Netherlands
  10. Belgium

The top 10 club rankings are as follows:

  1. Real Madrid
  2. Barcelona
  3. Bayern
  4. Chelsea
  5. Atletico
  6. Benfica
  7. Schalke
  8. Porto
  9. Arsenal
  10. Man. United




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