Elimination of Arsenal and Man City affects the Premier League coefficient and prospects for a fifth UCL spot.

Elimination of Arsenal and Man City affects the Premier League coefficient and prospects for a fifth UCL spot.

After major losses for Manchester City and Arsenal, the Premier League’s hopes of earning a fifth place in the 2018 Champions League season have reached a precarious standstill, according to Daily Star. In the upcoming season, UEFA plans to introduce a redesigned competition with a larger number of participating teams. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

The allocation of spots will be determined by the coefficient ranking, potentially granting additional spots to major leagues currently limited to four representatives.

England’s top-flight league has found themselves in a neck-and-neck race with the Italian and German leagues for these coveted positions.


Serie A appears poised to secure their top spot, leaving the Premier League and Bundesliga in a heated battle for the second position.

Earlier this week, England boasted five clubs still in contention in European competitions, one more than Germany.

However, this number may dwindle drastically by the end of the week. Arsenal’s defeat to Bayern Munich, with a 1-0 loss at the Allianz Arena and a 3-2 aggregate score, along with reigning champions Manchester City’s elimination by Real Madrid on penalties following a 1-1 draw (4-4 on aggregate), has cast a shadow over English clubs’ prospects.

Bayer Leverkusen are strongly favored to stop West Ham’s Europa League ambitions, holding a two-goal advantage.

Additionally, Liverpool faces an uphill battle to overturn a 3-0 deficit against Atalanta. As a result, Aston Villa could potentially stand as England’s sole representative in the Europa Conference League, following their 2-1 victory over Lille.

The situation significantly impacts Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur, with the race for the top four transforming into a scramble for the fifth spot.

Manchester United’s chances for a Champions League berth seem bleak, potentially relegating them to Thursday night football in the Europa League. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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