Olympiacos jump to 25th in UEFA Club Rankings
Olympiacos qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stages and added valuable points to their UEFA Club ranking and jumped into 25th place on the list.
Olympiacos triumphed past Rijeka on Tuesday to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stages for the 18th time in club history. Not only will the Erythrolefki compete in Europe’s premier club competition, but Olympiacos added valuable points to their UEFA Club Ranking.
By qualifying for the group stages, Olympiacos received 4.000 bonus points and jumped into 25th place of the UEFA Club Rankings with 58.020 total points, leaving behind Lyon, Roma, Dinamo Kiev, and Ajax.
The UEFA Club Rankings are used to determine the seedings in draws for the UEFA Champions and Europa League qualifying rounds and group stages. With their current point total, Olympiacos are in a good position for the years ahead and with a good showing in the Champions League group stages, their place in the rankings will continue to increase.
A group stage win results in 2 points, a draw in one point, and if Olympiacos progress to the knockout stages of the competition, they will be awarded an additional 4 bonus points.