This page shows a list of teams qualified for the 2008/2009
season of the Champions League and the UEFA Cup.
In the list below the country coefficients are from the
UEFA Country Ranking 2007
and the team coefficients from the
UEFA Team Ranking 2008.
The team coefficients are used for seeding of draws.
The number of teams of each country is determined by the
position in the UEFA Country Ranking 2007, extended with 11 Intertoto
+ 3 Fair Play teams for the UEFA Cup.
The Champions League cup-holder spot will not be used because Manchester United
already qualified for the group stage of the Champions League. This implies that
the champions of the 23th and 24th countries on the ranking list (Wisla Krakˇw,
Poland and MTK Budapest, Hungary) gain direct access to the 2nd qualifying
round, the CL entrant of the 16th country on the ranking list (Levski Sofia,
Bulgaria) gains direct access to the 3rd qualifying round, and the champion of
the 10th country on the ranking list (Celtic, Scotland) gains direct access to
the group stage.
The UEFA Cup cup-holder spot will not be used because Zenit St. Petersburg
qualified for the Champions league. This implies that the cup winner of the 14th
country on the country ranking list (Kayserispor, Turkey) will gain direct
access to the 1st round round, and that the 1st UEFA Cup entrants of the 19th
and 20th countries on the ranking list (Maccabi Netanya, Israel and Red Star
Belgrade, Serbia) have direct access to the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA
1 Spain 76.891
CL1=Real Madrid 93.837 (cl/R1)
CL2=Villarreal 90.837 (cl/R1)
CL3=FC Barcelona 117.837 (cl/QR3)
CL4=AtlÚtico Madrid 36.837 (cl/QR3)
CW=Valencia 83.837 (uc/R1)
UC2=Sevilla 102.837 (uc/R1)
UC3=Racing Santander 24.837 (uc/R1)
IT=Deportivo La Coru˝a 46.837 (it/R3)
CLx = Champions League spot,
CW = cup-winner spot,
UCx = UEFA Cup spot,
LC = losing cup finalist spot
IT = Intertoto spot (in uc/QR2)
ITp = Intertoto participant
FP = Fair Play spot (in uc/QR1)
QR = Qualifying Round