Rabu, 26 Agustus 2015
Spain Carving New Record In Season 2015/16
Valencia Spain completes the list of five teams that will compete in the Champions League group phase after removing vice-origin French Ligue 1, AS Monaco in the playoffs.
Despite losing 2-1 in the second leg of counter Monaco, Valencia still qualify for the group phase for a 4-3 aggregate win because in the first leg 3-1 win over Monaco. Valencia became 5th team that will represent Spain after Barcelona, Madrid, Atletico and Valencia.
The new history is created in the Champions League season 2015/16 with Spain as a country that managed to carve a new record that is the first country to send five representatives at the same in the Champions League group phase.
This is the first season that allows the country to have five teams in the group phase of 32 teams. UEFA gives a place in the Champions League group stage for the winners of the Europa League in the 2014/15 season.
So, for the 2015/16 season, Sevilla qualify directly for the group phase of the Champions League after managed to become champions of the Europa League 2014/15 season.
The Spanish team has won four of the last seven editions of the Champions League. Barcelona grabbed 3 times that in 2009, 2011 and 2015 while Madrid won the same title in 2014 ago.
Spain alone lead the UEFA club coefficient rankings. Tersebutlah system used to determine a league get a share in the qualifiers for the competition.