Scottish Football’s coefficient explained

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Last night saw Celtic sweep Rosenborg aside 3-1 in the second qualifying round for the UEFA Champions League. The return leg next week will dictate who will face AEK Athens in the next round before the playoffs. The qualifying route has always been a long and winding road; however, UEFA have made changes to protect teams from the top five leagues and that means that Celtic and Scottish teams have suffered.

Tonight, three Scottish teams continue their quest for the Europa League; but how can Scottish football overcome these qualifiers and look to a simpler route – as was the case ten years ago.
One twitter user, Moravcik67, has explained in depth how the coefficient works for Celtic and the other Scottish teams. The account is normally excellent at detailing qualifying routes and regulations.

There you have it, Scottish football’s coefficient explained. Follow Moravcik67 for more Celtic related stats on Twitter.


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