Azerbaijan has again increased its points reserve for the 2022/2023 season in the UEFA ranking.
“Report”According to the information of “Neftchi”, this became possible thanks to the 2:1 home victory of “Neftchi” over Austrian club “Rapid” (Vienna) in the first game of the III qualification stage of the UEFA Conference League. This result brought another 0.250 points to the asset of the country, which is currently represented by 2 teams in the European Cups.
However, despite the fact that Azerbaijan increased the number of points to 1,625 this season, and to 14,250 in the last 5 seasons, it remained at the 29th place. Poland took 28th place with 15,375 points.
Azerbaijan’s representative in the Champions League, “Qarabag”, will be the guest of “Ferentsvaros” in Hungary on August 9 in the return match of the third qualifying round. The winner was not determined in the first game in Baku.
It should be noted that after the first matches of the III qualification stage in the Europa League and Conference League, certain changes have taken place in the ranking list. Ireland rose to 38th place with 9,125 points and Liechtenstein to 48th place with 6,500 points. In addition, Lithuania (8,750) fell to 39th place, Luxembourg (8,750) to 40th place, Albania (6,250) to 49th place, and Wales (6,166) to 50th place.