UEFA index: France makes a very big move!


By: Manu Tournoux

This start to 2024 is encouraging for French football.

These days, this is timely information for French football. At the heart of a season singled out for the unequal level of Ligue 1, the representatives of French football have achieved an unexpected feat at the start of 2024.
By placing three clubs in the quarter-finals of the various European competitions (Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Olympique de Marseille in the Europa League and Lille in the Europa Conference League), French football has achieved a performance not so frequent in recent years. last years. An assessment which contrasts with the previous round, where Rennes, Lens and Toulouse remained at the dock.

Excellent news for the UEFA index

Direct consequence of these positive results: France is now guaranteed to finish this 2023-24 season in fifth place in the UEFA index ranking.
In addition to the qualifications of PSG, OM and Lille, this reinforced fifth place also and above all results from the elimination of PSV Eindhoven against Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Last season, West Ham had to block the path of AZ Alkmaar for the Netherlands not to overtake France in the UEFA index ranking. This end of the European campaign will be more peaceful.

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