Seeding for the Champions' League
Teams are divided into 4 pots. The decisive ranking is
New (from 1999 all preliminary round results are halved) UEFA Ranking
Seeding for the draw on 23 June 2000
- First (directly to Champions' League; Real Madrid, champions and 2nd
teams from countries ranked 1-6, champions from countries ranked 7-9) - 16
teams: Real Madrid, Lazio, Juventus, La Coruna, Barcelona, Bayern, Bayer,
AS Monaco, PSG, PSV, Heerenveen, Manchester United, Arsenal, Spartak Moskva,
Olympiakos, Sporting Lisboa.
- Second (directly to the 3rd qualifying round; 3rd and 4th teams from
countries 1-3 (-Real Madrid), 3rd teams from countries 4-6, 2nd teams from
countries 7-9, champions from countries 10-16) - 18 teams: AC Milan, Inter,
Valencia, Hamburger SV, TSV 1860, Lyon, Feyenoord, Leeds, Lokomotiv Moskva,
Panathinaikos, FC Porto, Sparta Praha, Tirol, Herfolge, Dinamo Zagreb,
Galatasaray, Dinamo Kyiv, St. Gallen.
- Third (directly to the 2nd qualifying round; 2nd teams from countries
10-15, champions from countries 17-28) - 18 teams: Slavia Praha, Sturm Graz,
Brondby IF, Hajduk Split, Besiktas JK, Shakhtar Donetsk, Rosenborg BK,
Anderlecht, Helsingborgs IF, Polonia Warszawa, Glasgow Rangers, Dinamo
Bucuresti, Dunaferr FC, Inter Bratislava, Anorthosis, Torpedo Kutaisi, Hapoel
Tel-Aviv, Maribor Teatanic Branik.
- Fourth (to the 1st qualifying round; champions from countries 29-51
without Andorra, Liechtenstein and San Marino) - 20 teams: BATE Borisov,
Haka Valkeakoski, Crvena Zvezda, Levski, Skonto, KR Reykjavik, Sloga Skopje,
Zalgiris Kaunas, Zimbru Kishinev, Levadia Maardu, Shirak Gyumri, Linfield,
Shelbourne, TNS Llansantffraid, Birkirkara, KI Klakksvik, SK Tirana,
F'91 Dudelange, FK Shamkir, NK Brotnjo.
Champions of Andorra and San Marino moved to the UEFA Cup. Liechtenstein
doesn't have domestic championship.
20 teams from the 4th pot play in the 1st qualifying round.
10 winners together with 18 teams from the 3rd pot play in the 2nd qualifying
round. 14 winners together with 18 teams from the 2nd pot play in the 3rd
qualifying round. 16 winners and 16 teams from the 1st pot play in the
Seeding for the UEFA Cup
Number of teams is determined by New UEFA Ranking (1994/95-1998/99).
Fair Play competition winner (?) and two countries drawn
from positions 2-9 have one extra team. Andorra and San Marino are represented
by their champions. Liechtenstein is represented by cup winner.
Teams are divided into 2 pots (New UEFA Ranking (1994/95-1998/99)) again:
- First (directly to first round; (trophy holder), cup winners, 5th and 6th
teams from countries 1-3, cup winners, 4th and 5th teams from countries 4-6,
cup winners, 3th, 4th and 5th teams from countries 7-8, cup winners from
countries 9-18, 3 UEFA-Intertoto Cup winners) - 39 teams: AC Parma, AS Roma,
Fiorentina, Espanyol, Alaves, Celta Vigo, Werder, FC Kaiserslautern, Hertha
BSC Berlin, Nantes, Bordeaux, Gueugnon, Roda, Vitesse, AFC Ajax, Chelsea,
Liverpool, Leicester, CSKA Moskva, Torpedo-Luzhniki, Dinamo Moskva, Alania
Vladikavkaz, AEK Athine, OFI Crete, PAOK, (Greece), Benfica, Slovan Liberec,
Grazer AK, Viborg FF, NK Osijek, Antalyaspor, Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih,
FC Zürich, SK Brann, RC Genk, (UIC), (UIC), (UIC).
- Second (3 Fair-Play competition winners, 3rd teams from countries 9-15,
2nd and 3rd teams from countries 16-18, cup winners, 2nd and 3rd teams from
countries 19-21, cup winners and 2nd teams from countries 22-51 without Andorra,
Liechtenstein and San Marino, Liechtenstein cup winner, Andorra champion and
San Marino champion) - 82 teams: IFK Norrköping (FP), Lierse SK (FP),
Rayo Vallecano (FP), Boavista Porto, Petra Drnovice, Rapid Wien, AB Kobenhavn,
HNK Rijeka, Gaziantepspor, Vorskla Poltava, FC Basel, Lausanne-Sports, Molde FK,
Lillestrom SK, Club Brugge, AA Gent, Örgryte, Halmstads BK, AIK Solna,
Amica Wronki, Wisla Krakow, Ruch Chorzow, Aberdeen, Celtic, Heart of Midlothian,
Universitatea Craiova, Rapid Bucuresti, MTK Hungaria FC, Vasas Danubius Hotels,
FC Kosice, Slovan Bratislava, Omonia Nicosia, APOEL Nicosia, Lokomotivi
Tbilisi, WIT Georgia Tbilisi, Beitar Jerusalem, Maccabi Haifa, Olimpija
Ljubljana, HIT Nova Gorica, Slavia Mozyr, FC Homel, Jokerit Helsinki, HJK
Helsinki, Napredak Krusevac, Partizan Beograd, Neftohimik Burgas, CSKA Sofia,
Metalurgs Liepaja, FK Ventspils, IA Akranes, IBV Vestmannaeyjar, Pobeda Prilep,
Rabotnicki Kometal Skopje, Ekranas Panavezys, Zalgiris Vilnius, Constructorul,
Serif Tiraspol, Flora Tallinn, Tulevik Viljandi, Mika Ashtarak, Ararat Yerevan,
Glentoran, Coleraine, Bohemians Dublin, Cork City, Bangor City, Barry Town,
Sliema, Valletta, B 36, GI, Teuta Durres, Tomori Berat, Jeunesse D'Esch,
CS Grevenmacher, FC Vaduz, Kapaz Ganca, Neftchi Baku, Zeljeznicar Sarajevo,
Buducnost Podgorica, Constelacio Esportiva, Folgore.
82 teams from the 2nd pot play in the preliminary round.
41 winners, 39 teams from the 1st pot and 16 losers from Champions' League 3rd
qualifying round play in the first round. 48 winners play in the second round.
24 winners and 8 teams 3rd in groups of CL play in the third round.
The seeding within the specific qualifying rounds will be determined by the
combined club and associations' coefficient of the single participants
(100% + 50%).
- 23 June 2000 - 1st and 2nd qualifying round draw in Geneva
- 12 and 19 July 2000 - 1st qualifying round
- 21 July 2000 - 3rd qualifying round draw in Nyon
- 26 July and 2 August 2000 - 2nd qualifying round
- 08/09 and 22/23 August 2000 - 3rd qualifying round
- 25 August 2000 - First group stage draw in Monaco
- 25 August 2000 - Super Cup Final in Monaco (Real Madrid - Galatasaray SK)
- 12/13, 19/20, 26/27 September, 17/18, 24/25 October, 07/08 November 2000 - First group stage
- 10 November 2000 - Second group stage draw in Geneva
- 21/22 November, 05/06 December 2000, 13/14, 20/21 February, 06/07, 13/14 March 2001 - Second group stage
- 16 March 2001 - Quarterfinals and semifinals draw in Nyon
- 03/04 and 17/18 April 2001 - Quarterfinals
- 01/02 and 08/09 May 2001 - Semifinals
- 23 May 2001 - Final in Milan
- 23 June 2000 - Qualifying round draw in Geneva
- 10 and 24 August 2000 - Qualifying round
- 25 August 2000 - First round draw in Monaco
- 14 and 28 September 2000 - First round
- 29 September 2000 - Second round draw in Nyon
- 26 October and 9 November - Second round
- 10 November 2000 - Third round draw in Geneva
- 23 November and 7 December 2000 - Third round
- 13 December 2000 - Fourth round and quarterfinals draw in Nyon
- 15 and 22 February 2001 - Fourth round
- 8 and 15 March 2001 - Quarterfinals
- 16 March 2001 - Semifinals draw in Nyon
- 5 and 19 April 2001 - Semifinals
- 16 May 2001 - Final in Dortmund
Seeding for the European Cups (from 1979/80 onwards)
Created: 1 Jun 2000
Last modified: 24 Jun 2000 03:34:00
Prepared and maintained by Pawel Mogielnicki