Tuesday May 29 2018
Spanish clubs dominate UEFA rankings

Spanish clubs dominate UEFA’s list of ‘Top Clubs’ rankings, occupying both of the top two spots and four of the top six.

Real Madrid – who have won of the last five Champions League titles – head the list, which is compiled based on club’s results in European competitions over the past five seasons.

Europa League holders Atletico Madrid – who have also featured in two Champions League finals in that timeframe – are placed second in the rankings, with German champions Bayern Munich third.

Barcelona – who won the Champions League in 2015 – lie fourth in the standings with Sevilla – three Europa League titles since 2014 - two places further back in sixth.

Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund complete the top 10, with Villarreal (32nd), Athletic Bilbao (34th) and Valencia (41st) also in the top 50.

Football Italia website