It's mathematically impossible not to qualify with 11 points
That is not correct.
Is Ajax the first team not to qualify for the next stage with as much
as 10 points?
During the 2013-2014 UEFA Champions League, in the Group F, Napoli finished 3rd of its group and didn't qualify.
Dortmund 12 (+5)
Arsenal 12 (+3)
Napoli 12 (+1)
No more than five clubs can enter the UEFA Champions League from one national association.
Regarding the top three associations (currently Spain, Germany and
England): if two clubs from one of these countries win the UEFA
Champions League and UEFA Europa League, and neither finish their
domestic league in a position that qualifies them for the UEFA
This is the criterion which decides it (emphasis mine).
higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question;
It is basically the same as the well-known away goals rule which is commonly used for two-leg fixtures.
If you look at the results in the matches between these two teams, Hapoel scored one ...
The English Premier League is guaranteed at least four, and may earn a total of five, places at the next Champions League group stage.
They are assigned in the following priority order.
The previous Champions League winner
The previous Europa League winner
The first-place team in the Premier League
The second-place team in the Premier League
Reaching the eighth-finals of Champions League and being eliminated: worst case scenario
Finishing second with four draws and two loses will grant you 4x0.9 = 3.6 million euros.
For reaching the eighth-finals, add 9.5 million euros.
So, the team will earn 13.1 million euros.
Finishing 3rd in group stages, then winning the Europa League: best case ...
It is tricky fixture. Because of many reasons,
A long travel for the away fixture is a headache.
The long travel doubles the headache, as the UCL or Europa fixtures will be played during the Mid-Week. Its too hard for the team, as they'll be too tired
And most importantly, it in Russia. It'll be very very cold. They might even have to play in snow.
Apparently it is not allowed.
I can't find anything at the moment in official UEFA documentation, but in the past week a few mentions were made of it in the Belgian press.
Vincent Tan owns three clubs in Europe: Cardiff City, FK Sarajevo and KV Kortrijk.
There was a chance that FK Sarajevo and KV Kortrijk teams would qualify for the Europa League, but is ...
The issue you've highlighted is addressed in the Article 5. Integrity of the Competition of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League Regulations, 5.01:
5.01. To ensure the integrity of the UEFA club competitions, the following criteria apply:
no club participating in a UEFA club competition may, either directly or indirectly:
Regulations of the UEFA Champions League 2018-21 Cycle:
1) If UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League title holders are both from England and they both finish outside of the top four in Premier League, then the 4th placed Premier League ...
No, it's probably not worth the risk.
Reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League alone is worth 9.5 Million €, even if you get knocked out directly. Also you get a piece of the big cake... TV money and some cash based on the team's UEFA coefficient.
In the Europa League you'd have to reach the final in order to make that much money (~ 10 Million ...
Looks like I found my answer in this article on Wikipedia.
In the draw for the round of 32, the twelve group winners and the four third-placed teams from the Champions League group stage with the better group records are seeded, and the twelve group runners-up and the other four third-placed teams from the Champions League group stage are unseeded. The ...
According to the Laws of the Game (2 Mb pdf-file):
The team scoring the greater number of goals during a match is the
winner. If both teams score an equal number of goals, or if no goals
are scored, the match is drawn.
When competition rules require there to be a winning team after a match or home-and-away tie, the only ...
It's a bit of an opinionated question actually, but I'll give it a go.
Niranjan's answer focus is with the practical side of the story, in the end it will be decided on the pitch so I'll stick to the game part.
Teams are divided in 4 drawing pots based on their UEFA club coëfficient, Rubin Kazan was in Pot 1, Liverpool in Pot 2. This means the average ...