Champion 2017/2018 must final rounds to play for Champions League
The Dutch champion of the season 2017/2018 must be final through the preliminary rounds look to qualify for the Champions League.
Through the elimination of AZ against Olympique Lyon in the sixteenth finals of the Europa League, the Netherlands can, this season is not higher end than the twelfth place in the UEFA coëfficiëntenlijst.
Only the champions of the first ten countries in the ranking qualify directly for the kampioenenbal. The number eleven also has a chance on a direct ticket, if the Champions League winner of 2018 is already the league has placed for the edition of the next season.
The netherlands is the current number thirteen in the UEFA coëfficiëntenlijst and in case of good performance of Ajax this season in the Europa League, only Switzerland pass.
The national champions of next season will be two preliminary rounds to survive to the group stage to reach the Champions League. The number two of the Premier league starting in 2018, a round earlier than now and have three rounds to survive to qualify for the Champions League.
The current top ten with direct places for the Champions League consists of Spain, Germany, England, Italy, France, Russia, Portugal, Ukraine, Belgium and Turkey.
Also the direct ticket for the Europa League, which is now to the cup winner goes, it hits the Netherlands from next season will be lost.
The cup winner of 2017/2018, it will have two preliminary rounds to survive to the main draw of the Europa League to reach the number three and four of the Premier league even three.
Ajax came Thursday at the expense of Legia Warsaw (1-0) for the eighth finals of the Europa League. On Friday, at 13.00 hours, at the draw in Nyon, the opponent is known by the Locals.
The team of trainer Peter Bosz can all the other fifteen teams take that placed: Anderlecht, Alake Nicosia, Besiktas, Celte de Vigo, KRC Genk, AA Gent, Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Copenhagen, FK Krasnodar, Olympique Lyon, Manchester United, Olympiakos Piraeus, AS Roma, FK Rostov and Schalke 04.