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Group stage lineup complete

Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 10.30CET
The forty teams from 19 associations who progressed in the UEFA Cup last night will learn their group stage opponents on Tuesday.
Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 10.30CET

Group stage lineup complete

The forty teams from 19 associations who progressed in the UEFA Cup last night will learn their group stage opponents on Tuesday.

The lineup for the 2005/06 UEFA Cup group stage is now known following the completion of the first round last night.

Forty through
Forty teams from 19 associations have made it through to this stage, including holders PFC CSKA Moskva and all three UEFA Intertoto Cup winners, with the first round of matches falling on 20 October.

Tuesday draw
The draw for the group stage will be held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland at 12.00CET on Tuesday. The clubs will be divided into eight groups of five, with each team playing two home matches and two on the road.

2005/06 UEFA Cup group stage participants
IOC Club Coefficient
RUS PFC CSKA Moskva (holders) 34.469
ITA AS Roma 73.191
GER VfB Stuttgart 58.166
FRA AS Monaco FC 53.324
GER Hertha BSC Berlin 46.166
RUS FC Lokomotiv Moskva 38.469
TUR Besiktas JK 37.872
NED AZ Alkmaar 37.145
ESP Sevilla FC 36.326
FRA Olympique de Marseille* 36.324
GRE PAOK FC 35.715
CZE SK Slavia Praha 35.223
SUI FC Basel 1893 33.827
ENG Middlesbrough FC 32.864
ESP RCD Espanyol 29.326
FRA RC Lens* 29.324
UKR FC Shakhtar Donetsk 28.200
NED SC Heerenveen 26.145
UKR FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 24.200
GER Hamburger SV* 24.166
SCG FK Crvena Zvezda 21.012
ENG Bolton Wanderers FC 20.864
ITA UC Sampdoria 20.191
ITA US Città di Palermo 20.191
ROU FC Steaua Bucuresti 20.101
DEN Brøndby IF 19.676
SUI Grasshopper-Club 18.887
RUS FC Zenit St. Petersburg 18.469
BUL PFC Levski Sofia 18.118
FRA RC Strasbourg 17.324
FRA Stade Rennais FC 16.324
BUL PFC CSKA Sofia 15.118
POR Vitória SC 14.739
BUL PFC Litex Lovech 14.118
SWE Halmstads BK 13.076
NOR Viking FK** 12.665
ROU FC Dinamo Bucuresti 12.101
ROU AFC Rapid Bucuresti 8.101
ISR Maccabi Petach-Tikva FC 7.218
NOR Tromsø IL 6.665

*UEFA Intertoto Cup winners

**Fair Play entrants

Last updated: 01/10/05 23.04CET

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