2013/14 UEFA Champions League participants

A total of 22 teams automatically enter the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League group stage with the remaining slots taken by the ten sides who come through qualifying.

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Bayern will line up in the group stage
Bayern will line up in the group stage©Getty Images

The 2013/14 UEFA Champions League begins with the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on 24 June 2013 and ends with the final at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon, on Saturday 24 May 2014.

A country's representation in the UEFA Champions League is determined by its UEFA coefficient ranking, which is calculated over a five-year basis. Twenty-two teams automatically enter this season's competition in the group stage, with a further 54 teams taking part in qualifying.

The list below is provisional, however, and is subject to pending legal proceedings and final confirmation from UEFA.

UEFA Champions League group stage
Position Club Coefficient
1 FC Bayern München (GER) – holders 146.922
2 FC Barcelona (ESP) 157.605
3 Chelsea FC (ENG) 137.592
4 Real Madrid CF (ESP) 136.605
5 Manchester United FC (ENG) 130.592
6 Arsenal FC (ENG) 113.592
7 FC Porto (POR) 104.833
8 SL Benfica (POR) 102.833
9 Club Atlético de Madrid (ESP) 99.605
10 FC Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 94.951
11 AC Milan (ITA) 93.829
12 FC Schalke 04 (GER) 84.922
13 Olympique de Marseille (FRA) 78.800
14 PFC CSKA Moksva (RUS) 77.766
15 Paris Saint-Germain FC (FRA) 71.800
16 Juventus (ITA) 70.829
17 FC Zenit (RUS)  70.765
18 Manchester City FC (ENG) 70.592
19 AFC Ajax (NED) 64.945
20 Borussia Dortmund (GER) 61.922
21 FC Basel 1893 (SUI) 59.785
22 Olympiacos FC (GRE) 57.800
23 Galatasaray AŞ (TUR) 54.400
24 Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER) 53.922
25 FC København (DEN) 47.140
26 SSC Napoli (ITA) 46.829
27 RSC Anderlecht (BEL) 44.880
28 Celtic FC (SCO) 37.538
29 FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU) 35.604
30 FC Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 28.745
31 Real Sociedad de Fútbol (ESP) 17.605 
32 FK Austria Wien (AUT) 16.575

The 32 teams will be split into four seeding pots of eight, and one from each pot will be drawn into eight groups at the group stage draw in Monaco on 29 August.

UEFA Champions League play-off – league route
Position Club Coefficient
1 Arsenal FC (ENG)
113.592
2 Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)* 95.800
3 AC Milan (ITA) 93.829
4 FC Schalke 04 (GER) 84.922
5 FC Zenit (RUS) 70.766
6 PSV Eindhoven (NED)* 64.945 
7 Fenerbahçe SK (TUR)* 46.400 
8 PAOK FC (GRE)* 28.800
9 Real Sociedad de Fútbol (ESP) 17.605
10 FC Paços de Ferreira (POR)* 12.833 

 

UEFA Champions League play-off – champions route
Position Club Coefficient
1 FC Basel 1893 (SUI) 59.785 
2 Celtic FC (SCO) 37.538
3 FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU) 35.604
4 FC Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 28.745 
5 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)* 25.916 
6 FK Austria Wien (AUT) 16.575 
7 Legia Warszawa (POL)* 13.650 
8 NK Maribor (SVN)* 9.941 
9 PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL)* 3.450 
10 FC Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ)* 2.941 

 

UEFA Champions League third qualifying round – league route
Position Club Coefficient
1 Olympique Lyonnais (FRA) 95.800
2 FC Zenit St Petersburg (RUS) 70.766
3 PSV Eindhoven (NED) 64.945
4 FC Metalist Kharkiv (UKR)* 62.451
5 Fenerbahçe SK (TUR) 46.400
6 PAOK FC (GRE) 28.800
7 FC Salzburg (AUT)* 28.075
8 FC Nordsjælland (DEN)* 12.640
9 Grasshopper Club (SUI)* 7.285
10 SV Zulte Waregem (BEL)* 6.880

 

UEFA Champions League third qualifying round – champions route
Position Club Coefficient
1 FC Basel 1893 (SUI) 59.785
2 Celtic FC (SCO) 37.538
3 FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU) 35.604
4 APOEL FC (CYP)* 35.366
5 FC Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 28.745
6 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.916
7 FK Partizan (SRB)* 17.425
8 FK Austria Wien (AUT)
16.575
9 Legia Warszawa (POL) 13.650 
10 FC Sheriff (MDA)*
11.533 
11 NK Maribor (SVN) 9.941 
12 IF Elfsborg (SWE)* 8.125
13 Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (ISR)* 8.075 
14 Molde FK (NOR)* 7.835 
15 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO)* 5.333 
16 FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL)* 4.083 
17 PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 3.450 
18 FC Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ) 2.941 
19 KS Skënderbeu (ALB)* 2.833
20 JK Nõmme Kalju (EST)* 1.191 

 

UEFA Champions League second qualifying round
Position Club Coefficient
1 FC BATE Borisov (BLR)* 39.175
2 Celtic FC (SCO) 37.538
3 FC Steaua Bucureşti (ROU) 35.604
4 FC Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 28.745
5 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.916
6 FK Partizan (SRB)  17.425
7 Legia Warszawa (POL) 13.650
8 FC Sheriff (MDA) 11.533
9 NK Maribor (SVN) 9.941
10 ŠK Slovan Bratislava (SVK)* 8.341
11 IF Elfsborg (SWE) 8.125
12 Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) 8.075
13 Molde FK (NOR) 7.835
14 HJK Helsinki (FIN)* 6.701
15 FK Ekranas (LTU)* 6.300
16 Neftçi PFK (AZE)* 5.708
17 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) 5.333
18 FK Željezničar (BIH)* 4.566
19 FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL) 4.083
20 Győri ETO FC (HUN)* 3.850
21 The New Saints FC (WAL)* 3.766
22 PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 3.450
23 Sligo Rovers FC (IRL)* 3.225
24 FC Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ) 2.941
25 KS Skënderbeu (ALB) 2.833
26 Birkirkara FC (MLT)* 2.541
27 EB/Streymur (FRO)* 2.316
28 FK Vardar (MKD)* 2.050
29 Cliftonville FC (NIR)* 2.116
30 FC Daugava Daugavpils (LVA)* 1.658
31 FK Sutjeska (MNE)* 1.300
32 JK Nõmme Kalju (EST) 1.191
33 CS Fola Esch (LUX)* 0.925
34 FC Shirak (ARM)* 0.850

 

UEFA Champions League first qualifying round
Position Club Coefficient
1 EB/Streymur (FRO) 2.316
2 SP Tre Penne (SMR)* 1.383
3 FC Lusitans (AND)* 1.100
4 FC Shirak (ARM) 0.850

*Eliminated

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