Schalke collected more points for Germany © SID-IMAGES/AFP/OLIVIER MORIN
The Bundesliga has lost further ground on Spain in the battle for second place in the five year assessment of UEFA. Because nothing changed also the 5-2 by Schalke 04.
Nyon (SID) - the Bundesliga has lost further ground on Spain in the battle for second place in the five year assessment of the European Football Union (UEFA). Because nothing changed also the 5-2 by Schalke 04 in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League with Inter Milan. Because the FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and FC Villarreal in the European auftrumpften, Spain (79,757) built out his lead on Germany (68,936) 10,821 points.
Because the Spaniards in the 2011 / 12 from the season 2006 / 07 but lose overall employee base 9,500 points higher than Germany, the second place for the Bundesliga is still within reach.
By the triumph of begun, the Bundesliga continued comfortably ahead Italy (60,552). England (84,642) unchallenged spearheading the rating. The Premier League is represented by the Chelsea FC and Manchester United with two teams in the premier class.
Portugal (48,196), the nation of the surprise of the season, is located on the sixth place of the table. The host of the 2004 European Championship is represented with Benfica Lisbon, FC Porto and Sporting Clube de Braga in the Europa League.
As a reward for the good performance in the past few years, Germany from the Saion may 2012 / 13 again four Champions League participants (3 direct Starter + 1 qualifier) make. This was the case last time in the season 2001 / 02.