Valencia turn out to be fifth Spanish crew in Champions League
Spain became the first nation to have five teams qualify for the Champions League group stages as Valencia beat Monaco in a qualifying play-off.
The 2001 runners-up, who’ve ex-Manchester United defender Phil Neville on their teaching employees, be part of Actual Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Sevilla are additionally within the draw after qualifying by way of their triumph in final season’s Europa League.
The draw for the group phases will likely be made on Thursday.
Valencia secured their place by way of a Four-Three combination victory, regardless of a 2-1 defeat in France. Former Manchester Metropolis striker Alvaro Negredo scored the guests’ essential away purpose.
This was the primary season that’s was doable for one nation to have 5 crew within the 32-team group phases, with Uefa introducing a Champions League place as a prize for the Europa League winners in 2014-15.
Spanish groups have gained 4 of the final seven Champions League, with Barcelona defeating Juventus in Might’s closing.
Spain lead Uefa’s the membership coefficient rankings – the system used to determine which leagues get most qualifying spots for its competitions – by a substantial margin.