Liverpool Are The Best Team In Europe According To Latest UEFA Club Rankings, Besiktas Remain On 16th

Liverpool are officially the best club in Europe according to UEFA after crushing Roma 5-2 in the Champions League semi-final first-leg.

The Reds moved into first place in the UEFA club rankings for the 2017-18 season after the Roma victory.

The win moved Liverpool into first place in the UEFA co-efficient rankings for the 2017-18 season with 29,000 points.

Bayern Munich dropped a place into third after losing 2-1 at home to Real Madrid in their first-leg game.

Real meanwhile are second on 28,000 points.

Emre Can did not feature for the Reds, the midfielder of Turkish origin is expected to miss the second-leg tie as well with a back problem.

Roma starlet Cengiz Under meanwhile became the youngest Turkey international to star in the Champions League semi-final – in its current format.

The Giallorossi dropped one spot into 7th after the defeat.

Meanwhile, Besiktas who were knocked out in the Last 16 against Bayern remain 16th.

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Source: UEFA

The overall rankings paint a different picture as the average of the past five seasons is taken into account.

Liverpool moved into 24th place, two spots above Besiktas in 26th position. Roma meanwhile remained 21st.

Source: UEFA