How many teams are there in the Champions League?
Under the current model, there are a total of 32 teams in the Champions League. But that number is set to be increased to 36, with UEFA announcing four new spots to its revered competition. UEFA will extract all the 36 participants in one big group stage.
What is the Champions League and Europa League timeline?
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How do the Champions League qualifying slots work?
The first slot will go to the club ranked third in the table of the association that is fifth in UEFA’s association rankings. So, for example, that would mean the third place team from the currently ranked fifth league, France, would get into Champions League. Currently that position would go to AS Monaco, as they are third in Ligue 1.
What is the new Champions League format for 2024-25?
On 11 May, UEFA Confirms a new champions league Format for the 2024-25 season. According to the Champions League New Rules and Format, Champions League to expand from 32 to 36 teams in 2024 as Uefa approves changes. The number of teams in the Champions League group stage will rise from 32 to 36 from 2024-to 25 under changes approved by Uefa.