River Plate leads the Conmebol club ranking: in which positions did the Argentine teams remain

River leads the ranking of Conmebol Clubs 2022 (Credit: Twitter @RiverPlate)

River Plate is waiting for the last great challenge of the year, which will be the Champions Trophy against Colon of Santa Fe this Saturday night in Santiago del Estero. However, in the previous of this duel he received good news when it was confirmed that he was leader of the ranking of Conmebol Clubs 2022, that is, from the payroll that is used to determine the location of the teams in the continental competitions next year. Set Millionaire He had already achieved this merit last season as well.

“CONMEBOL launched the CONMEBOL Club Ranking 2022, which is used to compose the bolilleros for the draw for Phases 1 and 2 of the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 and later for the Group Phases of CONMEBOL Libertadores and CONMEBOL South American 2022″, They explained from the entity that governs South American football.

In this way, and after a year in which it won the Professional League tournament and reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores, the team that leads Marcelo gallardo came first in the standings with a total of 10,275.2 points. The Millionaire made quite a difference to the team that follows him: in second place he is palm trees of Brazil, current two-time champion of the maximum continental competition, with 8503.1 units. The podium completes it Boca Juniors, brand-new winner of the Argentina Cup -a contest that does not add up to this list-, with 8272,8.

Palmeiras is the current two-time champion of the Copa Libertadores and occupies second place in the ranking (REUTERS / Mariana Greif)
Palmeiras is the current two-time champion of the Copa Libertadores and occupies second place in the ranking (REUTERS / Mariana Greif)

The best located among Argentine clubs, after Millionaire and the Xeneize, son Independiente (10 °), Racing (19 °), San Lorenzo (22 °), Lanús (24 °), Vélez (33 °) Y Students of La Plata (34 °).

The Conmebol club ranking It has been carried out annually since 2015 and it was put into practice for the first time in 2016. The objective of this arrangement is to define the pairings and groups for the next editions of both the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. For example, the classification can be used to establish which teams will be seeded or how to assemble the bowling pins.

The criteria to determine the positions are three: the performance in the last ten years in Conmebol tournaments, the historical coefficient in these competitions (between 1960 and 2010) and the championships that have been reached at the local level in the respective leagues.

The Top Ten of the CONMEBOL 2022 Club Ranking complete:

1- River Plate (ARG)

2- Palm trees (BRA)

3- Boca Juniors (ARG)

4- Flamengo (BRA)

5-Gremio (BRA)

6-National (URU)

7-Peñarol (URU)

8-Santos (BRA)

9-Atlético Nacional (COL)

10- Independent (ARG)


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