UEFA confirmed on Friday that Romania will have two football teams in Champions League - one qualified directly, and a second going through preliminary phases - as well as four teams in the UEFA Cup. It said Romania was thus awarded for its improved ranking. In the UEFA ranking list Romania now comes seventh in the best improvement among championships across the continent.

Greece fell most from 8 to 15.

The UEFA ranking list:

1. Spain 76,891

2. Englaind 68540

3. Italy 66,088

4. France 53,656

5. Germany 44,364

6. Portugal 42,749

7. Romania 40,165