In the football Bundesliga, the direct duel between the BVB and RB Leipzig on the last Sunday clearly went to the red bulls. The Saxons sat down with 4-1 at Borussia Dortmund and shortened the residue on the black and yellow on nine counters. Now RB could give the BVB again a bitter pill to swallow.

If the Leipzig in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday evening (from 21 clock) against the Italian representative Atalanta Bergamo, they would overtake the Dortmund in the UEFA five-year rating.

Borussia Dortmund - RB Leipzig 1-4 | Highlights | Matchday 28 – Bundesliga 2021/22
Currently, the BVB is still conceivably ranked in front of the red bulls in 17 of the European club ranking, while RB stands in 18th place. The two teams only separate two counters from each other – 78 to 76.

In the case of a victory against Atalanta, two points would be at Leipzig, due to the better record in 2021/2022, the Tedesco team would be in front of the Westphalia.

With a view to the upcoming season, this place exchanges would have serious consequences for the BVB. When only third-best Bundesliga team in the five-year rating Borussia Dortmund would no longer be set in the pot two at the Champions League draw. The likelihood of getting a true hammer group in the premier class in the royal class would increase significantly.

FC Bayern leads the five-year rating

Among other things, teams such as Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid or the FC Liverpool in pot 2 of the draw were found again, to which the BVB was still out of the way.

One sorrow, the other Freud: RB Leipzig also wants to convince further reprint with a view to this perspective against Atalanta Bergamo, to give the new number two in football-Germany.

“After this short period of being able to go a step in the five-year rating, would be fantastic and shows that we are on a good way to establish ourselves permanently in Europe,” he was quoted in Leipzig’s commercial head of direct duels in the “picture”.

By the way: In place one of the ranking, the FC Bayern Munich perched with 136 points in front of Manchester City with 127 and the FC Liverpool with 124 points.