Barcelona Move to #1, After El Classico Win

Football Club Rankings 3-9-15
BarcelonaAfter a big El Classico victory, Barcelona are back in the world’s top spot. The #1 ranking has changed hands frequently to start 2015, but Barcelona will hope to hold as we head for the stretch run. So much is going on in football, it’s really the most exciting time of year for the Rankings. We’re down to the final eight teams in the Champions League, and most key trophies are still very much up for grabs. Leave your thoughts in the comments, and don’t forget to come back in two weeks after the international break.

Just Missed: Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United, Lazio, Zennit

porto10. Porto
Porto are through to the quarterfinals, but missed a chance to close the domestic race to just one point. (nr)

 

Valcencia9. Valencia
A strong Valencia side, shows just how strong La Liga is this season. (9-8)

 

Amadrid8. Atletico Madrid
Atletico will have their chance for Champions League revenge against Real. (8-28)

 

7. Wolfsburgwolfsburgclublogo
Wolfsburg have to be considered the favorites to win the Europa League. (7-8)

 

cheslea logo6. Chelsea
With all of England just focused on the domestic front, it might keep the pressure on Chelsea till the end. (6-28)

 

PSG5. PSG
Will this be the time for PSG finally gets the better of Barcelona? (6-27)

 

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4. Real Madrid
With Barcelona now four points clear in La Liga, the pressure will be on Real against Atletico. (3-28)

 

juvetuslogo3. Juventus
Juventus have been consistent all season, and a favorable draw sees them with their sights set on the European Semifinals. (4-28)

 

2. Bayern Munich
Bayern will like their Champions League draw, and will be looking to get back in to the top spot soon. (1-28)

 

1. Barcelonabarclogo
Barca are the clear top club in the world for  now, but with so many teams giving chance this has all the making of a classic end of the season finish. (2-28-1)

 

Match of the Upcoming Week: 4/5  Marseille vs #5 PSG

The (numbers) are the previous week’s rank, followed by consecutive weeks ranked. The #1 team has a third number indicating weeks in the top spot.

Compiled by Michael Rizzo.

Bayern Stay on top.

Quick Rankings this week. Bayern still lead, while Chelsea drops.

Just Missed: Zennit, Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United, Lyon

porto10. Porto
Porto a virtually into the final eight of the Champions League. (nr)

 

Valcencia9. Valencia
(9-8)

 

Amadrid8. Atletico Madrid
(8-27)

 

7. Wolfsburgwolfsburgclublogo
Impressive performance against Inter, make Wolfsburg look like the Europa League favorite. (7-7)

 

cheslea logo6. Chelsea
The Blues need to turn it around in a hurry. (4-27)

 

PSG5. PSG
(6-26)

 

juvetuslogo4. Juventus
Juve will be looking to get past Dortmund, and make a run at the European Title. (5-27)

 

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3. Real Madrid
(3-27)

 

2. Barcelonabarclogo
Barcelona will have a chance to lay a hand on the La Liga title with a win this weekend against Real. (2-27)

 

1. Bayern Munich
Bayern look hold the top spot, as they advance in the UCL after crushing Shakhtar. (3-27-2)

 

Match of the Upcoming Week: 3/21  #2 Barcelona vs #3 Real Madrid

The (numbers) are the previous week’s rank, followed by consecutive weeks ranked. The #1 team has a third number indicating weeks in the top spot.

Compiled by Michael Rizzo.