It may only be one game in to Celtic’s Europa league campaign but this is already Scotland’s best season in terms of coefficient in ten years.

Twitter Euro Coefficient expert Moravcik67_ keeps a close eye on the numbers in what ultimately affects how many qualifiers a Scottish club will play before getting into the group stages in future.

With Celtic and Rangers* both having positive results in Europe it means Scotland’s coefficient has jumped from 26th place to 21st in the rankings.

If both clubs continue to have positive results in a Europe there is a scenario Scotland could go to high as 19th in the rankings that would see the SPFL winners play one less qualifier in future.

Celtic got off to a winning start against a Rosenborg on Thursday night thanks to a late goal from Leigh Griffiths.

The Ibrox club got a surprise draw in Spain.

Brendan Rodgers set a goal of ten points in their Europa League group, just seven more to go.


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