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Bundesliga clinches fifth Champions League slot ahead of Premier League

Italy, which leads UEFA's points table, secured the first European Performance Spot last month, and no matter how well Aston Villa performs in the Europa League, England will not be able to secure an extra berth.

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The Premier League has missed out on a fifth Champions League position for next season in the Bundesliga due to English clubs’ poor performance in Europe.

One club from each of the two countries that performs the best in European club competition this season receives an additional spot in the new-look 36-team league phase, which will be introduced for the 2024-25 season.

With Borussia Dortmund’s 1-0 semi-final first-leg win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, Germany no longer trailed England.

Italy, which leads UEFA’s points table, secured the first European Performance Spot last month, and no matter how well Aston Villa performs in the Europa League, England will not be able to secure an extra berth.

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