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For Real Salt Lake Stat geeks -CONCACAF Coefficients

While I may like my stats, it appears that "TigerNavy" loves the numbers, check out his offering below(edit by rslsoapbox)

I think to make the CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) more relevant, fans need to get behind some rankings (aka coefficients) and have a reason to cheer for their team or other MLS teams in the CCL.  Real Salt Lake is currently 16th in the most updated CCL coefficients.  More after the jump...

I didn't come up with this myself, but I found it at this site (http://www.hexagonalblog.com/2008/09/developing-concacaf-coefficients-part-2.html).  Using the below formulas, I have the current information updated through the semi-finals of this year's CCL (RSL's win over Columbus included).  These coefficients are an average over a 5 year period - 2006-2011 (similar to UEFA Coefficients).  I wanted to share and get your thoughts...

As an additional note, (16th) RSL will be facing (15th) Saprissa

Country Coefficient = [0.25*(Points in Preliminary Round + Bonus Points in Preliminary Round) + 1.0*(Points in Champions Cup/League + Bonus Points in Champions Cup/League)] / (Number of Teams)

Club Coefficient = 0.50*(League Coefficient) + (Points in Champions' Cup/League)

2006/2011 Country Coefficient

1st Mexico 15.925
2nd USA 6.650
3rd Puerto Rico 6.650
4th Honduras 5.425
5th Canada 4.400
6th Trinidad & Tobago 4.175
7th Costa Rica 4.067
8th Guatemala 3.475
9th Panama 2.600
10th El Salvador 1.475

 

2006/2011 Club Coefficient (Top 10 - Only did Top 10 because there are a lot...I can do them all if anyone interested)

1st Mexico Cruz Azul 83.8125
2nd Mexico CF Pachuca 73.8125
3rd Mexico UNAM 61.8125
4th Mexico Toluca FC 59.8125

5th

Mexico Santos Laguna 59.8125
6th Mexico CF Atlante 56.8125
7th Mexico CF Monterrey 54.8125
8th Mexico Chivas Guadalajara 46.8125
9th Mexico Club America 39.8125
10th USA Houston Dynamo 37.625

 

2006/2011 Club Coefficient (MLS Teams)

10th USA Houston Dynamo 37.625
13th USA DC United 33.625
14th USA Columbus Crew 32.625
16th USA Real Salt Lake 28.625
20th USA Seattle Sounders FC 18.625
24th USA LA Galaxy 16.625
25th USA New England Revolution 16.625
26th USA Chicago Fire 16.625
27th USA New York Red Bulls 16.625
28th USA San Jose Earthquakes 16.625
29th
USA Kansas City Wizards 16.625
30th USA Chivas USA

16.625

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