‘s 4-0 demolition job on Milan was enough to see them take top spot in this week’s European Power Rankings.

League performances, plus the relative difficulty of each team’s league, to find out who is the best team in Europe.

Red-hot was on target twice as United brushed aside the Italian giants to book a place in the Champions League quarter-finals. That result, coupled with another Rooney-inspired 3-0 domestic win over Fulham, means Alex Ferguson’s side are top dogs in the latest classification of Europe’s elite.

Bordeaux slip to second as a result of United’s good form, the draw which knocked Real Madrid out of the Champions League not enough to retain the French side’s place at the summit for another week. Madrid stay in third.

Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat at Internazionale proved costly as the Blues failed to close the gap on fourth-placed Barcelona, despite their dominant form in the Premier League which saw them beat West Ham 4-1 at the weekend. The Blues have the chance to make up for that slip in Italy when they face Inter again at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

‘s fine win over Porto and a last-gasp victory at sees the Gunners move to within striking distance of Benfica in sixth, while creep up three places to 25th despite their Europa League defeat to Lille.

1. Manchester United – 22.88

2. Bordeaux – 22.40

3. Real Madrid – 21.25

4. Barcelona – 21.07

5. Chelsea – 21.03

6. Benfica – 20.85

7. Arsenal – 20.67

8. PSV Eindhoven – 19.33

9. Internazionale – 19.11

10. Lyon – 18.82

11. Porto – 18.57

12. Sevilla – 18.46

13. Panathinaikos – 18.38

14. Fiorentina – 18.04

15. Bayern – 17.82

16. Anderlecht – 17.28

17. Twente – 17.17

18. Salzburg – 17.08

19. Shakhtar – 16.80

20. Werder Bremen – 16.77

21. Ajax – 16.67

22. Valencia – 16.54

23. Milan – 15.98

24. Roma – 15.96

25. Liverpool – 15.88 (*)

26. Fenerbahce – 15.84

27. Marseille – 15.71 (*)

28. CSKA Moscow – 15.66

29. Galatasaray – 15.48

30. Olympiacos – 15.45

31. Rubin – 15.20 (*)

32. Lille – 15.20

33. Juventus -15.04 (*)

34. Brugge – 15.00

35. Hapoel Tel-Aviv – 14.44

36. Sporting Lisbon – 14.43

38. Hamburg – 13.94

39. Athletic Bilbao – 13.38

41. Stuttgart – 13.20

42. Wolfsburg – 12.78 (*)

43. FC Copenhagen – 12.53

44. Unirea Urziceni – 12.05 (*)

45. Villarreal – 11.92

46. Standard Liege – 10.90 (*)

47. Atletico Madrid – 10.41 (*)

48. Hertha Berlin – 8.10

Scores are based on points per game in domestic league, Champions League and Europa games.

Domestic points per game are multiplied by the league coefficient – either 3.5, 4, 4.5 or 5 – with teams in stronger leagues getting more credit.

4.5 – Germany, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Russia.

4 – Belgium, Greece, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, , Romania.

3.5 – Cyprus, Switzerland, Israel, Denmark, Austria.

Champions League victories are counted as three points for a win. They are all multiplied by a coefficient of 5. Matches in the group stage and beyond are counted.

Europa League victories are counted as three points for a win. They are all multiplied by a coefficient of 4. Matches in the group stage and beyond are counted.

(*) Asterisked teams have been relegated from Champs League to Europa League and had their formulas adjusted to reflect the amount they have gained or lost in Europe since then.

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Power Rankings: United go top

‘s 4-0 demolition job on Milan was enough to see them take top spot in this week’s European Power Rankings.

League performances, plus the relative difficulty of each team’s league, to find out who is the best team in Europe.

Red-hot was on target twice as United brushed aside the Italian giants to book a place in the Champions League quarter-finals. That result, coupled with another Rooney-inspired 3-0 domestic win over Fulham, means Alex Ferguson’s side are top dogs in the latest classification of Europe’s elite.

Bordeaux slip to second as a result of United’s good form, the draw which knocked Real Madrid out of the Champions League not enough to retain the French side’s place at the summit for another week. Madrid stay in third.

Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat at Internazionale proved costly as the Blues failed to close the gap on fourth-placed Barcelona, despite their dominant form in the Premier League which saw them beat West Ham 4-1 at the weekend. The Blues have the chance to make up for that slip in Italy when they face Inter again at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

‘s fine win over Porto and a last-gasp victory at sees the Gunners move to within striking distance of Benfica in sixth, while creep up three places to 25th despite their Europa League defeat to Lille.

1. Manchester United – 22.88

2. Bordeaux – 22.40

3. Real Madrid – 21.25

4. Barcelona – 21.07

5. Chelsea – 21.03

6. Benfica – 20.85

7. Arsenal – 20.67

8. PSV Eindhoven – 19.33

9. Internazionale – 19.11

10. Lyon – 18.82

11. Porto – 18.57

12. Sevilla – 18.46

13. Panathinaikos – 18.38

14. Fiorentina – 18.04

15. Bayern – 17.82

16. Anderlecht – 17.28

17. Twente – 17.17

18. Salzburg – 17.08

19. Shakhtar – 16.80

20. Werder Bremen – 16.77

21. Ajax – 16.67

22. Valencia – 16.54

23. Milan – 15.98

24. Roma – 15.96

25. Liverpool – 15.88 (*)

26. Fenerbahce – 15.84

27. Marseille – 15.71 (*)

28. CSKA Moscow – 15.66

29. Galatasaray – 15.48

30. Olympiacos – 15.45

31. Rubin – 15.20 (*)

32. Lille – 15.20

33. Juventus -15.04 (*)

34. Brugge – 15.00

35. Hapoel Tel-Aviv – 14.44

36. Sporting Lisbon – 14.43

38. Hamburg – 13.94

39. Athletic Bilbao – 13.38

41. Stuttgart – 13.20

42. Wolfsburg – 12.78 (*)

43. FC Copenhagen – 12.53

44. Unirea Urziceni – 12.05 (*)

45. Villarreal – 11.92

46. Standard Liege – 10.90 (*)

47. Atletico Madrid – 10.41 (*)

48. Hertha Berlin – 8.10

Scores are based on points per game in domestic league, Champions League and Europa games.

Domestic points per game are multiplied by the league coefficient – either 3.5, 4, 4.5 or 5 – with teams in stronger leagues getting more credit.

4.5 – Germany, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Russia.

4 – Belgium, Greece, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, , Romania.

3.5 – Cyprus, Switzerland, Israel, Denmark, Austria.

Champions League victories are counted as three points for a win. They are all multiplied by a coefficient of 5. Matches in the group stage and beyond are counted.

Europa League victories are counted as three points for a win. They are all multiplied by a coefficient of 4. Matches in the group stage and beyond are counted.

(*) Asterisked teams have been relegated from Champs League to Europa League and had their formulas adjusted to reflect the amount they have gained or lost in Europe since then.

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