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Leicester above Leeds, Villa below Palace: Algorithm has ranked Europe’s 50 best clubs right now


You can read more about the calculations right here, but the moral of the story is that each club’s ‘Elo’ rating is dictated by their win probability in direct confrontations between the other top teams.

In other words, if you’re tearing through other clubs big, large and small, then the chances are that you’ll climb the rankings because you’ll have a superior win probability over more sides than not.

All that being said, we know that you’re not here for a maths lesson, so let’s jump into the action and take a look at the 50 best men’s football clubs in the European game at the time of writing: