All eyes will probably be on the battle for third and fourth when the Italian season involves an in depth on Sunday. With Juventus confirmed as champions weeks in the past and Napoli protected in second, 4 golf equipment — Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma — will compete for the 2 remaining Champions League locations.
Getting into the decisive day, Atalanta and Inter are third and fourth, respectively, with 66 factors apiece, however neither can afford to drop factors with Milan (fifth; 65) and Roma (sixth; 63) respiration down their necks.
The video games that matter (LIVE on ESPN+, 2:20 p.m. ET)
Atalanta vs. Sassuolo
Inter vs. Empoli
SPAL vs. Milan
Roma vs. Parma
The best H2H permutations
In brief, there are lots of! However with head-to-head serving as the primary tiebreaker in Serie A and all of those groups having performed one another twice, listed here are probably the most simple situations, ought to groups end degree on factors:
Atalanta win tiebreaker over Inter.
Inter win tiebreaker over Milan.
Milan win tiebreaker over Atalanta and Roma.
Roma don’t maintain a tiebreaker benefit over any of their rivals.
Three- and four-way tiebreakers are additionally potential
That is the place it will get actually difficult! Based mostly on the groups in third, fourth and fifth having the identical factors complete:
Atalanta / Inter / Milan: Atalanta and Inter qualify for Champions League, Milan to Europa League
Atalanta / Inter / Roma: Atalanta and Roma qualify for Champions League, Inter to Europa League
Atalanta / Milan / Roma: Milan and Roma qualify for Champions League, Atalanta to Europa League
Inter / Milan / Roma: Inter and Milan qualify for Champions League, Roma to Europa League
And within the occasion of a four-way tie — it might occur! — Inter and Milan would end third and fourth, respectively, and go into the Champions League; Atalanta and Roma would go into the Europa League.
Inter and Milan haven’t certified for the Champions League in the identical season since 2010-11. Getty
Particular person membership permutations
– Win: Assured Champions League soccer in the event that they beat Sassuolo (technically a house sport, however being performed at Sassuolo because of floor redevelopment work).
– Draw: Can qualify with some extent if Milan fail to win.
– Loss: If Atalanta are crushed, they want Milan to lose. If Atalanta lose and Milan win, they would wish Inter.
– Win: Assured a Champions League place in the event that they beat Empoli.
– Draw, Will qualify if Milan fail to win.
– Loss: If Inter are crushed, they qualify if Milan don’t win.
– Win: Should beat SPAL and produce other outcomes go their approach, resembling Atalanta or Inter failing to win.
– Draw: Will qualify if Atalanta lose and Inter win or draw OR if Atalanta and Inter lose and Roma win.
– Loss: Milan are out of Champions League competition.
– Win: Can solely qualify for Champions League in the event that they beat Parma and one among two situations performs out: Atalanta, Inter and Milan all lose OR Atalanta lose, Milan draw and Inter win or draw.
– Draw: Roma are out of Champions League competition.
– Loss: Roma are out of Champions League competition.