Serie A is the second strongest league in the world for two years running, announced the IFFHS, with the Premier League in seventh.
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics has been calculating the strength of leagues since 1991 on the basis of all national, continental and intercontinental results.
Spain’s Liga retains first place, above all as Barcelona won the Treble and the Club World Cup in 2015, with Sevilla retaining the Europa League.
For the second year running, Serie A is in the silver medal position with impressive results in Europe that allowed them to close on a fourth Champions League spot.
The Bundesliga climbed to third place and Argentina’s Primera Division in fourth, but the English Premier League plummeted from third to seventh in the world after some dismal results on the continent.
IFFHS World’s Strongest Leagues of 2015
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