There are just five places left in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.
Since the format of the two best runners-up qualifying for the quarter-finals as the No 7 and No 8 ranked teams has been in operation since the 1999 / 2000 season and bonus points coming into the equation in season 2003 / 2004, here are some quarter-final qualification pointers:
• No team has qualified as Pool winners on less than four wins.
• No team has qualified as one of the best runners-up on less than four wins.
• Since bonus points were introduced no team has qualified as a Pool winner on less than 18 points (Stade Français Paris in 2003 / 2004).
• Since bonus points were introduced no team has qualified as one of the best runners-up on less than 19 points (Leicester Tigers in 2004 / 2005)
The maximum points and wins attainable by each team on current standings are:
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