Top 5 – Things learned from the Europa League

Eintracht Frankfurt v FC Internazionale - UEFA Europa League Round of 16: First Leg
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MARCH 07: General view inside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 First Leg match between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Internazionale at Commerzbank-Arena on March 07, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

After the Champions League provided all the entertainment this week, it was the Europa League’s turn on Thursday.

UEFA’s secondary competition often gets overlooked but the Europa League is in excellent health, and that was on show again this week.

SSC Napoli Training and Press Conference

Aurelio De Laurentiis thanks Ancelotti for a very positive season

“The season has been very positive for Napoli, because with a new Coach we changed mentality and our approach to the game,” De Laurentiis told reporters via Football Italia.

With 22 goals across eight games, plenty of shocks and lots to play for, it proved to be an entertaining evening of European football.

Here are the five things we learned from the Europa League: