Top 5: Things learned from the Europa League

TALLINN, ESTONIA - AUGUST 15: The Europa League Winners Trophy is displayed prior to the UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at Lillekula Stadium on August 15, 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

After an impressive return from a winter break last week, the Europa League continued with a flourish this week.

While the Champions League proved an extremely tactical affair with two 0-0 results, a defensive masterclass from Atletico Madrid and Manchester City’s expected win, the Europa League offered goals and nothing more.

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Wit 45 scored across the 16 games, and just the one 0-0 scoreline on offer, Europe’s secondary competition was the place to be.

So what did we learn from the fixtures this week? We’ve taken a look.


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