In sport, there’s always the underdogs who valiantly perform and often fall just short of victory. However, some of these admirable performers actually pull off seismic shocks which make supporters sit up and take note.
In Europa League football, there’s always the ‘bigger’ teams that are favourites to progress to the latter stages. And, in this context, a shock would constitute a relatively small team knocking a bigger team out or pulling off an unbelievable comeback. This article looks at five big shocks in the Europa League, with most of them for different reasons.