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Unbeaten in their last five Serie A outings, Aurelio Andreazzoli’s Roma are finding form exactly when it’s needed. The only defeat of their last 11 games came against Palermo in late March.
Now just three points below Fiorentina, the Wolves pulled a massive three points from the fourth-placed club. They beat the Viola 1-0 in their own territory to keep their hopes of a Europa League playoff-round finish alive.
Once again settling for a spot in our honourable mentions, it’s not necessarily Tottenham’s record that keeps them from breaking the top 20. They've just shown a lack of conviction in the latter stages of the season.
Knocked out of the Europa League by FC Basel several weeks ago, Spurs returned to domestic action with an emphatic 3-1 win over Manchester City. However, they have struggled against teams still caught up in a relegation battle, drawing with Wigan Athletic and narrowly defeating Southampton.
Taking four points from those two matches, it's looking like more of a stretch that Spurs could finish in the top four. However, a win on Wednesday against Chelsea would pull them into a tie for third, with the Blues ahead on goal difference.
Despite becoming Ukrainian champions for the fourth consecutive year just last week, Shakhtar Donetsk are actually enduring their worst run of form all season. They've drawn their last three matches.
This time around, the Miners had to share the spoils with Illichivets. They will hope for more success when they meet Sevastopol in the semi-final of the Ukraine Cup.
Were it not for a 4-2 loss at Real Sociedad last week, Valencia may have crept into the top 20 of the power rankings this week, but Ernesto Valverde’s men still remain one of Spain’s most in-form sides.
This weekend, Los Che saw out a comfortable 4-0 win over Osasuna, bringing their record to four wins, four draws and two losses in their last 10 games. Rather impressively, they've maintained an average of 2.3 goals scored per game over that time.