By now, a handful of big, big European clubs have firmly entrenched themselves among the season’s most disappointing sides.
However, there is still room for a debutante this week—a previous league champion, just like the others, with recent European football on its CV.
With that being said, there is hope.
Valencia and Borussia Dortmund, who were on this list for some time, are now stringing together some positive results as proof of that. Furthermore, given the tight races occurring in so many divisions, it’s still within the realm of possibility that a club in this inauspicious group could get out with a run of victories.
Here are the biggest underachievers in European club football.