Fans dread seeing their teams play on Thursday nights
rival fans mercilessly banter from the posh comforts of the UEFA Champions League.
Playing in lower-tier European cups can smoothen the transition periods for clubs coming off
How elite clubs can gain from playing lower-tier European cup
A lot of the teams in the lower-tier European cups come from central and south-eastern Europe.
The atmospheres inside these stadiums are some of the most passionate and intense in European football
For youngsters, such exposure is a massive experience booster
Not only that but playing against seasoned professionals also help them improve physically
Although playing in these competitions isn't as profitable as the UCL