UEFA Europa League
The Europa League is a bit like a relationship with a significant other who adores you but whom you take for granted and would secretly love to dump for someone better-looking. And so you call them a nag and point out the ways they annoy you. Yet at the end of the night, if you can't do any better, you settle.
That's the struggle the Europa League faces. Clubs in it would rather be somewhere else and when they perform poorly in their day job (their domestic league), it's the Europa League's fault....
Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has said he will not be underestimating Europa League semifinal opponents Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.
Benitez -- who is looking to lift the trophy for a third time, having done so with Valencia and Chelsea -- has warned his players to be aware of the threat the Ukrainian side will pose, with the first leg being played in Italy.
"When you reach the semifinals of a European competition, it means you're an international top quality side," he told Napoli's official website.