UEFA Europa League is the second-tier football league in European continental football. One of the greatest events held annually, Europa League was before called the UEFA Cup.
This league format serves as a golden chance for European clubs to make their way to the top-tier football tournament UEFA Champions League. It also acts as a qualifier for the UEFA Super Cup.
All the teams participating in the tournament give their all to make use of this opportunity and to contest the champions of the UEFA Champions League in the Super Cup. Let us take a look at some of these teams and evaluate Which is the most successful team in Europa League history.
5. Atletico Madrid
One of the influential clubs in La Liga alongside Real Madrid and Barcelona is Atletico De Madrid. This is true from the fact that the club finished third place in the latest version of the League. They have won the La Liga title a total of 11 times.
Apart from its domestic success, the club is also one of the most successful clubs when it comes to international formats. Atletico Madrid has won the UEFA Europa League three times. And all three times the club went on to win the UEFA Super Cup as well.
This Italian-based club plays in the topmost league of the region Serie A and is one of the most prominent clubs in the region. The club ranks fourth in the coefficient rankings by UEFA as well with 120 points tying it out with Manchester City.
Juve has won 36 titles until now and is the most dominating team in the region. Their domination hasn’t given others a single chance to get ahead of them. The club is also very successful in international formats.
They won three EUFA Europa League titles in 1977,1990, and 1993 and stood second in 1995. Juventus also won the EUFA Champions League in 1985 and 1996. They also continued their form and won the EUFA Super Cup the same two years.
One of the most successful clubs in the English region, Liverpool’s latest achievement was the second place finish in the latest version of the Premier League in which Manchester City stood out as the victor.
Liverpool is also one of the most successful clubs when it comes to the continental stage. They have won the EUFA Champions League six times to back them up. The club also won the EUFA Europa League on three occasions. Liverpool also made it to the second position of the EUFA Europa League in 2016.
2. Inter Milan
Another Italian team that makes it to the upper ranks is none other than Inter Milan. This Serie A club has made it clear that they are one of the best in the region with 19 title wins on their datasheet.
However, they were not satisfied with this and went on to seek glory in the international and continental formats. Inter has won the Champions League a total of three times and the EUFA Europa League three times as well. The club also placed second in the league on two separate occasions.
Accompanying Atletico Madrid on this list, Sevilla FC make their way to the top of the leaderboards in this case study. The club has won the Copa Del Rey a total of 5 times. Sevilla FC has won only one La Liga title back in 1946 and have not won the title since then.
However, Sevilla FC found success out of their domestic league and are one of the established clubs in the international and continental football scenario. Sevilla has won the EUFA Europa League a record number of six times. Their latest win was in the 2020 season of the Europ League.