In every football season there are winners, but there are always a lot more losers.
This term has been no different as the likes of Atletico Madrid and Arsenal have defied the odds to arguably over-achieve in their respective leagues while others have fallen away.
Big clubs, succumbing to the weight of expectation, have tumbled out of the limelight in little over half a season.
However, a couple of good signings coupled with an upturn in form could see them recover to gain European qualification and maybe even a trophy.
Click through to see Europe's biggest underachievers.