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UEFA Champions League: The Top 10 Upsets Ever
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Chelsea Celebrate as Didier Drogba Scores The Historic Winning Penalty In The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final v. Bayern Munich

In the 19 seasons of the UEFA Champions League, there have been many historic upsets—the most recent being Chelsea's completely unexpected win over Bayern Munich.

Since the tournament evolved to give more unrecognised teams a chance, underdog victories in Europe's most lucrative and prestigious cup competition have become increasingly commonplace, with the likes of AS Monaco, Deportivo La Coruna, Rubin Kazan, APOEL Nicosia, etc, able to make a name for themselves.

But aside from the smaller teams beating the bigger teams, upsets even happen between giants of European football—with the pressure of the tournament making each game unpredictable, and in the case of teams like Chelsea, allowing clubs to come back from the brink and snatch the most unlikeliest of wins from the jaws of defeat.

And so, here are the best underdog victories in UEFA Champions League history.

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