5 Locks to Make It to the Knockout Stage of the Champions League

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5 Locks to Make It to the Knockout Stage of the Champions League
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The UEFA Champions League is not for the faint of heart.

Consider the stress endured by Manchester City fans who watched as their team blew a 2-1 lead to Real Madrid in its opening match and lost 3-2.

Or how about the sheer talent on teams such as Barcelona and Manchester United?

The tournament has only just begun, but many teams are already facing must-win situations if they have any hopes of advancing to the knockout round. Others are sitting pretty after opening the tournament with a victory.

Here are five teams that are locks to advance to the knockout round and perhaps make their way to the final in Wembley Stadium next May.

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