UEFA Champions League 2012-13: Underdog Teams Destined for the Knockout Stages

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UEFA Champions League 2012-13: Underdog Teams Destined for the Knockout Stages
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Regardless of whether it’s in film, television or the sporting industry, there isn’t a lover of competition out there who doesn’t love an underdog story.

The idea of a rags-to-riches story where a club can overcome the odds is so appealing, even in the cruel world of football, and those types of stories are commonly witnessed in the Champions League.

In that respect, the 2012-13 edition of the tournament is no different; the following entrants look destined to make their way through to the knockout stages.

Not only that, each side have managed to do so with the odds stacked firmly against them, for whatever reason, making their success that much more impressive.

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