The Champions League finally makes its return, as the 16 remaining clubs resume their bids to capture Europe’s showpiece title. But which teams are simply there as cannon fodder for the heavy hitters, and which ones actually have a legitimate chance at winning the trophy? We rank the field.
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Unless something truly remarkable happens, these teams are here simply to make up the numbers.
16. Leicester City
Don’t kid yourself – the magic dust is well and truly gone. The fairy tale now a thing of the past, reality has hit Leicester City square in the face with the impact of a grand piano crashing to the ground from a high-rise window. Can the 17th-placed team in the Premier League pull off another miracle? Based on talent alone, no. Based on current form, hell no.
Benfica, enjoying another stellar campaign in Portugal – the Eagles sit atop the division and boast the best goal difference – avoided the true heavyweights in the Round of 16, being paired with an inconsistent Borussia Dortmund side. If the impressive defensive duo of Victor Lindelof and Luisao can lock things down, an …read more
Source:: the score la liga