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Ranked: Six Biggest UEFA Champions League Upsets In History

Over the years, we have come across different small clubs (underdogs) who were able to defeat more renowned European clubs in the Uefa Champions League.

Based on stats and performance, here are the top six biggest Uefa Champions League upsets in the history of football.

1. Barcelona 1-2 Rubin Kazan - 2009/2010 UCL season.

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In the 2009/2010 UEFA Champions League season, FC Barcelona who had most of the world-class players such as Lionel Messi, Andre Iniesta, and Xavi in their team lost at home (Camp Nou) to a club (Rubin Kazan) whose portfolios in the UCL competition can't be compared with Barcelona's.

2. Bate Borisov 3-1 FC Bayern Munich - 2012/2013 UCL season.

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In the 2012/2013 Uefa Champions League season, FC Bayern Munich who went on the win the title that season, had earlier lost 3:1 to one of the most underrated teams in Europe (Bate Borisov).

3. Red Star 2-0 Liverpool - 2018/2019 UCL season.

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Just like the way Bayern went all the way to lift the 2012/2013 UCL title despite been beaten by an underdog team in the UCL group stage match. Liverpool also lost 2:0 to one of the most underrated football clubs in Europe.

4. Maccabi Naifa 3-0 Manchester United - 2002/2003 UCL season.

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In the 2002/2003 Uefa Champions League season, Alex Ferguson's Manchester United squad was unable to register a single goal against one of the most underrated football clubs in Europe.

5. NK. Maribor 1-1 Chelsea - 2014/2015 UCL season.

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The great pride of London was held to a 1:1 draw by a team whose net worth can't be compared with Chelsea's frontline then.

6. Real Madrid 1- 2 Sheriff - 2021/2022 UCL season.

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This is the most recent of all, the 11 times Uefa Champions League winners Real Madrid were defeated in the Santiago Bernabeu by a team who got their first UCL tickets this season.

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