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UEFA Champions League: Predictions For Last 5 Teams Joining Group Stage

UEFA Champions League: Predicting Fate of Final 5 Group Stage Entrants

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All 32 participants have been decided for the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League. The final five teams have gained qualification today. The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious competition in professional soccer, and here is a profile of the final five teams to be admitted to the tournament.

5. PFC Ludogorets Razgrad

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5. PFC Ludogorets Razgrad

FC Steaua Bucuresti v PFC Ludogorets Razgrad - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs
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The Bulgarian side played a close tie against Bucaresti to advance to the Champions League. The Eagles of Razgrad played an extremely close match that was tied on a 1-1 aggregate after regulation and won their match via penalty shootout. Ludogrets should be proud of their accomplishment and should enjoy the festivities of the Champions League as they crash out of the group stages.

4. Malmo FF

Malmo FF v Red Bull Salzburg - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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4. Malmo FF

Malmo FF v Red Bull Salzburg - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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Malmo played well under pressure with the support of their home fans. The Swedish side were down 2-1 after the first leg against SV Salzburg, but they earned a 3-0 score line with a positive game plan. Malmo will most likely be the punching bag of the group, but the chance to play against Europe’s greatest clubs should be cherished.

3. Athletic Bilbao

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3. Athletic Bilbao

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Undoubtedly the draw of the round, Athletic and Napoli did not let soccer fans down. After a 1-1 draw at Stadio San Paolo, both sides had it all to do in San Mames. It was Napoli that looked to have secured an advantage in the second leg with a goal right after the break, but Los Leones came roaring back with three goals to shame the Italian side. Althletic Bibao are a team capable of getting beyond the group stages.

2. Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen v FC Copenhagen - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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2. Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen v FC Copenhagen - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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Leverkusen had an absolute stroll in the park against Copenhagen. The German side beat the Danish side on an aggregate of 7-2 to grasp their ticket into the UEFA Champions League proper. Leverkusen will be looking to do one better than last year by advancing past the round of 16 and depending on a favorable draw.

1. Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC v Besiktas JK - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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1. Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC v Besiktas JK - UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round: Second Leg
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The perennial fourth place finishers in the English Premier League have now made it into the Champions League 17 years in a row. As usual Arsenal left their fans nervous until the final seconds against Besiktas. The Gunners left Turkey with a 0-0 draw and defended a 1-0 lead in North London playing down to 10-men in each of the two matches. Arsenal are a team that should make it to the quarterfinals of the competition.