Champions League most amazing European football history

Champions League most amazing European football history
Hellas Verona surprised everyone by winning the Scudetto in the season 1984-1985 (These Football Times)

Last update August 15, 2020 by Javier Argudo

In modern football where money reigns above all and most powerful clubs' steal’ players who excel in the other teams, it is increasingly difficult to see big surprises. In the following article we will rescue the most amazing champions league of top European leagues. The majority of them, for some reason we have discussed, They managed to prevail against all odds the most powerful many years ago although there are some exceptions.

Nottingham Forest 1977-1978 (England)

The feat of the English team is, possibly, the biggest European football history. As we discussed in a previous article, The group led by Brian Clough Premier League champion was proclaimed being a newly promoted in the campaign 1977-1978 but not content with that was European champion that same year and next. Thus, the Forest It is the only club that has more European Cups (2) to Leagues (1).

Nottingham Forest
Brian Clough's amazing collection of Nottingham Forest titles (24 hours)

Hellas Verona 1984-1985 (Italy)

Another feat worthy of mention is that of Hellas Verona. After climbing 1982 He managed to sign two good seasons in which he finished fourth and sixth respectively. But nevertheless, the best was yet to come. In the season 1984-1985 They achieved the title champion A series against any forecast ahead of such important equipment as Torino, Inter, Sampdoria, O Milan Juventus.

Kaiserslautern 1997-1998 (Germany)

A surprising event occurred just in the Bundesliga in German 1997-1998. The Kaiserslautern, recently promoted to the top flight of German football, the league began beating on the field almighty Bayern Munich. Nobody thought that team was able to finish first but it was. The blame for this historic milestone was his coach Otto Rehhagel I was able to instill a winning mentality in his players.

Deportivo La Coruna 1999-2000 (Spain)

Dépor was one of the humble that rebelled against the giants Barça and Real Madrid in the Spanish League. The Galicians touched the glory in the 1993-1994 but the famous Djukic penalty prevented them from raising the title. A few years later, with a victory against Espanyol in Riazor, the Sports achieved his first and only League.

Depor League champion
Donato celebrates the second goal the day Dépor was proclaimed League champion (The Journal)

Good view 2000-2001 (Portugal)

Today it seems unthinkable that the Portuguese League champion is not the Port, Benfica Sporting Lisbon. But nevertheless, in the campaign 2000-2001 the Good view He was able to give a surprise to win the title of champion Portuguese football after 55 years in which the three had taken over all the championships. The last to do that was the Os Belenenses.

Montpellier 2011-2012 (France)

Case Montpellier It has double merit. First we are back to a newly promoted who won the league title but also was able to impose the 'billionaire’ PSG which already had large signings and astronomical investment. The technician Rene Girard and front Olivier Giroud They were the great architects of this success.

Leicester City 2015-2016 (England)

Of all the Champions League most striking Europe Leicester deserves special mention. The team led by Claudio Ranieri He was able to win his first Premier League against giants with astronomical budgets and investments. Los ‘foxes’ I also managed some slack as they outscored Arsenal (Second classified) in 10 points. Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, O Liverpool Chelsea They were overcome by insultingly Schmeichel, Kanté, Mahrez, Vardy and company.


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