With it's iconic theme music, star names and considerable financial rewards, the UEFA Champions League is arguably the most prestigious tournament in club football. Millions are invested each year by teams across the continent, with the ultimate goal for many often being to secure qualification and to preserve their status among Europe's elite.
The draw for this season's group stage took place in Monaco on August 29 and it certainly didn't disappoint as Champions League heavyweights and minnows alike became aware of who exactly now stands between them and a coveted place in the knockout phases.
With Matchday one just two weeks away, GMS takes a look at five underrated teams who could threaten to spring a surprise in this season's competition....
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