The not-so hidden gems of FC Basel
Domestic champions for the last four years in a row, FC Basel are undoubtedly Switzerland’s top team and have been proving as much on the continent over the last couple of seasons.
The St. Jakob-Park outfit have embraced the underdog tag, with their first noteworthy giant-killing coming in 2010-11, as they knocked Manchester United out of the Champions League.
Murat Yakin’s men reached the semi-finals of the Europa League last term, beating sides such as Tottenham along the way, while this season they stand a real chance of making the Champions League knockout rounds.
Back-to-back victories over English giants Chelsea show the considerable ability of a team that has been written off as a European minnow in the past.
Given the modesty of the Swi...
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