Man City are 9/5 favourites in bwin’s Champions League winner predictions, with Chelsea quoted as 33/20 underdogs to prevail in Istanbul on May 29. The Citizens are 20/23 to oblige in normal time at Ataturk Stadium, with their opponents 3/1 to achieve that feat and it is 5/2 for extra-time to be needed.
Villarreal are slight favourites to reach the Europa League final after beating Arsenal 2-1 at home and are tipped to advance after drawing in London. Former Gunners boss Unai Emery returns to Emirates Stadium with a strong unit packed full of experienced performers well equipped to cope with pressure.
Roma are unlikely to turn around their Europa League semi-final tie with Man Utd but can at least salvage some pride at Olimpico. The Giallorossi are unbeaten in the Italian capital in this competition and can also boast a good record here in Serie A, so look a value bet to at least win the second leg.
Chelsea looked the better team in the first leg of this Champions League semi-final and would be justified in feeling they deserved more than a 1-1 draw in the Spanish capital. Christian Pulisic’s opener was cancelled out by Karim Benzema but Chelsea’s away goal means Madrid must score at Stamford Bridge to have any chance of progressing.
The football world is in turmoil following a European Super League announcement which could shake up the very foundations of the sport. It is proposed the new competition will be a rival to the Champions League, with organisers claiming it will generate increased and guaranteed income for clubs involved.