English sides look set to rule Europe again
Following yet another good week for England's Champions League representatives, it looks increasingly likely that the Premier League will be well represented in the latter stages of the competition. As a result of another impressive week for the English sides, an all-English final can be backed at 11/4 (cut from 10/3) with an English winner available at 10/11.
Man Utd comprehensively won their Battle of Britain tie 3-0 against Celtic, despite both of Dimitar Berbatov's goals appearing to be offside. Though Gordon Strachan did not complain as he was all too aware of how dominant Man Utd were. To win the Champions League United were cut from 6/1 to 11/2. In the Group betting Celtic drifted from 25/1 to 50/1 and Man Utd were cut from 4/9 to 2/5 with main rivals Villarreal remaining at 13/8.
Chelsea remain the favourites to lift the trophy at 9/2 after a 1-0 victory at home to Roma. 2005 Champions Liverpool remain at 10/1 after gaining a point away to main Group rivals Atletico Madrid. Arsenal, following their impressive victory away at Fenerbahce, were cut from 10/1 to 8/1. Could this be the year that Arsene Wenger finally gets his hands on the trophy?
On Tuesday a clash of two former Champions saw Juventus (20/1) host Real Madrid (9/1). The Old Lady ran out 2-1 winners with Alessandro del Piero scoring a spectacular.
Of the other European clubs Barcelona (13/2 from 7/1) were impressive in thrashing Basel in Switzerland 5-0 and Inter Milan (13/2 from 7/1) defeated Anorthosis Famagusta 1-0 at the San Siro. These two sides plus Chelsea were our enhanced odd multiple on Wednesday and customers were delighted with the excellent value of 6/4 when all three teams delivered the goods.