AVB 7-2 for Chelsea clash in Europa League

TOTTENHAM made sure there will be four Premier League teams in the Europa League knockout phase and Andre Villas-Boas could be on a collision course with former club and London rivals Chelsea.

Bet365 are offering 7-2 that AVB takes on Chelsea in Europe’s secondary competition, while it’s 33-1 the duo clash in the final in Amsterdam. Tottenham are 14-1 to win the Europa League in a competitive field headed by current holders Atletico Madrid, who are 8-1 favourites with BetVictor.

Villas-Boas said it was “unfair” that Chelsea were allowed to drop out of the Champions League into the Europa League following their failed campaign and the Blues are being quoted at 10-1 to add the one title to their trophy cabinet.

Liverpool and Newcastle can be backed at 16-1 and 33-1 respectively in a high-class field which includes teams such as Anzhi and Inter (both 14-1), Zenit (16-1), Napoli and Lyon (20-1) with Benfica and Lazio on offer at 25-1.

Match in Focus

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Guingamp v Lyon

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Guingamp have lost just one of their ten league matches this term
Expert verdict
Lyon were held at home to poor travellers Angers on Sunday and could struggle to bounce back at in-form Guingamp, who are unbeaten in six league matches. Only the dominant PSG have managed to win at the Stade de Roudourou this season and Lyon, who could be without the services of influential duo Betrand Traore and Mariano Diaz, look too short in their bid to repeat the feat.

 

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