Boro 3-1 to bounce back at the first attempt

MIDDLESBROUGH'S relegation from the Premier League was confirmed with a 3-0 defeat at Chelsea on Monday but they are just 3-1 with bet365 to regain top-flight status next season.

Boro are 9-1 with bet365 to win the 2017-18 Sky Bet Championship and 8-13 to finish above Sunderland.

Chelsea have moved seven points clear of Tottenham and might be looking towards strengthening for next season.

They have been linked with a move for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and are 11-10 with Betway to sign him this summer. Van Dijk is 11-4 to stay put and 7-2 to join Liverpool.

Gareth Bale is often mentioned as a target for Manchester United but doesn't appear set for a move to Old Trafford. Betway are betting on Bale's club at the end of the transfer window and quote 1-20 Real Madrid and 9-1 United.

Dick Advocaat has agreed to take over as Holland head coach for a third time - replacing Danny Blind, who was sacked after a 2-0 loss away to Bulgaria in March.

Match in Focus

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West Brom v Liverpool

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • West Brom have scored in their last eight home games
Expert verdict
West Brom upset Liverpool in the FA Cup at Anfield in January but they are unlikely to repeat the trick against the rampant Reds in their league clash at the Hawthorns. The Baggies sit bottom of the league and their fate looks all but sealed despite last weekend’s 1-0 win at Manchester United. Liverpool could be slightly distracted by Tuesday's Champions League semi-final but should still come out on top.

 

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