Citizens 8-1 to crack Europe next season

MANCHESTER CITY have failed to crack the Champions League in their first two attempts and bookmakers are not expecting any major miracles from them next season in Europe’s elite competition.

The Premier League champions, fresh from their second straight Champions League group-stage exit, are 8-1 with bet365 to go all the way in the 2013-14 competition, while it’s 4-11 that the Citizens are still waiting for their first European Cup success by 2018.

Roberto Mancini’s position at the helm has been questioned following the latest flop but he is 8-11 to remain in charge for the start of next season and evens to have departed.

Match in Focus

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Marseille v Caen

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Marseille have scored two goals or more in 11 of their last 12 home games
Expert verdict
Marseille have dropped only five points in home matches this season and can narrowly defeat in-form Caen, who have won five of their last six games. Caen have climbed from the basement to 14th since the turn of the year but may struggle to contain their free-scoring hosts, who average 2.15 goals per home league game.

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