City 8-1 for Champions League glory with Pep

Manchester City's Champions League last-16 exit at the hands of Monaco made it Pep Guardiola's worst ever performance in the competition and bet365 offer 8-1 he bounces back by winning the tournament during his Etihad tenure.

Tiemoue Bakayoko's late header condemned City to an away-goals defeat following a 6-6 draw on aggregate as Monaco won 3-1 on the night to end Guardiola's run of always reaching at least the Champions League semi-finals.

Hills reacted by quoting Guardiola at 1-5 to still be City's boss on the first day of next season and 100-30 to have departed by August 12, while only a top-four finish will see them qualify for next season's Champions League.

A Premier League top-four finish is 1-5 with Betfair and Sky Bet but for now City's European dream is over and they won't be in the bowl for Friday's quarter-final draw with Leicester England's sole representative.

The Foxes had been 11-2 ante-post to progress further than City, Arsenal and Tottenham.

Monaco, 250-1 at the beginning of the group stage, are 18-1 with Betway to win the Champions League in a market headed jointly by
3-1 shots Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid are available at 10-1 after a 0-0 draw with Bayer Leverkusen saw them progress to the last eight 4-2 on aggregate. 

 

 

 

 

Match in Focus

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Man Utd v Burton

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • United have conceded in just one of five league games
Expert verdict
Holders Manchester United have started the season in excellent form and the title-chasing Red Devils should have little trouble overcoming poor-travelling Burton in the third round of the League Cup at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho fielded a strong team throughout last term’s competition, which saw his side oust Northampton, rivals Manchester City, West Ham, Hull and Southampton on their way to silverware. Burton have won just two of their last 12 league away games.

 

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