Hastings odds-against to score on their big day

THERE'S plenty at stake on FA Cup third-round weekend with four non-league teams – Mansfield, Macclesfield,  Luton and Hastings – dreaming of progress and the potential trip to one of England’s big boys in the next round.

Ryman Premier outfit Hastings are 11-10 with Ladbrokes to score at Middlesbrough, while Blue Square Bet are 4-5 their three representatives all crash out.

Four all-Premier League ties mean a maximum of 16 teams can make it through to the next round and Paddy Power offer 33-1 about all of them progressing, while it’s 100-1 with bet365 for nine or fewer to qualify.

Match in Focus

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Juventus v Sampdoria

Home Win Draw Away Win
Expert verdict
Juventus’s six-match winning streak ended with a 1-0 defeat at Milan on Sunday but that could be bad news for midweek visitors Sampdoria. The champions will be determined to get back to winning ways as soon as possible although they have been starting games fairly sluggishly recently and the draw-Juventus double result has copped in four of their last six matches.



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