Hat-trick hero Theo 40-1 for golden touch

THEO WALCOTT has shown he can be successful as the main central striker for Arsenal and he is 40-1 with BetVictor to win the Premier League Golden Boot after helping himself to a hat-trick in the 7-3 mauling of Newcastle at the Emirates on Saturday.

The Englishman, who is out of contract this summer, moved on to a league tally of eight with only six players Gareth Bale (nine), Jermain Defoe (ten), Luis Suarez (11), Michu (13), Demba Ba (13) and Robin van Persie (14) ahead of him in the goalscoring charts.

Ba’s brace in north London saw him cut to 10-1 to claim the Golden Boot but van Persie’s is the 11-8 favourite to retain his crown following another goal for Manchester United in their 2-0 success over West Brom at Old Trafford.

Match in Focus


Sassuolo v Fiorentina

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Sassuolo are unbeaten in their last ten home fixtures
Expert verdict
Sassuolo are unbeaten at home this season and may prove tricky opposition for Fiorentina at the Mapei Stadium even with Domenico Berardi suspended. Fiorentina have gone six games without defeat but may not have fully recovered from Thursday’s hard-fought 2-2 draw away to Basel in the Europa League.


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