Hoops 1-2 for drop after shock victory over Blues

CHELSEA have drifted to 16-1 with BetVictor to win the Premier League after they were stunned by fellow Londoners QPR in a painful 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.

QPR’s hopes of avoiding relegation received a huge boost after Shaun Wright-Phillips scored a late goal and they are out to 1-2 with Hills for the drop.

The Hoops had been rated 2-9 shots for relegation and 14-1 for victory before the match.

Everton’s terrific record of coming from behind to win continued when they recovered from a goal down to beat Newcastle 2-1.

Liverpool moved up to eighth after comfortably seeing off Sunderland 3-0 at Anfield.

The Reds have won six of their last eight games and Luis Suarez (15 goals) bagged a brace to stay in hot pursuit of Robin van Persie (16) in the Golden Boot race.

Match in Focus

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NK Maribor v Celtic

Home Win Draw Away Win
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  • Maribor have only lost twice at home in their last ten Champions League qualifiers
Expert verdict
Maribor have seen off Zrinjski and Maccabi Tel Aviv to progress to this stage, and Celtic look too short to beat them in Slovenia. The Bhoys were hammered by the disqualified Legia Warsaw and have a poor record away from home in Europe, but a draw should be within their reach.

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