Liverpool 3-1 to avoid another Premier defeat

The FA Cup third round takes centre stage this weekend but a thrilling Premier League title race will resume next weekend with Liverpool 5-6 favourites after Thursday’s 2-1 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad.

Leroy Sane’s winning goal cut Liverpool’s lead to four points and the Citizens are 13-10 to retain their title with Tottenham the only other realistic challengers at 20-1.

Liverpool, who had been just 8-13 to win the title before their loss at City, are 3-1 with bet365 not to suffer another defeat in the Premier League this season.

They are 12-5 to lose exactly two games – they had been unbeaten before the reverse at the Etihad – and 5-6 to be beaten three or more times.

Betway offer 13-8 that the title race goes down to the final game of the season and 4-9 that it is decided before that. It’s 33-1 that the champions are crowned in March, with April 6-4 and May the 1-2 favourite.

Huddersfield suffered a damaging home defeat to relegation rivals Burnley on Wednesday and Terriers boss David Wagner is 7-4 favourite to be the next top-flight manager to leave his position.

Wagner’s men are outsiders for the cup trip to Championship side Bristol City.

Coral make Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson 7-4 to join Chelsea before the end of the transfer window.

Match in Focus

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Ireland v Georgia

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Expert verdict
Ireland made incredibly hard work of defeating Gibraltar 1-0 on Saturday and look poor value odds-on favourites to defeat Georgia in Dublin. Georgia started their campaign with a disappointing 2-0 loss at home to Switzerland but they impressed in the Nations League – taking 16 points from a possible 18 - and drew 1-1 at home to Ireland in the last meeting between the teams (September 2017).

 

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