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Prices fall on Champions League success for Manchester City

| 15.09.2016

Manchester City’s 4-0 demolition of Borussia Monchengladbach last night has seen the bookies rushing to slice odds on the Citizens’ Champions League success, with their price falling from 12/1 to 9/1 to lift the trophy.

And after an agonising semi-final exit last year, it’s 7/2 that Pep Guardiola’s men go one better than last season by reaching the final.

That’s a tempting price when considering how effortlessly Pep’s men demolished the German giants last night, as well as becoming the first away side to win at Old Trafford in 14 matches on Saturday.

One man they’ll need to continue his fine form is Sergio Aguero, who is 7/2 to finish as the UCL top-scorer this season, following his hat-trick against Die Fohlen at the Etihad.

But Man City weren’t the only Premier League side to produce European excellence last night, with Leicester City cruising to a 3-0 win at Club Brugge on their Champions League debut.

It’s 7/4 for Claudio Ranieri’s men to make the quarter-finals this season, while 7/1 says the Foxes upset the odds yet again to book a place in the semis.

A Ladbrokes Spokesperson said: “Last night saw this pair do England proud in Europe, and the odds suggest we could see plenty more continental success from classy City and the fantastic Foxes.”

Ladbrokes Latest Odds:

Manchester City – Champions League Specials:

To reach the Champions League final this season – 7/2

Aguero to be top Champions League scorer – 7/2

To win the Champions League this season – 9/1

To win every group game – 40/1

To win every game they play in this season’s Champions League in 90 mins – 250/1

Leicester City – Champions League Specials:

Leicester to reach the quarter-finals – 7/4

Leicester to reach the semi-finals – 7/1

Leicester to win all their group games – 33/1

Mahrez to be top scorer – 40/1

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Dave Burin

Dave graduated with an MA in English Literature at Durham University, and worked in marketing before joining the Ladbrokes News team. A Man United fan and avid groundhopper, he’s also an ardent follower of Rugby League. You can usually find him at a ground near you, clutching a big cup of tea.