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Odds: Top three candidates to win the Champions League

With the summer transfer window finally complete, the main European leagues underway and the official draw for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League announced, 32 teams are set to take their chances at winning the most important club trophy in the world.  Here's a closer look at the main candidates to come out on top in one of the most anticipated editions of the UCL in recent years. PSG After what has been dubbed the best transfer window ever, PSG is…
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Guardiola taking City to Europe’s head table

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted his side are not there yet when it comes to elite teams in Europe. However, with his efforts in the Champions League this season, there are plenty of punters who are getting behind the Citizens achieving European success in the near future. The foundations are in place After falling short in the quarter-final stages previously, City managed to reach the first Champions League semi-final in their history this season. Mixing it with Ligue…
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Champions League Semi-finals preview – First Leg

The first leg of the Champions League semi-final ties will be played this week. Chelsea make the trip to the Spanish capital for an exciting European clash against Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Blues have had a superb season revival under manager Thomas Tuchel, and they are aiming to reach their first Champions League final since 2012 when they won the competition. The other blockbuster tie will involve Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. The Cityzens make the trip to Parc…
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The can’t-miss games to watch in March

We are heading into the business end of the football season with the Champions League and Europa League competitions returning at the knockout stage and the league titles to be battled out in the final months. Whilst neither UEFA club cup competition can be won in March, it can certainly be lost as 16 teams will become eight before the month is out and the quarter-final draw takes place on 19 March. There are a couple Round of 16 matches…
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Champions League second round preview & predictions

The 2020-21 UEFA Champions League returns this week with four first leg matches from the Round of 16. One of the biggest ties of the round takes place from Camp Nou on Tuesday night as Barcelona host last season’s runners-up Paris Saint-Germain. Defending Premier League champions Liverpool travel to RB Leipzig in the other game the same night. 24 hours later sees FC Porto hosting Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus, and Borussia Dortmund travel to Sevilla. The two pre-season favourites with the…
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Which teams have won the most Champions League titles?

Since the European Cup first came to fruition in the mid-1950s, 22 different clubs have lifted the sought-after trophy. It’s no surprise that teams often target European success, with highly-respected managers, such as Sir Alex Ferguson, believing that the competition is better than the FIFA World Cup. Throughout the Champions League’s 65-year history, some clubs have dominated the knockout tournament, winning the European Cup on several occasions. So, let’s take a look at which teams have won the most Champions…
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What are Spurs’ chances of Champions League success?

It is no great secret that Tottenham Hotspur haven’t really performed too well in this season’s Europa League competition thus far. Their performances have been so dire that they have fallen to odds of 10/1 to lift the Eruopa League trophy outright – a long way shy of fellow English sides Arsenal (5/1) and Leicester City (8/1). These odds are from trusted Cancasinos online casino but there are more gambling sites than ever before, and a number of different points…
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Can Pep Guardiola Win Manchester City the Champions League?

Despite being the most successful English team of the last decade, Manchester City seem unable to achieve European success. Between 2010 and 2019, the Citizens lifted more domestic silverware than any other club, claiming a total of 16 trophies, as per Manchester City’s official website.   However, under the likes of Manuel Pellegrini, Pep Guardiola, and Roberto Mancini, a Champions League trophy has yet to be added to the collection. So, is the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager the…
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Champions League: fixtures, preview and predictions

The Champions League returns on August 7 and 8, with the remaining round of 16 ties scheduled to be played to a conclusion. The winners of those four matches will join the four teams who have already booked their places in the quarter-finals. The format of the final phase of the competition has been revised with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final all now set to be staged as one-off ties in Portugal. Favourites in Pole Position to Progress Manchester City…
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UEFA Champions League matchday 4 preview: Premier League giants look to take one step into knockout rounds

It’s been relatively smooth sailing for the majority of the Premier League clubs in the UEFA Champions League so far, even though a few hiccups have threatened last season’s finalists Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on occasions. Spurs, in particular, are reeling from their recent struggles in the league. They’re stuck in 11th place in the Premier League, failing to win matches and at rock-bottom in terms of confidence.  So a trip to Belgrade to take on the daunting FK Crvena…
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