With comfortable wins for Manchester City and Liverpool, and an impressive away performance from Spurs, we’ve cut the odds of an English club winning this season’s Champions League.
We now rate the chances of English success at 5/4 – in from 3/1 – with Manchester City the favourites to become the first English winner of the tournament since Chelsea in the 2011/12 season (3/1).
Liverpool have seen the biggest odds shift after their 5-0 thrashing of Porto. Jurgen Klopp’s men have ‘Kopped’ a spot as sixth favourites at 10/1, shortened in from 14/1 before the trip to Portugal.
Tottenham’s comeback against Juventus has seen them leapfrog Manchester United as a more likely outright winner. The north London club are at 14/1 to win the competition, with United drifting to 16/1, ahead of their first leg tie against Sevilla next week.
Chelsea’s poor domestic form, coupled with the difficult task of getting past Barcelona, makes them the least favoured English team to win this season’s competition (33/1).
Spokesman Paddy Power said: “It’s great to see some British talent doing a decent job of taking a fight to those on the continent – perhaps Theresa and her team could learn a thing or two from Kane, Sterling and co.”
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OUTRIGHT WINNER
Manchester City 3/1
Bayern Munich 11/2
Real Madrid 6/1
Manchester United 16/1