Tottenham Could Have Their Name Written On The Champions League Trophy
Apparently luck and questionable decisions even out over the course of a season but that is no consolation for Manchester City. Two huge incidents in the Champions League match with Tottenham went to VAR and City were on the wrong end of both decisions. Tottenham were awarded a goal and City had the late decider ruled out after consultation with the video assistant referee. However, what was gained in the right decisions was lost in the climatic moment of scoring a goal or not. TOTTENHAM are 7/2 with Coral to win the Champions League.
A goal for Arsenal in tonight’s Europa League match in Napoli means the Italian team will have to score four goals to progress to the semi-finals. Arsenal won the first leg of the tie 2-0 in London and that lead should be enough. However, they have a poor away record and avoiding defeat looks beyond them. Arsenal have not conceded in eight of 10 Europa League matches but have a big challenge to keep a clean sheet in this fixture. NAPOLI are 4/6 with Ladbrokes to win the match in 90 minutes. Chelsea have a 1-0 lead ahead of meeting Slavia Prague at home and a WIN TO NIL is within their compass and that outcome is 21/20 with Coral.
The highlight of the third day of the Craven meeting at Newmarket is the Group 3 Earl of Sefton Stakes over one and one furlong at 4.10. On ratings and form Elarqam is a worthy favourite but the horse has not run for 245 days. First Contact has won a decent handicap but that form might not be strong enough to win a race at this level. FOREST RANGER won the race last year so is proven over the course and distance and good enough to complete the double at 5/1 with Ladbrokes.