Chelsea, Arsenal, United and City all backed for Champions League progression

31 August 2012 10:40
Manchester City are still odds on to qualify for the Champions League knock-out stages despite being drawn in the so called "Group of Death". Bookmakers Betfred make the English Champions 4/7 to qualify from Group D which includes nine time winners Real Madrid, Dutch champions Ajax and German table toppers Borussia Dortmund. Betfred spokesman Mark Pearson said: "Man City are second favourites to top the group behind Spanish giants Real Madrid but we still think Roberto Mancini's men have the quality to qualify from Group D. Last year's campaign will have given them the experience ready for another tough test." Manchester United are 1/20 to qualify from Group H, Arsenal 2/5 from Group B while the current European Champions Chelsea are 4/9 to progress from Group E. Meanwhile Celtic look up against it and are 8/1 to qualify from Group G which consists of Barcelona, Benfica and Spartak Moscow. This year's final is once again at Wembley and Barcelona are the 5/2 favourites to win the Champions League again at England's national stadium. An all English final is 6/1 while an all Manchester final can be backed at 28/1 Champions League odds: 5-2: Barcelona 4: Real Madrid 8: Man Utd 10: Man City 12: Bayern Munich 12: Chelsea 14: Juventus 16: Paris Saint-Germain 20: AC Milan 20: Arsenal 33: Borussia Dortmund 66: Valencia 66: Porto 80: Benfica 80: Schalke 100: Malaga 100: Shakhtar Donetsk 100: Zenit St Petersburg 150: Lille 150: Dynamo Kiev 150: Montpellier 200: Ajax 200: Galatasaray 200: Braga 250: Spartak Moscow 250: Anderlecht 250: Basel 250: Olympiakos 500: CFR Cluj 500: Celtic 500: BATE Borisov 500: Dinamo Zagreb 500: FC Nordsjaelland

Source: team_talk

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