Remarkably, Manchester City are still battling on four fronts and Ladbrokes now quote Manuel Pellegrini’s men at a much-reduced 33/1 to scoop an incredible quadruple.
As they’re 12/1 at Betfred in the Champions League outright betting, it’s Europe where City are most likely to falter according to bookies and up against Barcelona in the last 16, they’re just 4/7 at Totesport to be eliminated at this stage.
Bet365 quote Pellegrini’s troops at 7/4 to reach the quarter final at the expense of the 2009 and 2011 winners but in light of their form at the Etihad Stadium this term, City look decent value at 19/10 (Boylesports) to edge closer to that goal by winning the first leg on home soil.
Barca of course are no pushovers and it’s hard to envisage City managing, or even attempting, containment against the rampant Catalans outfit but if there’s one team that can outscore them it’s Pellegrini’s.
It’s certainly a fixture that should see both teams find the net, hence BetVictor’s top price of just 8/15 and it’s just 4/6 at the same firm for the clash to produce three or more goals.