Mancini's City 4/1 for Cup after Scunthorpe victory

Tags: Football 2016/17 FA Cup

Published: 12:21 25/01/2010

Manchester City have been dropped to 4/1 second favourites with Ladbrokes to win this year’s FA Cup after their 4-2 victory at Scunthorpe United in the fourth round. City overcame a potential banana skin on Sunday to book a fifth round tie at home to Stoke, the conquerors of Arsenal in the fourth round, and have been installed as second favourites for the cup behind Chelsea. The Blues are 7/4 down from 11/4 for the trophy after their win at Preston, with a home tie against Championship side Cardiff in the next round their reward. Carling Cup finalists Aston Villa, who went through after a 3-2 win over Brighton, are down to 7/1 third favourites ahead of Tottenham, who have the unenviable task of a replay against giant killers Leeds at Elland Road after they were held back by a 95th minute Jermaine Beckford penalty, are at 8/1. Fulham, who overcame Accrington Stanley, are at 14/1 whilst on-form Birmingham are available at a best price 16/1 with Bet365. League Two Notts County, the lowest ranked team still in the competition as they prepare for a replay with Wigan, are priced at 1500/1 with Victor Chandler.

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