William Hill make Manchester City favourites to win Europa League

Tags: Football

Published: 10:10 08/12/2011

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Following Wednesday’s exit from the Champions League Manchester City are the new favourites to win the Europa League, available at odds of 6/1 with William Hill who will give a £25 free bet to new customers. Online bookmakers give new customers free bets which can be placed on the Europa League.


Manchester City are now favourites to win the Europa League after the club’s first Champions League campaign came to a close at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night. Despite a convincing 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the final group game, Manchester City’s European fate was decided elsewhere with Napoli’s 2-0 defeat of Villareal in Spain. The results mean Napoli qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League with group winners Bayern Munich leaving Manchester City to compete with the second-tier sides in the Europa League.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany admitted he will be grateful for any cup: “The Champions League has finished for us but there's still so much to achieve this season and the Europa League is a realistic competition for us now. We'll celebrate any cup,” he told Sky Sports 2 after the match.

With the Champions League group stage concluded on Wednesday, eight teams dropped down to compete in the Europa League and joining City will be neighbours Manchester United ho lost 2-1 in Basel to finish third in Group C. Blue Square and 888sport bet 8/1 for Manchester United to win the Europa League after the Red Devils failed to secure the point they needed to reach the knock out stages of the Champions League.

Other sides dropping out of the Champions League to compete in the Europa League are holders Porto, Trabzonspor, Ajax, Valencia, Olympiakos and Viktoria Plzen. The Champions League drop outs will go into the draw for the round of 32 with the top two sides from the 12 Europa League groups

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