Football By Joe Crilly

Can English Teams Improve On Last Time Out?

After a disappointing first week for England’s sides in the Champions League, William Hill are predicting an improvement in game week 2. It is 11/8 that two sides win and 9/4 that three do. With potentially tricky ties for both Manchester City and Chelsea, it is a relatively long 12/1 that all four win.


It could have been a better start to proceedings last time out but despite the slow start it is 3/1 that all four teams make it through the knockout stages of the Champions League.


Chelsea are 6/5 favourites to be the English side to progress furthest in the Champions League.


How many English sides will win this week: 14/1 exactly none; 5/2 exactly one; 11/8 exactly two; 9/4 exactly 3; 12/1 exactly four


How many English sides will qualify from their groups: 11/8 none, one or two teams; 6/5 exactly three teams; 3/1 all four teams


How many English sides will fail to qualify from their group: 3/1 all four to qualify; 6/5 exactly one fails to qualify; 9/4 exactly two fail to qualify; 8/1 exactly three fail to qualify; 40/1 all four fail to qualify


How many of the Manchester clubs will qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League: 4/5 two; 6/4 one; 7/1 none


All English final: 16/1


Champions League winner: 11/4 Barcelona; 4/1 Bayern Munich; 9/2 Real Madrid; 10/1 Chelsea; 12/1 PSG; 14/1 Atletico; 14/1 Manchester City; 25/1 Juventus; 25/1 Manchester United; 33/1 Arsenal; 66/1 BAR


How many Premier League sides will reach the semi finals: 13/8 none; 6/5 one; 5/2 two; 14/1 three; 40/1 four


Furthest progressing English side: 6/5 Chelsea; 5/2 Manchester City; 4/1 Arsenal; 4/1 Manchester United