The 2014-2015 Barclay’s Premiership season is getting down to the endgame with Chelsea and Manchester City the only two clubs in with a realistic chance of winning the title, with Chelsea firm favourites.
The more interesting race is for third and fourth places with Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Southampton and Spurs all vying for the remaining Champions League spots.
The race to beat the drop to the https://synecoretech.com Championship is also hotting up and there are a number of potential “6 pointers” over the weekend as Crystal Palace face QPR, Sunderland play Villa and Leicester City take on Hull.
Saturday, 14 March 2015
Crystal Palace 2 v QPR 1
Sunderland 0 v Aston Villa 1
West Brom 2 v Stoke City 0
Leicester City 1 v Hull City 0
Arsenal 2 v West Ham 0
Burnley 1 v Man City 3
Sunday, 15 March 2015
Chelsea 1 v Southampton 0
Everton 0 v Newcastle 1
Man Utd 2 v Tottenham 1
Monday, 16 March 2015
Swansea 0 v Liverpool 2
‘Best League In The World’ 1/6 Not To Be Represented At QF Stage (Again)
It’s often said that the Premier League is the best in the world but bet365 are 1/6 about there being no English representation at the quarter final stage of the Champions League – just like two years ago.
bet365 are betting on when an English club will next win the Champions League and they’re 8/15 it’s not before 2018.
Bayern Munich, who demolished Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 on Wednesday, are bet365’s favourites to lift the trophy with Chelsea’s conquerors PSG priced at 10/1.
Total Number Of English Sides To Reach 2014/15 CL QF Stage
None 1/6 One 4/1 Two 80/1
Next English Champions League Win
2014/15 40/1 2015/16 10/3 2016/17 9/2 None Of The Above 8/15
2014/15 Champions League Outright
Bayern Munich 5/2 Real Madrid 11/4
Barcelona 11/4 PSG 10/1
Atletico Madrid 20/1 Juventus 22/1
FC Porto 33/1 Borussia Dortmund 33/1
Monaco 50/1 Bayer Leverkusen 66/1
Man City 66/1 Arsenal 80/1
Soccer – Demichelis extends City deal
Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has signed a contract extension to remain at the Etihad Stadium until the summer of 2016. The Argentine moved to the Citizens, who are 7/1 to win with bet365 the Premier League this season, from Atletico Madrid in 2013 and has been a regular under manager Manuel Pellegrini since. The 34-year-old has made 30 appearances this season and says he signed a new deal with City so he can help the club fight for more silverware. “Manchester City is a club with a lot of ambition,” said Demichelis. “When you get to hold a trophy, it’s the best feeling for any player.”
Fifa’s World Rankings for March 2015 2014 were published on Thursday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.
2014 world cup champions Germany remain at the top of the Fifa rankings followed by Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil, Portugal, France, Uruguay and Italy.
England are in 17th place, down two spots, despite reasonable form in Euro 2016 qualifying, and a 3-1 win in Scotland in their latest friendly.
Algeria are the top African team and are still in 18th place.
Asian Cup winners Australia are in 65th place; beaten quarter-finalists Japan are in 53rd. South Korea are in 56th place after making the final of the Asian Cup.
The USA are in 32nd place, down from last month. Scotland are in 39th position with Wales in 37th. The Republic of Ireland are in 66th place, Northern Ireland are in 43rd position after a decent start in Euro 2016 qualifying.