Champions League Special
Four clubs, 2 finals, 2 European competitions, 1 nation and 180 minutes of football excluding extra time if necessary and maybe penalties. Madrid plays hosts to two teams with remarkable comebacks in the semifinals to qualify for the final. The final will be played in Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium.
Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool made it to the final after two unbelievable turn-around night in football. Ajax had a goal lead heading into the second leg at the Johan Cruyff arena. They were up two-nil before a Lucas Moura second half hattrick sent Tottenham Hotspur through on the away goal rule.
Liverpool overturned the first leg three goals deficit by thumping Barcelona four nil at Anfield. Georginio Wijnadum and Divock Origi scoring braces to ensure their passage into the final for the second consecutive season.
They are runners-up against Real Madrid last season in the final. This presents them an opportunity to claim their sixth trophy. For Tottenham Hotspur, this is the farthest they have come in the competition and will be hoping to win it.
The trio of Naby Keita, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino have been included in the squad training and appear to be in line to play a part in the final. Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur Harry Kane is still a doubt for the final after being sidelined with an injury.
They will be hopeful the duo of Heung min son and Lucas Moura can deliver the goods when the time arrives. This promises to be a spectacle not to be missed by both fans and neutrals the world over. As we can all agree, football has a way of uniting people of various cultures and languages and this is a prime example of it.
Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino have never won the competition with Klopp coming closest during his stint at Borussia Dortmund. He’ll be hoping to make amends with him promising a trophy within a span of three years after his appointment but as failed to deliver thus far, maybe this time he’ll get it right.
Of all the available betting outcome for this match. The one we are most comfortable with is the Over 2.5 goals. We are watching the progress of each team as the matchday approach. The latest betting tips will be made available on confirmbets.
Europa League Special
Two English rivals will go head to head in the Europa League 2018/2019 final at the Olympic Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan. Europe’s second-biggest competition has produced a captivating competition with two teams from one country and the same city playing to be crowned champion.
There’s more at stake than the honour of being called champions. Both are avoiding a trophyless season. Arsenal is hoping to win to qualify for the Champions League next season. On the blue side, Mauricio Sarri knows the outcome of the match will have a say in his continuance as Chelsea coach next season.
There are no real injury worries for both teams. The Premier League is over and the two teams are out of their domestic cup competitions. Although, Arsenal will be disappointed with the news that Henrik Mkhitaryan will not be travelling with the team. This is due to his Armenian roots and his country’s political tension with Azerbaijan where the final will take place.
The player posted a tweet to confirm the report when he sent a message on Twitter via his official twitter handle @HenrikhMkh while taking the opportunity to wish his teammates good luck.
Chelsea is in the final after defeating Eintracht Frankfurt on penalties after normal time and extra time ended 1-1 apiece. Arsenals’ progress was pretty straight forward winning against Valencia both home and away. The fixtures ended 3-1 and 2-4 with an aggregate score of 7-3 in favour of Arsenal to qualify for the final.
Although Chelsea is slight favourites with the bookies and still undefeated in the competition this season. Arsenal poses a great obstacle for them with their expressive and exciting football backed by the pedigree of one of the most successful coaches in the competition’s history.
Both clubs are one time winners of the competition albeit arsenals’ victory coming in the 1993/1994 season when it’s was still known as Uefa cup. Chelsea win is quite recent against Benfica in the 2013/2014 Europa League season.
Petr Cech veteran goalkeeper for the gunners and part of the squad that lifted the trophy at Chelsea announced that he’ll be retiring after this season. Winning the Europa League will be a proper send-forth to one of the all-time greats in English football.
The two clubs are familiar foes in the domestic league but have never been paired together in this competition which adds to the drama. Olivier Giroud who switched sides to Chelsea is the competition’s top goalscorer alongside Frankfurt’s Luka Jovic with ten goals each.
This will present an opportunity for him to pull clear as the outright winner of the golden boot. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette have both scored eight and five goals respectively.
In this contest, regardless of fan loyalties, this promises to be intriguing to fans of both club and neutral’s alike. As the season comes to an end, this is a match you do not want to miss.
Of all the possible betting outcome for this final. The one we are sticking with is the Over 1.5 goals. We are watching the progress of each team as the matchday approach. The latest betting tips will be made available on confirmbets.