The best two football teams FC Barcelona and Manchester United will compete for the title of The 2011 Champions League Final in the 28-th of May 2011 on the Wembley stadium. Both teams won in 3 past occasions the UEFA Champions League.
In the 2008-2009 season these two teams also played the CL Final, and the title was won by Barcelona. If we follow sport betting companies odds, the winner for this season, will be FC Barcelona.
If you want to bet on the first team to score, the favourite odds are for FC Barcelona. They score in the tournament 27 goals, with 2.25 average match goals while Manchester United score 18 goals with an average of 1.5 match goals. But Manchester have a better defence, they recive just 4 goals (0.33 match goals in average), while Barca got 8 (0.67 match goals in average). On attempts on target, Barca is the leader with a total of 86 (7.17/game) and Manchester with 68 (5.67/game)
Top scores on Champions league is Lionel Messi with 11 goals, for a bet on Messi to score the odd of 2. Messi in the current competition is also the leader of attempts on target, with 31 shots wide. He have 3 asists and 10 offsides
From United, Javier Hernandez leads the top scores statistics with 4 goals and the odd for him to socre in the final is 2.90 (which is to low in my opinion) and no worth betting on him.
This season Barca dominate all the games and had a good ball posesion, that’s why is no wonder that they lead this statistics with the 62%, but they are followed by United with 58%
How many goals will be scored? This is a question for all when it cames to football betting. On this final for a Over 2.5 we have 2.10 and for Under 2.5 the odd is 1.65. Maybe a bet for taking over 2.5 goals worth something.
FC Barcelona is the team who always want to score, that’s why in top offsides in this season they are in the first two positions with 14 offsides away with Panathinaikos and at home with FC KÃ¸avn
In last 10 games this season, United didn’t lost a game, but they have two draws, at home with Valencia a 1-1, and away a 0-0 with Marseille. Barcelona have one draw in the last game at home with Real Madrid, another draw away with FC KÃ¸avn, and a lost game at Arsenal 2-1
The football game has 90min, but there are overtime and of course the posibility for penalties. Weather after 90 minutes we have draw and Barca win the game, the odd is around 9.50 and for United the odd is about 14. For a win in the penalties time, the betting companies odd for Barcelona is around 13 and for United is around 14 (same as for extra time). Any correct betting coupon after 90 minutes could make good profit for the correct choise.
One of the richest two clubs in Premier League, Manchester City, faces the underdogs Stoke City in their first FA Cup final on Saturday, 14th of May, 2011 on Wembley Stadium. For the second time in four years, the FA cup final doesn’t feature one of the traditional “Big Four” clubs, after Portsmouth vs Cardiff City in 2008.
Roberto Mancini’s men are big favorites to win the prestigious trophy after securing 4th place in the English Premier League and a first appearance in Europe’s premier club competition, Champions League, since 1969, thanks to their narrow home win over rivals Tottenham on Tuesday. Manchester City have already won the FA cup four times and finished runners-up four times, but the last time they lifted the cup was in 1969.
You can find many betting tips on different betting expert blog FA Cup previews. But here are some of my thoughts on this historical FA Cup final, based on statistics, records and latest news about the two meritorious finalists.
The Potters are currently eighth in the Premier League tables, and they are sitting 16 points and four places behind their highly-rated opponents. Stoke will be looking to win their first major trophy in 39 years, and they have a tough mission against the Citizens. They are quoted as underdogs by bookmakers and are offered 4/1 to win the FA cup.