April Concludes with Key Football Matches across EuropePublished April 28, 2019 by Florin P
Manchester United and Chelsea play the most exciting match of the day, but there’s plenty of interest for the La Liga and Bundesliga matches.
The final weekend of April turns the heat up a notch on the teams chasing a European League berth, as well as those aiming for the trophy. The most anticipated matches are scheduled in the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga and the Bundesliga. Relegation-threatened teams are also hot on their heels, as they meet reigning or past champions in games that they simply can’t afford to lose.
Manchester United and Chelsea Play the Premier League Derby
The race for the Champions League is far from over in the English first division and anything can happen in the remaining rounds. Manchester United and Chelsea are separated by just a few points and they also have Tottenham and Arsenal to worry about. The team losing this match is likely to finish outside top four and nobody can afford to settle for the Europa League. There is an obvious balance in the match scheduled at 4:30 PM UK time, as reflected by the odds of 3/2 offered by bet365 Sports. The draw would keep both of them afloat without helping either too much and the odds are excellent at 18/5.
Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg Play Their Final Cards
This is quite likely the decisive match for Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg who are hoping for a place in Europa League next season. The winning team has a decent chance of qualifying directly, while the vanquished can even miss the qualification round. Hoffenheim have home pitch advantage and because of their strong home record, 888 Sport only offers odds of 3/5 on them to win. There’s an excellent value in the odds of 5/1 offered by the same bookmaker on Wolfsburg to win, as they have prevailed in half of the games played on the road. A draw would help no one and that’s why the odds currently stand at 5/1.
Difficult Mission for Traveling Teams in La Liga
There are five matches scheduled on Sunday and the hosts are favorite in only two, while the visitors are expected to win in two fixtures. The match between Real Sociedad and Getafe is a coin flip, as reflected by the odds of 3/2 offered by Winner Sports on each team to win. Sevilla and Real Madrid are favorites against Girona and Rayo Vallecano, but the hosts won’t give up without a fight. They’re in danger of relegating at the end of the season and will try to salvage at least one point. Villarreal are in a similar situation, but they’re expected to pick up three easy points against Huesca, who are already relegated.