La Liga and Ligue 1 Winners can be Decided in Action-Packed Sunday MatchesPublished May 16, 2021 by Florin P
Napoli and Wolfsburg keep their Champions League dreams alive, while Real Madrid and Lille have the eyes on the domestic league trophies.
As the final rounds of La Liga and Ligue 1 draw year, the leaders have a comfortable advantage over the pack. Atletico Madrid and Lille are well-positioned to win the championships and only need to defend their position in the remaining rounds. Real Madrid and PSG will challenge them, but unless the leaders fail unexpectedly, the runners-up won’t stand any chance.
Lille have the Ligue 1 Title within their Grasp
Lille was able one of the best home teams in the French first division. They were able to replicate that strong home display this season and are on the verge of winning Ligue 1. St. Etienne are the team in their way in a match that the hosts are expected to win. 888 Sport offers odds of 7/20 on the home side, which is rather low given the visitors’ good form. St. Etienne have returned to their winning ways, but this is too little too late, still the odds of 8/1 are quite appealing.
Wolfsburg Travel to Leipzig Searching for Three Key Points
Wolfsburg earned 60 points from 32 matches, which is an amazing performance in the Bundesliga. They are on the verge of securing a Champions League berth, but need to avoid defeat against Leipzig. They are one of the best traveling teams, so this is something well within their grasp, but still need to play their best game. Leipzig are priced at 11/10, hence favorites to win in spite of lacking any motivation. Far more exciting are the odds offered by 888 Sport on Wolfsburg to win, currently standing at 12/5.
One last Chance for Real Madrid to Win La Liga
Real Madrid squandered some excellent opportunities and now are on the verge of fading in their main quest. Unless they defeat Athletic Bilbao on the road, they will lose even theoretical chances of prevailing in La Liga. They are fortunate to play against a team that lacks motivation and also has plenty of players injured or suspended. This makes the odds of 17/10 offered by bet365 Sports pretty appealing, in spite of their recent struggles. The Basques play without pressure, which is likely to result in high-scoring match.
Napoli Meets Fiorentina with the Champions League in Mind
Napoli is one of the hottest teams in the Italian first division and a strong contender for a Champions League placement. They need to extend the winning streak with a victory over Fiorentina to remain in the fourth place. With no players missing ahead of this fixture, they are in a favorable position and expected to prevail with relative ease. bet365 Sports prices an away victory at 1/2, while those who bet on Fiorentina to cause an upset will be paid at 4/1 if this happens.
The odds mentioned here were accurate at the featured bookmakers at the hour the article was written, respectively on Thursday, May 13 at 6 A.M. UK time.