Liverpool – Top 4 Finish
Liverpool will miss out on a place in the Premier League top four this season according to the latest odds after sinking to their fifth successive home defeat.
Mason Mount’s first-half goal was enough to bag Chelsea all three points at Anfield on Thursday, a victory which saw the Blues move into the top four just three points behind Leicester City in third and four points behind Manchester United in second.
Thomas Tuchel’s side have now shortened into a red-hot 4/9 to finish the season in one of the coveted top four spots, a price that had drifted to 11/4 shortly before Frank Lampard’s Stamford Bridge departure.
Liverpool, who were 1/16 shots before Christmas, are now out at Even money to guarantee Champions League football next season
…through a top four finish, with both Manchester United (2/9) and Leicester City (10/11) enjoying a larger portion of punters’ support.
Chelsea’s improved domestic form under their new German boss has also seen their Champions League odds fall into 12/1 from 20/1 ahead of the second leg with Atletico Madrid in less than two weeks’ time.
*Prices correct at time of publication