Europa League 2017-18 Winner Tip

Which team is our Europa League 2017-18 Winner Tip? Previously known as the UEFA Cup, this competition changed name (and format) from the 2009-10 season.

The 3rd placed teams from the 8 Champions League groups, have joined the group winners & group runners-up from the 12 Europa League groups – together they make up the 32 teams that will play knock-out matches until a winner of the Europa League is crowned. The Round of 32 will take place on 15 & 22 February 2018, the Round of 16 on 8 & 15 March 2018, and the Quarter-Finals on 5 & 12 April 2018. All these matches are 2 legged ties (all these matchdays fall on Thursday).

The Final will take place on Wednesday 16th May 2018, at Parc Olympique Lyonnais – the home stadium of French side Lyon.

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EFL Cup Final 2018 Winner Tip: Arsenal are the value!

Are we tipping Manchester City or Arsenal as our EFL Cup Final 2018 Winner Tip? The Final of this competition (currently known as the Carabao Cup) will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 25th February 2018. 92 clubs were eligible for this competition (all clubs in the Premier League to League Two), but just 2 remain. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City overcame Bristol City, whilst Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal overcame Chelsea, in the 2 legged Semi-Finals. Last season Manchester United won their 5th trophy in this competition, by beating Southampton. However, the defending champions were knocked out by Bristol City in their Quarter-Final this season.

  • Manchester City have won the EFL Cup/League Cup four times (1970, 1976, 2014, and 2016), and they also lost the Final once (1974). Pep Guardiola should be especially hungry for this trophy, in his second season at Manchester City. Unlike at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, in his 1st season at Manchester City he failed to win a major trophy for his new club – which would have been a major disappointment for a manager of his calibre (who is considered the best in the world by some). Victory in the Final of the League Cup would be his first ever major trophy for an English club. Guardiola’s Manchester City are still on course for an unprecedented quadruple of the Premier League (where they have a big lead), Champions League (where they are in the Round of 16), FA Cup (where they are in the 4th Round), and this competition (where they are in the Final). No English club has ever achieved this particular quadruple in a single season.

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World Cup 2018 Top Goalscorer Tip: Neymar!

Which player are we recommending for our World Cup 2018 Top Goalscorer Tip for Russia 2018 (Thursday 14 June – Sunday 15 July 2018)?

  • In order to decide which players are realistically likely to be the World Cup 2018 Top Goalscorer, it is important to consider the following: which teams are likely to go furthest in the 2018 World Cup, what sort of football they are likely to play (attacking football is more likely to produce the top goalscorer), how many other good players are in the team who are likely to provide assists, how likely the player is to play (are there many options, or will this player always start if fit), and the player’s form over the last few years.

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World Cup 2018 Winner Tip: Brazil offer sensational value!

Which team is our World Cup 2018 Winner Tip? The prestigious international football competition will take place in Russia (Thursday 14 June – Sunday 15 July 2018).

  • The previous three World Cup winners have all been from Europe (all from Western Europe) – Germany (2014, their 4th win), Spain (2010, their 1st win), and Italy (2006, their 4th win).
  • Apart from those three teams, only FIVE other countries have won this prestigious tournament in its entire history: Brazil (5 times), Argentina & Uruguay (2 times each), and France & England (1 time each).
  • We think the winner will definitely be Belgium, or one of 6 of the 8 of the previous winners (Italy have not qualified for the 2018 competition, and we certainly don’t see Uruguay as having a strong enough team to win) – so that’s 7 teams we even think have a realistic chance of winning.

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World Cup 2018 Group G Winner Tip: England to win

We have a World Cup 2018 Group G Winner Tip for the 21st running of the World Cup, which will take place in Russia from Thursday 14 June – Sunday 15 July 2018.

  • 32 teams will play 64 matches in total (that’s 48 Group Stage matches, 8 Round of 16 matches, 4 Quarter-Finals, 2 Semi-Finals, the Third place play-off, and of course the Final).
  • These matches will take place in 12 venues across 11 cities, with the World Cup Final to be played in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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Champions League Winner 2017-18 Tip: Barcelona offer the most value!

We have a great Champions League Winner 2017-18 Tip! The first set of Round of 16 1st Legs takes place between Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 Feb 2018, and the second set of Round of 16 1st Legs takes place the following week (Tuesday 20 – Wednesday 21 Feb 2018). There are 5 teams we would consider that have a genuine shot of winning the trophy this season.

  • Pep Guardiola’s Man City already have one hand on the 2017-18 English Premier League title. Man City have received a favourable draw in the Round of 16 against one of the outsiders for the Champions League title Basel.
  • Bayern Munich are certainly one to consider, and they too have a favourable draw in the Round of 16 against one of the outsiders for the Champions League title Besiktas.

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FA Cup Winner 2017-18 Tip

Want to know our FA Cup Winner 2017-18 Tip? We see great value in the price of one team to be the winner of the whole competition, and that team is the favourite! Man City currently lead the Premier League by a distance, and are in the Champions League Round of 16 having won their group. The FA Cup Final will be played on Saturday 19th May 2018.

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