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Real Madrid, Juventus and Monaco star in unmissable 11/4 special

We are offering customers another sensational special to enjoy during a wonderful weekend of exciting domestic European action.
Back Real Madrid, Juventus and Monaco all to triumph at 11/4 and reap the rewards of this tantalising treble, with all three sides heavily favoured to secure victory.
Carlo Ancelotti’s reigning European champions will host Malaga, Serie A champions and current league leaders Juventus face a visit from Lazio, while Ligue 1 title challengers Monaco clash with Rennes.
Here are even more reasons to back this terrific treble of home teams.
Real Madrid v Malaga
The Galacticos, odds-on 1/6 favourites, have a dominant record over their La Liga opponents, having secured victory in the previous four consecutive meetings.

Madrid have already toppled Malaga in the reverse fixture this term, earning a 2-1 win on the road, with Welsh wizard Gareth Bale having struck late on to secure all three points.
The Wales international forward has netted an impressive 21 times this current campaign for club and country, despite coming under fire for his apparent stuttering performances, and he is a 9/2 chance to net the last goal again in his latest outing.
Juventus v Lazio
Massimiliano Allegri’s Turin table toppers, odds-on 5/6 favourites, have won four of the last five encounters against Lazio, including a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Olimpico Stadium last November.

Clinical Carlos Tevez has enjoyed a rampant run of goalscoring form this term, firing in a sensational 25 strikes in all competitions, including his side’s third effort in that previous Rome romp. The astute Argentine attacker is available at 7/2 to bag a brace or more this time out.
Monaco v Rennes
French league hopefuls Monaco, odds-on 8/13 favourites, have emerged victorious in four of the last five meetings with their Ligue 1 rivals.

Leonardo Jardim’s Red and Whites dispatched Rennes with a 3-1 earlier in the season, as Anthony Martial helped earn a French Cup coup.

The in-form Frenchman has netted six goals in his previous eight outings for Monaco and is a 9/2 chance to open proceedings in his next appearance

Chelsea, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid in terrific 7/2 teatime treble

The brilliant Blues, gung-ho Gunners and exciting Atleti are available in this tantalising treble at a tasty 7/2 all to triumph over 90 minutes in their forthcoming fixtures.
Here’s why punters should take note of this stupendous special and place a stake on a trio of top teams.
Chelsea v Manchester United
Jose Mourinho’s men are understandably odds-on at 19/20 to take the spoils from this top draw tussle, having been slain just once in their last nine duels against the Red Devils.

At fortress Stamford Bridge, where the Blues are yet to be beaten in the league this campaign, tough nuts Chelsea are undefeated by United in three.
France forward Loic Remy has grabbed two goals in his past three outings for the West London club, and is 7/4 to improve on that already impressive tally anytime.
Spain schemer Cesc Fabregas was the goal hero last time out and is 10/1 to break the deadlock for the Blues again, while battering ram Didier Drogba is 6/1 to strike last having already menaced Man Utd this term.
Reading v Arsenal
High-flying FA Cup favourites and holders Arsenal are on an excellent unbeaten streak after winning all eight of their last encounters across all competitions.

The Gunners have fired home 12 times in their past five battles, making Arsene Wenger’s exciting side odds-on at 1/4 to triumph over 90 minutes at Wembley.
Arsenal have racked up a sensational 16 against the rickety Royals rearguard over their past three match-ups, meaning the Emirates outfit are fantastic value at 3/1 to smash Reading by four or more again.
In-form Olivier Giroud has two in three appearances against the current Championship club, and has five in his last five outings, so surely is worth backing at 3/1 to fire home first.
Deportivo La Coruna v Atletico Madrid
Minnows Deportivo have dropped into the danger zone and are now without a win in nine, meaning La Liga champions Atletico are odds-on at 8/11 to sweep their hosts aside with ease.

Diego Simeone’s side have not been defeated across all competitions since February, and sank the Coruna club 2-0 in their previous clash, so should be feeling confident ahead of this encounter.

The Madrid men have not conceded against Deportivo since 2009, so are 21/20 to shut them out yet again, as they seek to consolidate third spot.

Club Brugge and Anderlecht to go the distance in the Playoffs

Belenenses vs Benfica
Saturday 18:00
First up the action comes from Portugal as Belenenses play host to Benfica in what will be a fiercely contested Saturday night Lisbon derby.

Belenenses are in good form and go in search of their third straight win as they welcome the champions and league leaders to the Estadio de Restelo.
After a fourteenth placed finish last year this season has seen drastic improvements and as they enter the final phases of the campaign they are in a fight with Vitoria Guimaraes for the last Europa League qualification spot.
However this weekend they will be stripped of some of their top performers as Fonte, Dalcio and Pele are all likely to be missing due to their contractual bonds to Benfica.
These absentees will hit Belenenses hard as they are already lacking goals. Since Deyverson left in February none of their strikers have stepped up and the goal scoring burden is being left to the midfielders such as Pele and Miguel Rosa.
At home champions Benfica continue to steam roll all in front of them in the Primeira Liga and have earned a three point lead over chasers Porto.
But on their travels they have shown chinks in their armour and last week's loss to Rio Ave was their third away defeat of the season.
Jorge Jesus's side play at the same time as their great rivals this week and will be determined not to surrender their advantage.
Maxi Pereira will definitely miss the trip and there will be late checks on a few of the other stars including midfield linchpin Nicolas Gaitan as well as Salvio and Jonas.
Jonas should make it and he will continue his seemingly unstoppable partnership with fellow Brazilian Lima up front, they have fourteen goals each so far.
The champs have won five of the last six between these two and usually manage to keep a clean sheet in this fixture. Expect the Benfiquistas to have another good day at their Belem neighbours but it should be tight.
Recommended Bets:
Back HT/FT Draw/Benfica @ 4.40
Back Benfica clean sheet @ 1.55


Club Brugge vs Anderlecht
Sunday 17:00

Sunday evening and it's time to focus on the race for the title in Belgium as old foes Club Brugge and Anderlecht face off yet again in a crucial Playoff matchup.

Club Brugge finished the regular season on top and took an advantage into the playoffs but after loosing last week to Kortijk their lead has been cut to just two points.
Michel Preud'homme will be relying on his vast array of attacking options to blast his team to glory having already snatched the Cup from Anderlecht in a thrilling final only a month ago.
However after a tough game against Dnipro in the Euopa League on Thursday night there stamina will be tested on Sunday.
The Jan Breydel stadium has certainly been a happy hunting ground for them, they went unbeaten throughout the league season and it's been at home where their true attacking prowess has shone.
Izquierdo and De Sutter and Castillo have all plunged goals whilst Simons and Refaelov continue to run the show in midfield.
Anderlecht have won one and lost one so far in the playoffs and aren't playing there best but will be fired up to claim some revenge on their enemies this Sunday after the cup heartbreak.
Battles between these two sides are known as 'the hate game' so expect no love to be lost when they take to the pitch. Both of the league games between these two ended in score draws and this match up is always close.
Anderlecht possess the most formidable away record in Belgium and also boast the most dangerous striker in Mitrovic. With Club Brugge having played midweek Anderlecht may be able to outrun them in the midfield with the youthful legs of Praet and Tielemans around Defour.

Look for Anderlecht to take a point as these two remain evenly matched.
Recommended Bets:
Back the draw @ 3.65
Back both teams to score @ 1.74


Back Norwich City, Preston North End and Olympique Marseille all to win 13/2.

Championship club the Canaries meet Middlesbrough at Carrow Road, Simon Grayson’s side are at lowly League One outfit Port Vale and Marcelo Biesla’s boys travel to Nantes.
Each of our three featured teams in this tasty treble are either odds-on or short-price favourites for victory, so your best bet to take our enhanced price. Read on and discover specific reasons why this trio should win.
Norwich v Middlesbrough
Boro haven’t beaten the Canaries in East Anglia since 1997 and are on a run of five straight league wins coming into this encounter, so that explains why Alex Neil’s men are 21/20 favourites for three points. Graham Dorrans has netted in his last two Norwich outings, so is outstanding value at 11/2 to keep that run going by scoring again anytime.

Port Vale v Preston
North End have recorded four straight wins over the Stoke side in the last two seasons across all competitions, so the visitors are odds-on 8/11 favourites for victory once more.

Preston top scorer Joe Garner boasts career stats of seven in seven against Vale, thus making him an odds-on 10/11 anytime chance or better at 7/2 to grab the opener. Fellow forward Paul Gallagher, meanwhile, has netted in each of his last three appearances in this fixture, so is well worth considering to be on target again at 5/4.

Nantes v Marseille
Bielsa’s boys have already beaten Nantes this term, so they are 21/20 favourites to complete a Ligue 1 double. Highly-rated French youngster Florian Thauvin has netted on his last two appearances against this opposition, so the creative, forward-thinking midfielder is 15/8 to net again anytime.


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France ligue 1 this week : Marseille are under immense pressure, PSG may be less than focused on this match

Nantes vs Marseille
Fri, 19:30 BST
Live on BT Sport 2

Marseille are under immense pressure after falling out of the top three following their 1-0 defeat at Bordeaux last weekend. But Marseille deserved at least a point out of that game. They hit the frame of the goal twice and had two good penalty appeals turned down.
This weekend they will look to make amends and stand a good chance of obtaining a potentially crucial away win.
Nantes are the division's joint-lowest scorers (25 goals in 32 matches) and their record against the top five is a poor W0-D2-L6. The hosts' lack of firepower is a massive problem - they have scored just six times in 13 fixtures since the turn of the year.
Marseille have a good away record against bottom-half teams (W5-D2-L0) so should be strong enough to collect all 3pts. At odds-against, they're worth backing.
Recommended Bet
Marseille @ 2.10


Nice v PSG (10th v 2nd)
Sat, 16:00 BST

This is a good time to play PSG so the hosts are the pick on the Asian handicap.
Laurent Blanc's prestigious visitors will be licking their wounds after their 3-1 home defeat to Barcelona on Wednesday night and already looking ahead to the second leg next Tuesday. As a result they may be less than focused on this match even though they're competing for the Ligue 1 title.
PSG's team news is also a concern - Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marco Verratti are missing, and at the time of writing Thiago Motta and Thiago Silva are major doubts.
Nice are unbeaten in three matches (W2-D1-L0) - a run that started with a 2-1 win over Ligue 1 leaders Lyon - so will go into the game in confident mood. Nice rarely lose heavily - since the start of September they've lost only twice by two goals or more - so there's little downside to our Asian handicap selection. For more on how Asian handicap betting works, click here.
Both teams to score is also worth considering. PSG have scored in 22 out of 23 games in competitions in 2015. Nice's good form and PSG's team news concerns in defence and midfield suggest the hosts also stand a good chance of finding the net.
Recommended Bets
Nice +1 Asian handicap @ 1.80
Both Teams to Score @ 2.20


Lille v Bordeaux (8th v 6th)
Sun, 13:00 BST

This ought to be an entertaining encounter between two sides in good form.
Lille have won five of their last six matches. The mood in the camp is good and some of their younger players (Sofiane Boufal, Divock Origi, Djibril Sidibe) are enjoying themselves.
Bordeaux have won six of their last nine matches. What potentially gives them the edge is their need for points. Lille have nothing to play for whereas Bordeaux are chasing a European place via the league standings.
For that reason Bordeaux may have an extra touch of motivation and should avoid defeat. The draw is worth considering as the teams are fairly well-matched, but I prefer the Asian handicap in case the visitors nick an away win.

Recommended Bet
Bordeaux +0&+0.5 Asian handicap @ 2.12


Club Brugge v Dnipro: Underdogs ready to put on a show

Thursday April 16, 20:05
Live on BT Sport 2

This quarter-final features two of the Europa League's more unfashionable sides, the surprise packages who have dumped out more illustrious names. I must admit that Club Brugge shocked me by beating a brutally competitive Besiktas side home and away in the last 16, and Dnipro deserve equal credit for overcoming Dutch giants Ajax in extra-time.
Club Brugge finished top of the regular season table in Belgium, four points clear of second-placed Gent. They are yet to taste defeat at home in any competition, and they have won 15 of their last 17 matches at the Jan Breydel Stadium.
Brugge have multiple attacking threats. Israeli midfielder Lior Rafaelov has smashed in 14 goals this term, including six in the Europa League. Striker Tom De Sutter has a goal-poacher's instincts, scored in both legs against Besiktas, and has netted four goals in his last six games. Colombian forward Jose Izquierdo has also come to the party recently, with eight goals in his last 12 outings. Boli Mbombo is also pushing for a start after scoring the two goals that ultimately defeated Besiktas.
Dnipro came through a tough group which included Saint Etienne and Inter, and they have booted out Olympiakos and Ajax. They certainly won't shut up shop in Belgium, and they have scored in all four of their games in the knockout rounds. The concern for Dnipro fans is their side's away form, as they have won just once on their travels in the Europa League this season.
Club Brugge tend to score plenty of goals, especially at home, and their last five Europa League matches have featured three goals or more. With the incisive Yevhen Konoplyanka in the line-up, Dnipro are certainly capable of scoring an away goal, so I think Over 2.5 Goals might be worth taking on at a sizeable 2.30.


Recommended Bet
Back Over 2.5 Goals at 2.30