Champions League on Betfair: 169/1 United win in Turin and City hit Shakhtar for six

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Jose Mourinho's men were matched at 170.0 in running before beating Juventus 2-1
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It's been an eventful night in the Champions League with Manchester United completing a stunning comeback to beat Juventus in Turin and neighbours City thrashing Shakhtar at the Etihad Stadium. Mike Norman has the details...

"The 1-2 Correct Score was matched at the huge price of [260.0]. United can be backed at [36.0] to win the Champions League."

Late drama in Turin

Manchester United were matched at [170.0] in-running as they trailed Juventus with just minutes to go in what would turn out to be a dramatic night in Turin.

Few would have argued that Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning volley deserved to win the game, and despite Juve wasting a catalogue of chances to increase their lead it looked likely that the home side would cruise to a home victory.

But Marouane Fellaini's late introduction as a second half substitute appeared to cause the Juventus defence all sorts of headaches and Jose Mourinho's men equalised in the 86th minute when Juan Mata curled home a fantastic fee-kick.

Massimiliano Allegri's men tried desperately to get their noses back in front but they conceded a dramatic late goal when Ashley Young's free-kick was flicked on by Fellaini, before deflections galore resulted in the ball in the back of the net.

The 1-2 Correct Score was matched at the huge price of [260.0], and the result means United are in a strong position in Group H, two points behind Juventus but two ahead of Valencia with two games remaining. United can be backed at [36.0] to win the Champions League.

Citizens in cruise control as they smash Shakhtar for six

Manchester City remain the [4.8] favourites in the Champions League Winner market after they strolled to a 6-0 win at the Etihad Stadium over Shakhtar Donetsk.

A hat-trick from Gabriel Jesus will grab most of the headlines, but it was Raheem Sterling's phantom penalty and stunning goal that had many people talking.

The England striker appeared to accidentally poke his toe in the Etihad Stadium turf before falling to the ground early in the first half, but incredibly the referee awarded the Citizens a penalty. Sterling then scored a superb individual goal early in the second half, curling the ball into the top-right corner from outside of the box.

David Silva and Riyad Mahrez also got on the scoresheet to cap a superb night for Pep Guardiola's men.


Barcelona remain the second favourites to lift the trophy - available to back at [6.0] - but Juventus drifted slightly to [7.2] following their home defeat to United.

Liverpool - who surprisingly lost to Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night - can be backed at [14.0] while Spurs are considered as huge outsiders at [110.0] despite coming from behind to beat PSV to keep their slim hopes of qualifying alive.

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