Man City make it two wins out of two in their Champions League defence by beating RB Leipzig 3-1. The Man City Champions League winner odds are now 2/1.
Man City started the game strong as expected from the holder of the Champions League. They kept the ball and created chances against RB Leipzig.
It was two of their academy players that linked to open the scoring in the 25th minute. Rico Lewis found Phil Foden who made it 1-0 in Germany.
Julian Alvarez came off the bench to help Man City take the lead, continuing his impressive start to the season.
Before the game was over, Jeremy Doku added a third to seal the result. The 3-1 win means City have six out of six points to start the tournament.
Will Man City Win Back-to-Back Champions Leagues?
It takes a lot out of a team to win one Champions League, winning the tournament again next season can be a struggle for teams. This is something Pep Guardiola is well aware of given his history as a manager.
For City, they waited a long time to win the tournament and won’t want their first defense of the title to be a failure. They’ve improved on their squad from last season, so they’ll be confident they can go all the way again.
The current Man City Champions League winner odds stand at 2/1, showing that the bookmakers believe that they’ll successfully defend their title.
They’ll face tough challenges as the tournament progresses. A lot will also depend on how the knockout stage goes for them. Pep will be hoping to avoid Real Madrid in the early rounds, the La Liga side will be a big threat to Man City.
Man City Champions League Winner Odds
Man City 2/1
Bayern Munich 5/1
Real Madrid 15/2
Inter Milan 25/1