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Sunday, 27 October 2013

Blues replace City as favourites

Chelsea have replaced Manchester City as Sky Bet’s favourites for the Premier League title following their dramatic 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho’s men have been cut from 3/1 to 9/4 to lift the trophy thanks to Fernando Torres’ late strike, with their visitors drifting out ... 
Jose Mourinho’s men have been cut from 3/1 to 9/4 to lift the trophy thanks to Fernando Torres’ late strike, with their visitors drifting out  to 12/5.
That victory leaves the Blues level on points with Liverpool (7/1) two behind early leaders Arsenal (5/1), while Manchester United continue to drift (from 9/1 to 10/1) despite coming from behind to beat Stoke 3-2.
Tottenham (16/1) climbed up to fourth with a 1-0 win over Hull and are now 11/8 to still be in the Champions League qualification places come the end of the season.
At the other end of the table, Sunderland remain odds-on for relegation despite their 2-1 victory on the Tyne-Wear derby, with Gus Poyet currently 6/5 to lead the Black Cats to safety.
Sky Bet Football Trader Chris Spicer said: “We’re still somewhat unconvinced by the Black Cats’ survival chances especially with creditable performances Cardiff and Hull over the weekend.
“However, it’s all change at the top with another defensive error in Vincent Kompany’s absence costing City a point and their status as title favourites.”
skybet.com

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