Champions League Betting: Newcastle and Tottenham left behind Chelsea
|Written by Matt Stevens|
|Wednesday, 02 May 2012 21:57|
Newcastle and Tottenham left behind Chelsea in the struggle to qualify for the Champions League today after two soccer betting games that had been deferred from April on which Newcastle won 2-0 at Chelsea and Spurs 'thrashed 4-1 at Bolton.
Tottenham and Newcastle are tied on points, but the first are fourth thanks to a clear goal difference (+14). Both are just a third-placed Arsenal.
In contrast, Chelsea are four points behind Tottenham and Newcastle, which seems out of the race to qualify for the Champions League next betting season and seems doomed to have to win the European title in the final on May 19 before the Bayern Munich, if you want to be next season in the top flight European football.
If not, the team of Roberto Di Matteo will have to make surprise except the Europa League betting, a lower target for a club with aspirations theoretically higher.
Newcastle won at Stamford Bridge thanks to two superb goals from Senegalese Papiss Cisse, who got the first with a shot from 25 meters on 19 minutes and the second half with an amazing volley from the edge of the area, one of the many more beautiful of the season.
Since arriving in January, Cissé has clocked up 13 goals and scoring success was key to win a Chelsea dominated, but without creating clear chances, but one missed by Frenchman Florent Malouda (38).
Newcastle will play on Sunday against Manchester City, English Championship new leader , which will attract everyone's attention because it is in play at the same time the title fight and the race for qualification for the Champions League '.
- Games that had been deferred from the 34th day:
Liverpool - Fulham 0 - 1
Stoke City - Everton 1 - 1
Chelsea - Newcastle 0 - 2
Bolton - Tottenham 1 - 4