After Champions League Loss to Dortmund, Inter Milan’s UCL Odds Plummet to 89-1

Romelu Lukaku was hoping for success when he left Mancester United for Inter Milan
Striker Romelu Lukaku has been frustrated during Inter Milan’s stuttering campaign in UCL and things look tough for the Italian side after their defeat by Borussia Dortmund in Group F. Photo from @Inter MilanOfficial(Twitter).
  • Conte’s side are third in Group F after four games
  • They have blown half-time leads against Barcelona and Dortmund
  • Paris Saint-Germain are the form team of the competition so far

Italian giants Internazionale of Milan have now been beaten twice in Champions League Group F and have been downgraded to a position as wide outsiders to win the trophy.

They blew a half-time 2-0 lead away against Borussia Dortmund to lose 3-2 on Matchday 4 on Tuesday and now sit third in the group with two fixtures remaining.

Barcelona are leaders with eight points ahead of Dortmund with seven and Inter with four – handing the Milanese club a daunting task to reach the knockout stages.

UCL 2019-20 Winner Odds

Team Odds
Manchester City +275
Liverpool +550
Paris Saint-Germain +600
Barcelona +700
Bayern Munich +800
Juventus +1000
Real Madrid +1400
Atletico Madrid +2000
Chelsea +3300
Tottenham Hotspur +3300
Inter Milan +10000

Odds taken Nov. 8. 

It means their average Champions League odds for winning the trophy have dropped from +4000 to a wide +8900, with a tough date at home against Barca in the final game which could seal the fate of Antonio Conte’s side.


Manchester City Rated as Favorites

Manchester City are the favorites with sportsbooks to win the competition at +275 despite their 1-1 draw in midweek away against Italian minnows Atalanta.

Liverpool follow them at +550, with Paris Saint-Germain at +600, Barcelona at +700, Bayern Munich at +800 and Juventus at +1000.

Inter’s domestic form under new coach Conte has been impressive in this campaign. After 11 games, they were in second place in Italy’s Serie A with nine wins, one draw and one defeat.

However, the manager has been complaining that his squad is not strong enough and that his best players are being overworked – suggesting the coach himself does not believe they can revive their fortunes in Europe.

Conte is a notoriously volatile character and his unsettlement so early into his tenure in his new job is disconcerting. Inter will not succeed while such a mood prevails.

They were handed one of the toughest group stage draws in the UCL and made a disappointing start when they drew 1-1 at home against the weakest side in the section, Slavia Prague.

They then lost 2-1 at Barcelona after leading at half-time – as they did in Dortmund last week.

Sole Victory Against Germans

Their only win came when they defeated Dortmund 2-0 at home on Matchday 3 before succumbing in Germany last week.

Dortmund face a tough trip to Barcelona on Matchday 5 which could allow Inter the opportunity to catch up.

But Conte’s side will be away on Matchday 5 against Prague, who earned a goalless draw at Camp Nou in Spain last week.

Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich have already booked their place in the last 16 knockout phase with two group fixtures remaining.

On current form, PSG look the best bet to end their long years of under-achievement in the competition after hitting 10 goals without reply in their four matches.

They are the only teams to have won all four fixtures so far.

On current form, PSG look the best bet to end their long years of under-achievement in the competition after hitting 10 goals without reply in their four matches.

Juventus, too, are already qualified for the next stage.

Inter recorded the last of their three triumphs in Europe’s premier club competition in 2010 under the command of Jose Mourinho. They won previously in 1964 and 1965.

Pick: Paris Saint-Germain (+600)

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