Champions League semifinal draw
On Friday at UEFA HQ in Switzerland, the semifinal draw for the Champions League was made.
Liverpool picked up the tie everyone was hoping for as they drew AS Roma.
In the other semi, Real Madrid face German champions Bayern Munich in a clash of the titans.
Despite Roma’s comeback win over Barcelona in midweek, most believe the Giallorossi are the weakest team in the competition.
But Roma have been defying the odds this entire tournament. They topped a group with Atletico Madrid and Chelsea, while they’ve yet to concede a goal at the Stadio Olimpico in the Champions League.
Liverpool’s odds crash
Yet, regardless of that, Liverpool are now the second favourites to win the Champions League.
Jurgen Klopp’s side laid down a marker beating Man City 5-1 on aggregate in the quarterfinals.
Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane are the best attacking trio in the competition: can Roma really expect to keep them quiet over two legs?
The bookies have dropped Liverpool odds to 11/5 to win the competition.Champions League tip: Liverpool are 11/5 to win with Unibet
Real Madrid favourites
Real Madrid are still the favourites with the bookies to win this season’s Champions League.
Los Blancos have won the tournament for the past two seasons on the bounce. Indeed, they’ve won the UCL three times in four years.
Zinedine Zidane’s side are 21/10 to win the competition for a third straight season.
But considering their form in La Liga this year, would it really be a shock if they lost to Bayern Munich?Champions League tip: Real Madrid are 21/10 to win with Unibet
Bayern Munich & Roma
Many will argue that Bayern Munich are the value best with the bookies are the semifinal draw.
Bayern are priced at 23/10; they are third favourites.
The Bavarians have already wrapped up the Bundesliga title, meaning they can rest players and fully focus on the Champions League.
And what about Roma? How can anyone write them off after their amazing night against Barcelona.
At 7/1, Roma are incredible odds to win the Champions League.
UEFA Champions League odds
See the odds for the UEFA Champions League outright winner market below.