Europa League semifinal draw
A few weeks ago the semifinal draw for the Europa League was made.
Arsenal have been drawn against Atletico Madrid.
It’s undoubtedly the hardest draw draw Arsenal could have got.
In the other half of the draw, Marseille pulled Salzburg.
The first legs of the Europa League semifinals are on Thursday April 26 with the return games the following week on Thursday May 3.
The Europa League final will be played in Lyon on Wednesday May 16.
Arsenal’s odds crash, Atletico Madrid favourites
Following the draw the bookies have repriced the odds for the winner of the Europa League.
Arsenal are now the second favourites to win the competition.
The Gunners are priced at 11/4 to win a first European trophy for manager Arsene Wenger.Europa League tip: Arsenal are 11/4 to win with Unibet
Interestingly, the bookies have Atletico Madrid as their odds-on favourites for the UEL trophy.
The Rojiblancos are 11/10 to win the competition.Europa League tip: Atletico Madrid are 11/10 to win with Unibet
Marseille & Salzburg offer huge value
Considering that one of Marseille or Salzburg will definitely be in the Europa League final, there’s huge value in backing either side to win the trophy.
Marseille are the third favourites for the crown, as the Ligue 1 side are priced at 4/1 to win the Europa League.
OM beat German side RB Leipzig 5-2 at home in their quarterfinal tie.
Austrian outfit Salzburg are the outsiders to win the trophy, valued at 13/2 by the bookies.
Salzburg have reached the final four after beating Lazio 4-1 in their quarterfinal second leg.
UEFA Europa League odds
See the odds for the UEFA Europa League outright winner market below.