Champions League Football Betting Tips: Group F

Updated: October 25, 2013

The battle inside the Group of Death becomes more intense as clubs vie for their survival and entry into the next phase of the tournament.


Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal

Borussia Dortmund’s victory over Arsenal spread like fire. The seemingly over confident camp of Arsene Wenger was reminded of the rough roads that lie ahead in the Champions League.

Dortmund had a slow start in the tournament. Their first encounter against Napoli ended in a draw and forced Jurgen Klopp to watch the succeeding matches from the sidelined. Nevertheless, the loss was nothing but temporary as they clinched a notable victory against Marseille and just recently, over Arsenal.


In Bundesliga, Dortmund’s form is close to being perfect. Trailing table leaders, Bayern Munchen by just a notch, BVB comfortably sits at the 2nd spot. They may have experience their first loss to Borussia Monchengladbach, yet, this barely affected their performance as the stunning triumph over Arsenal left the latter in total awe.

As for the Gunner’s side, to describe their past performance as disappointing was an understatement. They have been topping their group, only to end up settling for the 2nd spot. While there strength in the Premier League cannot be questioned, Wenger has to remind himself and his boys of the tenacity of the Champions League. Last season, they almost made it to the semi-finals if not for their poor aggregate scores.


Online bookie prediction: Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Arsenal


Napoli and Marseille

Napoli remains a top contender in Group E when it edged past Marseille. The club shares the same number of points with Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal. The only thing that separates and therefore, determine the hierarchy of the 3  is their goal difference.


Back into Serie A, the Partenopei just had its first taste of defeat when it met Roma. Nevertheless, the loss keeps them on the 2nd spot. The club envisions to extend their winning streak until the next Champions League faceoff.

In the meantime, Marseille is the only club, which struggles in the group The French outfit has yet to score their first victory in the tournament. Given their performance in their last 3 matches, one can only imagine the club’s early exit.


Online bookie prediction: Napoli 2-1 Marseille


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