Atletico as short as 8/1

  • By: Andy Schooler
  • Last Updated: March 12 2014, 19:47 GMT

Atletico Madrid are as short as 8/1 for the Champions League after sweeping past AC Milan and into the quarter-finals.

Atletico Madrid: Destroyed AC Milan in the last 16
Atletico Madrid: Destroyed AC Milan in the last 16

Atletico, tipped at 40/1 by our Ben Linfoot in September's ante-post preview, beat Milan 4-1 in Spain on Tuesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory.

Stan James offer just 8/1 now, making them fourth favourites to lift the trophy in Lisbon in May. bwin are prepared to give you 14/1 but they bet win-only. You can get the at 12s if you want an each-way bet.

Favourites Bayern Munich completed their expected victory over Arsenal, drawing 1-1 in Germany to win 3-1 on aggregate.

They hardened in the market in places although many firms left them at the top price of 2/1 having trimmed them following their victory at the Emirates three weeks ago.

Real Madrid, 6-1 up on Schalke after the first leg of their last-16 tie, are general 4/1 shots, while Barcelona can be backed at 17/4 (bwin) ahead of Wednesday's second leg against Manchester City. They lead 2-0 from the first game in England.

Chelsea look the only English side capable of winning the competition at present. They are out at 14/1 to regain the trophy they won in 2012.

  • Posted at 2220 GMT on 11/03/2014.