Champions League Final Betting Online[ 13.12.16 ]
UEFA Champions League is the most popular football club competition in Europe and may be all around the world. That’s why Champions League betting is considered as normal attribute of the tournament. Odds on different matches are posted by bookmakers starting from June and in May soccer fans are enjoying final.
In UEFA CL take part clubs nearly from every European country, may be with the exception of some small ones. So you may choose Champions League odds from large variety of bookmakers. Normally this tournament has several qualification rounds which are played in summer and then the main group round begins. And of course Champions League betting is possible on every stage.
But the most interesting part of this competition begins in the middle of February and lasts till the beginning of May when the strongest clubs are divided into pairs in play-offs: Round of 16, quarterfinals, semifinals. That’s all are accompanied by bets, which in the end is completed by Champions League final odds.
It is the well-known fact that UEFA CL replaced European Champion Clubs' Cup which had been run since 1955. Firstly group stage was added to the competition. However ten years later European football authorities allowed playing not country champion but runners-ups as well. Right now strongest national leagues have a possibility to provide up to four teams for the competition and from the 2015-16 season may provide up to five teams as UEFA Europa League winner gets the pass to UEFA CL. Obviously such decision widens soccer odds Champions League possibilities.
How to bet
Normally every bookmaker provides online and offline Champions League bets. Among all markets gamblers may be interested in Champions League odds outright. It is clear that before each stage of the tournament started bookmakers evaluate the possibility of winning the trophy for every club. And stage by stage this wide-list becomes shorter. And finally before final there are two clubs in short-list but odds are much lower than they was in summer-autumn period.
Alongside fixed soccer odds there are online bets. Bookmakers offer an incredible number of markets on football matches of the tournament which allow during the game to catch very competitive odds, for example, when an outsider is suddenly leading.
Real Madrid is the most successful club in the competition's history having won the tournament 11 times, including its first five seasons. Spanish clubs have accumulated the highest number of victories (16 wins), followed by England and Italy (12 wins apiece). The competition has been won by 22 different clubs, 12 of which have won it more than once. Since the tournament changed name and structure in 1992, no club has managed consecutive wins; Milan were the last holders to successfully defend their title, in the 1989–90 season.
The UEFA CL anthem, officially titled simply as "Champions League", was written by Tony Britten, and is an adaptation of George Frideric Handel's Zadok the Priest (one of his Coronation Anthems). The anthem has never been released commercially in its original version. All-time top scorers list is headed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi that are near 100 goals milestone. No one from acting players has no more than 50 accurate strikes.