Thursday, May 23, 2019

AC Milan 4/9 to beat AEK Athens in Thursday’s Europa League battle

Competition: Europa League

Market: AC Milan to beat Aek Athens

Odds: 4/9 @ Bet365

The Europa League is back this Thursday as every team battles it out for a place in the knock-out stages of the competition. With every side knowing that a place in the Champions League awaits the winner of the competition, gone are the days in which Thursday night games would be treated as a hindrance. One side that is looking to return the Champions League and their glory days are AC Milan, and they take on AEK Athens.

AC Milan have enjoyed a perfect start to their Europa League campaign this season. Two wins from two and eight goals scored is a very good return so far, and they find themselves two points clear of their next opponents. A win over Athens would stretch their lead to five points on second-place and would almost assure them of their place in the next round of the competition.

AEK Athens of the other hand have not enjoyed a perfect start, but it has been a promising one. One win and one draw from their opening two games has given them four points, and they are two behind their next opponents AC Milan and three clear of Austria Vienna in third. While it is a big ask for them to go to Italy and Beat Milan, AEK Athens will fancy their chances of beating Austria Vienna and HNK Rijeka, thus booking their spot in the next round. With home advantage on their side, Bet 365 are giving AC Milan odds of 4/9 to beat AEK Athens.

Bet: AC Milan to beat AEK Athens in Thursday’s Europa League match: 4/9 @ Bet365>>


Benjamin Darvill

Ben is an English and creative writing graduate that is now working his way up in the world of sports journalism. Having been writing for the last four years, Ben has written for a number of websites specialising in sport, with football a particular passion. He is a long-suffering England fan and eternal optimist when it comes to the Three Lions.



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