20th Feb 2013 | Football

Galatasaray v Schalke: Odds and Analysis

Huntelaar: A doubt

The Germans are in freefall as a change of coach has done little to help up till now.


To win home leg: 5/4 StanJames
To progress: 11/8 Coral
To win Champions League: 150/1 Bluesquare

Group Stages: W3 D1 L2 Pts 10
Current Super Lig position: 1st
League form: WWDWLD

Verdict: Made a dreadful start to the group stages, losing match-days 1 & 2, but recovered in fine style by winning their final 3 fixtures to edge out Cluj on head-to-heads after both ended on 10 pts. They top the Turkish Super Lig by 6 points and the club pulled off a double coup in January by securing the services of both Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder.


To win away leg: 13/5 Bet365
To progress: 4/6 Bet365
To win Champions League: 80/1 Boylesports

Group Stages: W3 D3 L0 Pts 12
Current Bundesliga position: 9th
League Form: DLLDWL

Verdict: Nobody in the last 16 is on worse form after a dismal run of just 1 win in 14 matches. The wheels have come off spectacularly for Schalke who sacked coach Huub Stevens in December; new boss Jens Keller is now on a 4-game winless run himself as the slide down the Bundesliga continues. The steady progress through the group stages seems a long time ago now when the highlight was a 2-0 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates.

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Schalke to win Champions League 80/1 with Boylesports
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 00:22 20th Feb, 2013 but subject to change

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