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Take advantage of two tasty Champions League matchday specials

Want to make some midweek money betting on some Champions League action? Coral can oblige by offering two matchday specials on Premier League representatives Chelsea and Manchester City, with maximum stakes of £20.

Tasty odds of 9/2 say Manuel Pellegrini’s men can win in Rome and both teams score. On their last away trip to Sunderland, City managed this feat, and they have beaten three of their last five opponents with the two sides finding the target, including a defeat of Bayern Munich in this competition.

Silky Spain playmaker David Silva and Bosnia frontman Edin Dzeko have both returned to fitness with perfect timing. The former can furnish the latter with chances in the Stadio Olimpico.

City have already succumbed to evergreen Italian master and Roma icon Francesco Totti in the reverse fixture, so will have to be on guard to his threat. Supported by Serbia forward Adem Ljajic, ex-Arsenal attacker Gervinho and Dzeko’s Bosnia international temmate Miralem Pjanic, Rudi Garcia’s hosts have plenty in hand to get on the scoresheet.

That tasty Coral offer means a £20 stake can become £110, meaning £90 pure profit. Even more conservative punters can turn a tenner into £55.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are splendid value at 9/4 to win by two goals or more against a Sporting Lisbon side they have already beaten.

Jose Mourinho’s men have recorded that victorious margin or better in three of their last five outings. The Blues put five past Schalke in their last Champions League encounter.

Ivorian frontman Didier Drogba has three goals in last four appearances for Chelsea, so he’s still got the scoring touch. Back up by European stars Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard, he and fellow forward Diego Costa and Loic Remy will not be lacking supply.

Wagering the full £20 on the Blues battering Lisbon could result in a return of £65, of which £45 is profit. Again, even if punters just risk a tenner on this sensational special, it can become over £33.