Barcelona now favourites after Champions League heroics

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique and Sergi Roberto applaud after a diversion Reuters / Albert Gea Livepic

It was arguably a biggest quip in Champions League story and one that really few people saw coming, as punters shied divided from subsidy Barcelona to finish an unusual quip opposite Paris St Germain on Wednesday. Only 7 percent of pre-match wagers corroborated Barca to overturn their 4-0 first-leg deficit, according to William Hill, who had a Catalans during 33/1 to win a foe before to Wednesday’s unusual second leg.

With Barca scoring 3 times after a 88th notation to finish a 6-1 win on a night and 6-5 total feat over dual legs, many of those who gamble on a compare were left disappointed. Having drifted in play to 50/1 to validate for a quarter-finals, Barca are now favourites to lift a prize during 11/4.