Champions League, the winner already known?


By: Manu Tournoux

Who of the last eight teams still competing in the Champions League will win the trophy? A simulator has delivered its verdict.

Manchester City, PSG, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, FC Barcelona, ​​Bayern Munich, Atlético de Madrid and Arsenal, such is the list of the eight teams still entered this season at the stadium Champions League quarter-finals. While awaiting the continuation of events, a simulator has been developed to try to guess which of these last candidates for the European coronation will lift the mythical “big ears cup”. The answer came.

According to this famous simulator signed Opta, it is without much surprise Manchester City who could be crowned for a second consecutive time. The team coached by Pep Guardiola has a 29.46% chance of winning in the final which will be played on June 1 at Wembley. Far behind, Paris Saint-Germain comes second, with a 16.15% chance of winning the C1 for the first time in its history.

Possible surprise

The gap then narrows, with Real Madrid (3rd – 13.06%), followed by Arsenal (4th – 10.92%) and Bayern Munich (5th – 9.39%). Surprisingly, Borussia Dortmund (6th- 7.86%) is better ranked than FC Barcelona (7th- 7.11%) and Atlético de Madrid (8th- 6.05%), which brings up the rear of this ranking of potential winners. The fact remains that all this remains very abstract and there may be surprises in store.

From its unfortunate experiences in recent years, PSG knows that being announced as favorite is not necessarily synonymous with assured victory. Dominant as they are, Manchester City are also well aware that retaining a Champions League title is not something that many teams have achieved and that they will surely have to fight fiercely to achieve it. Real Madrid do not forget that they have the ability to surprise everyone when they least expect it. As for the other teams, they will sell their skin dearly and have not said their last word. Just to make the statistics lie.

Leave a Comment