Money Back if England wilt in World Cup opener against Italy
There is no doubt England fans will be full of nerves ahead of Saturday’s crunch World Cup clash with Italy but thanks to Ladbrokes’ latest Money Back offer there’s no need to fret!
Place any First Goalscorer, Scorecast or Correct Score bet with the bookmaker and if Roy Hodgson’s men ruin your Saturday night and lose in Manaus, the bookmaker will refund all losing stakes on those markets as a free bet.*
While England’s chances of success in Brazil have been downplayed so far when we get to the crunch in Manaus the “England Expects” brigade are sure to be out in force.
And if you’re a patriotic punter then the 21/10 about a Group D triumph for Roy’s Boys is sure to tempt, with the Italians 6/4 favourites for victory and the draw priced at 5/1.
Wayne Rooney has been on the receiving end of his fair share of criticism in recent weeks but on form the Manchester United man is still one of the best players at Roy Hodgson’s disposal.
If England are to have any joy against Cesare Prandelli’s side it could come through Rooney, who is 6/1 to score first in Manaus.
The Three Lions did enjoy some success against the Italians after Euro 2012 in a 2-1 friendly victory in Switzerland and a repeat scoreline is available at odds of 11/1 but should England come unstuck the money back offer gets activated.
Can Andrea Pirlo produce another majestic midfield performance against the Three Lions?
For the Italians, Mario Balotelli will also be determined to get one over former Manchester City teammates Joe Hart and James Milner with the AC Milan star 5/1 to score the first goal.
There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the Italian striker’s future with reports suggesting a move back to England is on the cards and there would be no better way to impress potential suitors than with a goal, available at odds of 6/4.
Should Balo fail to be the one who breaks the deadlock in a win for the Azzurri then Ladbrokes customers can at least console themselves thanks to the bookmaker’s latest offering.
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.
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