Pep Guardiola’s side came back from a goal down to see off their German opponents and lead Barcelona – who beat Spurs 4-2 – in the outright betting
A late winner from David Silva gave Manchester City victory at Hoffenheim and kept them as outright favourites to win the Champions League.
bet365 make City 9/2 (4.50) to lift the trophy at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid next May despite only taking three points from their opening two matches.
Whilst a 1-1 draw at Hoffenheim would not have been a disaster as such for Pep Guardiola’s men, it would have left them in a precarious position and certainly behind Barcelona in the outright market.
Lionel Messi inspired Barca to a 4-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur and the Catalans are 5/1 (6.0) to claim their sixth Champions League title and break the hold of El Clasico rivals Real Madrid.
Available at 6/1 (7.0) are Juventus, who have eased to six points despite only having Cristiano Ronaldo for 29 minutes due to his early red card against Valencia.
Next in the betting is Liverpool at 8/1 (9.0) and backers will be hoping they up their game after a toothless performance in a 1-0 loss at Napoli means they have work to do to ensure they even reach the knockouts.
A 1-1 draw at home to Ajax means Bayern Munich have slipped from 13/2 (7.50) down to 9/1 (10.0), whilst Paris Saint-Germain can also be backed at 9/1 (10.0) after their 6-1 mauling of Red Star Belgrade.
Current holders Real Madrid failed to score in the Champions League for the first time since April 2016 as they were stunned 1-0 by CSKA Moscow, prompting their odds to drop from 8/1 (9.0) to 10/1 (11.0).
Cross-city rivals Atletico are available at 12/1 (13.0) after taking maximum points from their opening two games, whilst Manchester United can be backed at a huge 40/1 (41.0) after an uninspiring stalemate with Valencia.