Who will win Euro 2021?
24 teams will be competing in Euro 2021 across 51 matches, but who will be lifting the trophy at the end of it all? Right now, it is one of the most open tournaments in recent years and any one of half a dozen countries could win the prize. So, as we launch our Euro 2021 Football Predictor, let’s take a closer look at the winning chances and what could affect them along the way.
The draw for the finals of Euro 2021 was made in Bucharest on 30th November and gave England what appears to be an easy ride through the group stage. In group D they will face Croatia on 14th June, a play-off team, possibly Scotland, on the 19th June and Czech Republic on 23rd June. Others have not been so lucky, with defending champions, France drawn with Germany and Portugal in Group F, meaning we are sure to lose one of the biggest sides in the tournament before the knockout stage. Elsewhere, Wales have been drawn in group A and will have to beat Italy or Turkey to qualify.
In previous years, there has been home advantage for just one or two teams, but with Euro 2021 spread across Europe, several teams will enjoy the roar of their own supporters. England will play all of their group games at Wembley, while Germany will play all their group games in Munich. Similarly, the Netherlands play all their group games in Amsterdam, Denmark are at home in Copenhagen, Spain in Bilbao and Italy all play their group games in Rome. England do have the added advantage that both the semi-finals and the final are to be played at Wembley, meaning that they could go all the way with just two away games in the round of 16 and the quarter finals.
What do the bookies say?
Almost all of the British bookmakers have England as favourites at between 4/1 and 5/1. The only exception is 888.com who have England at 11/2 and France at 7/2. Elesewhere, current holders, France, are second favourites at between 5/1 and 13/2, with Belgium also around the same odds. Spain and Germany are further down the betting at around 8/1 or 9/1 with Portugal not rated at all with odds as high as 20/1. Welsh fans can find 100/1 widely available, while the Scottish faithful can back their boys at a whopping 750/1.
Anything can happen
Of course, these odds only reflect what is likely to happen, and as we know, it is the unlikely results that really set these tournaments alight. That’s what makes the Euro 2021 Football Predictor so much fun, because for all the results that go to form, there will always be unexpected scores that upset the odds and get the crowds behind an underdog. Pick one of these wildcards and you’ll give your own chances of winning a serious boost.
Wide open tournament
With no less than eight teams at less than 10/1, and no team shorter than 4/1, the European Championship has never been more open and literally any of these teams could win. Which makes it the best time to take part in the Euro 2021 Football Predictor, because there are so many possibilities that everyone will have a different opinion. To find out more about setting up the Euro 2021 Football Predictor for your colleagues, clients or customers, check out our website or talk to our friendly team today.
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