Not less interesting and who knows if not the most interesting in the second round will be the match between the Dutch and Germans. In their first match at Euro 2012 the Dutch have shown a very weak shape and were defeated by Danish team scoring 0-1. As you can see, the names don’t play and such stars as Robben or Van Persi weren’t able to cope with Danish squad, whose ranking standing is much lower. The Germans are traditionally in a good shape while playing in top rank tournaments. […]
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European championship favorite is Spain. Poland is among the group of teams that should gain promotion to the quarter-finals – said in Warsaw Joachim Loewthe, German national team coach. German coach – just like other coaches of the participants of the Euro 2012 – on Thursday took part in a two-day organizational workshops before the tournament in Poland and Ukraine. Similar meetings are held before all great events. In addition to the coaches there are also team managers, team doctors and security and transport officers. – Our minimal goal during […]
Sunderland v Southampton – Saturday 7th November Sunderland fans could be forgiven for having their blood pressure checked recently. After the highs of a 3-0 victory over arch rivals Newcastle, they shipped six goals to Everton in a mostly second half capitulation at the weekend. Sam Allardyce has openly stated that they must sort out their defensive frailties or they’ll be in it for “the long haul” over the coming months. Allardyce is a manager renowned for leading teams that are both organised and tough to break down, and he […]
Man Utd v Wolfsburg – Wednesday 30th September Man Utd are flourishing right now; top of the Premier League, Wayne Rooney looks to be getting back to his best, the England man is forming a promising relationship with Martial, and Depay has hit 4 goals since his arrival too. The goal in the 3-0 victory over Sunderland will do wonders for Rooney’s own confidence; the striker had previously gone 999 minutes goalless in the Premiership. Juan Mata has warned his teammates that they’ll need to be at their best to […]
Manchester United have been linked to a number of players so far during the 2014 summer transfer window. With Louis van Gaal officially starting his duties at Old Trafford this week, the Manchester United faithful have every reason to be confident going into the 2014-15 season off the back of good performance in the World Cup by the Netherlands. The Dutch coach took his side to the semi-finals, losing out on penalties to Argentina and finishing third after thumping Brazil in the playoff match. The team came home to a […]
Hardly anybody had expected that after the first match against Holland the Danes would have 3 points on their account. But they managed it! In duel with Oranje, the Olsen team’s defense played like during a concert; in consequence, they were rewarded by acquisition of complete set of points and their prospects to advance from their group are favorable. But can they really be sure of this? Let’s consider the next rival of Danish team, i.e. the squad of Portugal. They lost in turn their first match at Euro 2012 […]
Those who had expected a hit, must be disappointed. After a weak game in Donetsk the French achieved a draw against England scoring 1:1 and it is difficult to believe, that those teams will be able to reach the European championships semifinal. If somebody considered the French medal candidates, after the yesterday’s match he knows that he was wrong. The coach Laurent Blanc was right while asking after eliminations not to expect wonders from him. There were moments when his players didn’t seem to be a football team at all. […]
Bookmakers’ tips are inseparable element of every great sports event. Many people conform to them by nominating the tournament favorite and acting in accordance with the famous sentence: “the bookie always wins.” Others treat it as an opportunity to become rich: they bet on their favorites or look for “dark horses” of the tournament. So let’s check what the chances of individual national teams look like according to 6 renowned bookmakers: William Hill, Unibet, Expekt, Paddy Power and Bet-at-Home. All of them tip unanimously the Spaniards, the present world and […]
Fernando Santos claims that at Euro he would have the best defense from all teams participating in the tournament. The ill-considered statement of „Hellas” head coach has already caused a lot of confusion below the Acropolis. Fernando Santos blurted out that during Euro he would have at his disposal the best defense from all teams taking part in the tournament. Pictures with his silhouette immediately appeared on all colorful covers of the country’s largest magazines. Even the Greeks, who are considered to be excessively optimistic, didn’t believe in the declarations […]
Chelsea interim coach Roberto Di Matteo, whose side are 15/8 with bookmaker to lift the trophy, hopes that home advantage will add to the pressure on Bayern Munich in Saturday’s Champions League final.
The German giants are 4/5 to deny the Blues a first…