What are predictions of fans about euro 2016 teams? What does England should expect in the forthcoming games? Read the article to learn the most popular opinions.
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‘Game in Lance will be the main event of Euro 2016. Wales and England can become winners’ — such heading for his material about draw was chosen by observer of the English newspaper The Guardian.
'The match of England with Wales will become the basic in group in attention of fans and journalists, but the main thing is that both teams can be happy with draw results. Slovakia has beaten Spain in the selection group, but has lost to Belarus. Russian Capella had to be dismissed in July. For England it is even good that it has got serious competitor. We remember World Cup 2010 when one of newspapers after draw appeared with the heading E-A-S-Y (easily), meaning England, Algeria, Slovenia and Yankee. But with what everything has ended, we remember too’.
England is ready — said The Telegraph. The observer acquaints its readers with rivals of English national team in group, paying special attention to the forward of Russian national team.
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Such draw is enormous luck for Roy Hodgson. He had an excellent opportunity to get rid of fails pursuing him after shameful World Cup in Brazil and to restore the lost belief of the nation in successful performance of the national team on large tournaments. It is necessary to begin with Russia, the owner of the 2018 World Cup. This is the team, which had problems in the selection stage of Euro-2016, before they haven't dismissed Capella. As soon as the Italian has been dismissed, Russians have won all matches and left from the second place under the leadership of Leonid Slutsky. Nevertheless, England was lucky that it has avoided a heavy revenge with Italy, and also meetings with very dangerous teams of Croatia and Austria, which could complicate an exit in 1/8.
The Welsh newspaper Wales on Sunday, probably, following the example of English colleagues, also keeps optimism: 'Fans have met draw results with enthusiasm, and they can be understood. Slovakia, despite decent game at a selection stage, looks team, which is quite on forces for us. The same concerns Russia. Austria would be much more dangerous rival from the second euro 2016 groups’.