What are predictions of the forthcoming match of France and Iceland? How did these teams play in the previous games? Read the article to learn the latest news and rates of bookmakers.
On July 2 2016, the last quarterfinal duel of Euro 2016 will take place. Owners of superiority – France and the main sensation – the national team of Iceland will meet in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis at the well-known stadium of Herds de Franсe. Whether the Icelandic fairytale will end or one more loud sensation will take place?
Having surely occupied the first place in their group, the national team of France played 1/8 of final against team of Ireland. In this meeting, French have a little frayed nerves to the fans, having achieved a strong-willed victory. Already on the first minutes of football match, owners of superiority have violated rules in the penalty area and Irish, having realized a penalty, ran forward. This advantage has held on all first time and 13 minutes of the second. And here star hour of Antoine Griezmann has come, who, having scored two goals, has rescued the command from a shame. Exactly thanks to this talented player of the Madrid Atletico France has appeared in quarter finals of the Championship of Europe.
In total in asset of Griezmann on this tournament, there are three goals for the national team and he is one of the main applicants for a rank of the best goal-scorer of UEFA.
The national team of Iceland doesn't cease to strike with results. Being outsider initially, the team could leave group, having beaten the national team of Austria in the last match. Besides, football players from the far island could pass also the first stage of the playoffs. They played in 1/8 of final against the national team of England, which was an obvious favorite in this opposition and one of the main applicants for a title in total. The first goal was scored by British, having made it on the 4th minute. But it hasn't discouraged 'Vikings' who by 18th minute of duel haven't just made the score equal, but left forward. In a result, a victory of Icelanders is 2:1, and Hodgson's wards go home. In total on this tournament, the Icelandic national team was noted by six goals. Different players were their authors, and danger can proceed from any representative of this collective.
Iceland – France
These two national teams met in the 21st century only one time. It was in 2012. Then during preparation for Euro 2012, in a friendly match French were stronger with the score 3:2.
Rates on match France – Iceland
The obvious favorite, in opinion of bookmakers at this meeting, is the national team of France. Bookmaker office Winline suggests to put on a victory of owners of superiority with coefficient 1.36, as they give 10.00 on the scheduled victory of Icelanders. If you put on a neutral outcome, and the forecast will come true, your rate will increase by 4.50 times. The most probable versions of the score in this game are considered 1:0 in advantage of French (5.50) and 2:0 (6.00). More than 2 goals aren't expected at this meeting, judging by the quotation 1.70 against 2.05 on an opposite outcome.
'The favorite is obvious in this meeting, and these are French. But in the previous duel there was small group of people who believed that the national team of Iceland will pass British. Of course, on structure owners of superiority in times are stronger than the opponent who has never played at such high level earlier. Undoubtedly, French will have the dominating advantage, which Icelanders will give them and will begin to play the second number. This tournament Icelanders score in each match, independent of the rival's level. I think that at the forthcoming meeting they won't leave the field without goal. But nobody doubts that French will score too. 'Vikings' will probably lose, but will do it quite adequately' – one of bookmakers said.
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