This summer is going to be really hot – England and Russia will meet together in a Euro 2016 tournament. Together with Wales and Slovakia, they were put into a Group B. England – Russia euro 2016 match will be held on June 11 at 8 PM. The event will take place in the Stade Velodrome in Marseille.
The excitement about this game is only rising up. The teams are training hard to overplay the opponents and get a step closer to the championship cup.
|22/05/16||England - Turkey||2-1|
|29/03/16||England - Netherlands||1-2|
|26/03/16||Germany - England||2-3|
|17/11/15||England - France||2-0|
|13/11/15||Spain - England||2-0|
|29/03/16||France - Russia||4-2|
|26/03/16||Russia - Lithuania||3-0|
|17/11/15||Russia - Croatia||1-3|
|12/10/15||Russia - Montenegro||2-0|
|13/11/15||Russia - Portugal||1-0|
Despite good past records of Russia in previous games, England is 60% likely to win in a Group B. Experts agree that it might be difficult for the team to move forward, they will still score more that Russia. Based on previous games, England is the strongest opponent that Russia should be afraid of.
According to the opinions of experts, it’s worth expecting the draw game between England and Russia. They have met four times in Euro Championships already and each side won twice. Thus, based on the score, it is the most likely to be a draw game. Both teams are equally strong to compete.
To win in a group B, England will have to take a maximum number of points from Russia. As the score is expected to be equal, England will still be a winner based on the points. The game is much-talked about recently and the teams will make it really spectacular, just like they did previously.
The first time England and Russia met was in 1958 when they were competing for FIFA World Cup in Gothenburg. The first game that year ended with the 1-0 victory of Russia (formed USSR), and the second game – with a 2-2 draw. In 1968, the teams met again at the UEFA European Championship held in Rome and ended with the 2-0 victory of England. However, in 1988 Russia showed much better result in a game against England and won 3-1 at the UEFA European Championship in Frankfurt am Main. The teams met again at UEFA Euro 2008 and played in Moscow where Russia won 2-1 and in later London with the victory of England 3-0. As we can see, the results of their previous meetings are very much diverse and they only keep the fans indecisive about England – Russia euro 2016 odds.
Since England won World Cup in 1966 when they played against West Germany with the result 4-2, the team has been trying hard to repeat past achievements. The best result they showed since then was their reaching the semi-finals of UEFA Championship in 1968 and 1996. Yet, they’re recently known for missed penalties and red cards in their games, especially against Germany. England is one of the oldest national football teams and their first international football match dates back to 1872. The team is currently coached by Roy Hodgson and its major goalkeeper is Joe Hart. Those who expect this team to win in a Group D, can find England euro 2016 bets right on our website.
The biggest football achievement of Russia so far is their appearance in a semifinal of UEFA European championship in 2008. The team was founded in 1912 and is currently coached by Leonid Slutsky. The leading goalkeeper is Igor Akinfeev. The top scorer is Aleksandr Kerzhakov. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the first match Russia played internationally was a game against Mexico in 1992 where they won 2-0.
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