Tag: EURO 2016

Italy v Spain match review

In what was dubbed one of the biggest games in the tournament so far, Italy beat Spain 2-0 to knock the holders out of the competition. Thanks to a brilliant performance from the Italians. Chiellini (33), Pellè (90+1) This is how the teams lined up Italy (3-5-2) Buffon, Chiellini, Bonucci, Barzagli, De Sciglio, Giaccherini, De Rossi, […]

France v Romania match review

In the tournament’s opening game we saw late drama as hosts France had to wait 89 minutes for the game winner, scored by West Ham man – Dmitri Payet. France   2-1    Romania Giroud (57′)    Stancu (64′ Pen) Payet (89′) So the European Championships 2016 officially kicked off last night, as France beat Romania 2-1 […]

Euro 2016 – Group F Preview

Group F is there for the taking for Ronaldo’s Portugal but can David Alaba’s Austria cause the upset. Iceland are the hipsters choice and Hungary could just be there to make up the numbers. Portugal Qualifying record: 7 wins, 1 loss. Top scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (5) Projected top performer: Renato Sanches  – The obvious answer would […]

Euro 2016 – Group E preview

Two of the top-6 favourites for this event are in this Group E, Belgium and Italy. Sweden and Republic of Ireland are the other two that complete a very competitive group. Belgium are slight favourites ahead of Italy to win the group, but you would expect them both to qualify, whilst Sweden and Republic of […]