Group F

Group F is arguably the most open of the lot with Portugal topping the betting. Cristiano Ronaldo will want the opportunity to take his shirt off again and should get ample time to do so. Joao Moutinho and the combination of Danny and Nani means the Portuguese have a strong midfield but take away CR7 and Portugal could be in a touch of trouble. There could be value in backing Austria. They won their last nine games of qualifying including a 4-1 thumping of Sweden away from home. David Alaba and Marko Arnautovic are household names and with just four players form the 23 the wrong side of 30, Marcel Koller’s charges are dark horses for a quarter final appearance. They’ll have to get ahead of another debuting team: Iceland. While they are admittedly quite reliant on Gylfi Sigurdsson, the smallest country to ever qualify for the Euros only lost twice in qualifying. They like to leave it late, scoring 11 goals in the last 20 minutes of games since Euro 2012 but could their reliance on Sigurdsson come back to bite them? If you’re going by stats then Hungary probably shouldn’t be at the Euros. They finished third in Group F and then beat Norway in the playoffs despite losing on the possession, shot and corner count in both legs. Hungary were kings of the 1-0 in qualifying, winning three group and one playoff leg by the same score line. They’ll need luck again to get out of the group.

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