Euro 2020

Euro 2020

Euro 2020 is now fast approaching with qualification in full swing. Portugal will be heading in as the defending champions, but it would be a shock were they to win again, and can be supported at around 16/1 at present. The current World champions France will be many people’s idea of the winners, and are the general 7/2 favourites at present. They will likely prove a popular selection amongst punters using offers at the Online casino UK, on the run up to the tournament. Here we cover the leading sides for the title at this early stage.




World Champions France have been drawn in qualifying Group H. This sees them face off against Turkey, Albania, Iceland, Andorra and Moldova. It would be a major shock were they to fail to top the group, before heading to next year’s competition as the team to beat. They have kicked off qualification with maximum points from the opening two fixtures, scoring eight goals and conceding just one, that includes a 4-0 victory over Iceland. They are two time European winners following victories in 1984 and 2000. They were also of course defeated in the final by Portugal back in 2016.



The second favourites for next year’s competition is England as they continue to climb to the head of world football. This includes there surprise progression to the semi-finals of the recent world cup in Russia. England have been drawn in qualifying Group A against Bulgaria, Kosovo, Montenegro and Czech Republic. They have also kicked off with maximum points from the opening two fixtures, and are looking one of the most exciting young sides in the world. This includes the recent 5-1 victory away at Montenegro. England have finished in 3rd twice in the competition, and will be hoping to improve on this in 2020. They are now around 5/1 in the outright market for the competition.



Next in the market at around 6/1 is Spain. They are three time European championship winners including successive titles in 2008 and 2012. They are always a force in major competition and have a number of exciting young talented players coming through. They have been drawn in Group F against Sweden, Malta, Romania, Norway and the Faroe Islands. They are another side to have kicked off taking maximum points and will be expected to top the group with the minimum of fuss.




Belgium have been drawn in Group I and will be many peoples idea of the winners as they have such an impressive and talented squad. They will be looking to continue to improve following the best ever finish at a World cup as they finished third in Russia. They are currently around 7/1 for the title and will be a major threat to any side. In qualifying they have been drawn against Russia, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Scotland and San Marino. They will be the overwhelming favourites to top the group, and it would be a major shock were they to fail to do so. They have kicked off qualifying with two victories, that includes a 2-0 success away at Cyprus.