After a long long absence I have decided to post on here once again to make some predictions for Euro 2012.
Today the tournament kicks off in Warsaw with Poland v Greece and then later on it’s Russia v Greece in Wroclaw. Group A it seems will be very tight, lots of people are writing off Greece and the Czech Republic before a ball is kicked, but they both did well to qualify for this tournament, don’t count them out.
Onto today’s games:
POLAND v GREECE
I expect the hosts to kick off with a win, I think there will only be one goal in it. The Dortmund trio of Łukasz Piszczek, Jakub Błaszczykowski and Robert Lewandowski will be a handful but the one to watch from one is Ludovic Obraniak. The Bordeaux midfielder ended the season really well and I expect him to do well and play a huge part in Poland’s success
RESULT: POLAND 2 GREECE 1
RUSSIA v CZECH REPUBLIC
This will be another close game. Russia are the favourites and the Czechs are being labelled the worst team in the tournament, they will however again be tough to beat. Russia’s win over Italy makes them a dangerous threat. Andrei Arshavin, Romain Pavlyuchenko, Pavel Pogrebnyak and Alexandre Kerzhakov will take some stopping. Watch out for CSKA Moscow’s Alan Dzagoev, he really impressed me against Lille in the Champions League
RESULT: RUSSIA 2 CZECH REPUBLIC 0
I will reveal the bets I have made for the tournament after the first game.