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Who Are the Sleeper Threats in Euro 2020 Betting?

by Staff Writer
07 Jun 2021 at 22:16hrs | Views
With Marvelous Nakamba's Aston Villa teammates Tyrone Mings and Jack Grealish announced as part of Gareth Southgate's England squad, things are taking shape for the Three Lions. Bookies have tipped England as favorites to win this summer's tournament, but who are some potential winners worth backing further down the odds?

Germany

Once a titan of world football, Germany has slipped down the rankings since their disastrous group-stage exit from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They sit back at 8/1 in the latest Euro 2020 odds, unfamiliar territory for a dominant team that has four World Cups to its name. Still, they can deploy a number of in-form players, especially Manchester City star İlkay Gündoğan and Real Madrid's midfield bastion Toni Kroos.

With Joachim Löw announcing this will be his last tournament in charge of Die Mannschaft, this is his last chance to make his impact on German footballing history. Despite saying he would not select them again in 2019, Löw named veterans Thomas Müller and Mats Hummels as he looks to hand the reins over to new coach Hansi Flick with a final tournament win. Up front, all eyes will be on Timo Werner after an uneven first campaign for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Denmark
Under Kasper Hjulmand's oversight, Denmark has quietly built one of their most promising teams in years. A sturdy defense is led by newly-minted FA Cup winner Kasper Schmeichel and Champions League winner Andreas Christensen, while Inter Milan's Christian Eriksen pulls the strings in midfield.

Their biggest question mark is up front, where the Danes hope young Jonas Wind of FC Copenhagen can be their main goalscorer for the next decade. With the likes of Eriksen, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, and Yussuf Poulsen playing behind him, Wind has a chance to be a surprise package this summer. Denmark sit 25/1 to win the tournament with bookmakers, with a strong chance of progressing behind Belgium in Group B ahead of Finland and Russia.

Poland



Any team with Robert Lewandowski has the potential to score goals. The Bayern Munich frontman broke the Bundesliga record for goals in a single season with 41 this campaign, cementing his status as the best striker in world football. His odds to win the Golden Boot at Euro 2020 are as loose as 25/1, with analysts wondering if Lewandowski will receive the same service from his national teammates as he does from Bayern's squad of superstars.

With odds of 66/1 to win the tournament, Poland represents the same kind of sleeper value Greece offered shortly before their win at Euro 2004. In Group E with Spain, Sweden, and Slovakia, it will fall to players like Mateusz Klich, Piotr Zieliński, and Grzegorz Krychowiak to provide Lewandowski with the chances he needs. If they keep the UEFA Player of the Year well-supplied, there's no limit on Poland's potential this year.

The European Championships begin on June 11, concluding with the final at Wembley Stadium on July 11, 2021.



Source - Byo24News

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