Getting out of the group stages to the knockout is the first and foremost challenge for the team. As the tournament heats up, let’s look into the group in details
|TEAMS||FIFA RANKING||METHOD OF QUALIFICATION||QUALIFYING RECORDS|
|Italy||7||Group J Winner||Group J record: [P-10 W-10 D-0 L-0 ]|
|Switzerland||13||Group D Winner||Group D record: [P-8 W-5 D-2 L-1 ]|
|Turkey||29||Group H Runner Up||Group H record:[P-10 W-7 D-2 L-1 ]|
|Wales||17||Group E Runner Up||Group E record: [P-8 W-4 D-2 L-2]|
Italy: Having qualified as Group J winners, Italy has won all of their qualifying matches, scoring 37 goals and conceding just 4. Their defense has been rock solid throughout this competition and we can expect the same in this tournament.
Coach : Roberto Mancini
Players to watch: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Marco Verratti, Andrea Belotti
Switzerland: Switzerland qualified for the Euros as Group D winners, Winning 5 games, two draws and losing just one . They have shown their attacking powerhouse by scoring 19 goals and conceding just 6. With the mixture of young talent and experience, we can surely expect Switzerland to cause a few upsets throughout the tournament.
Coach: Vladimir Petković
Players to watch: Granit Xhaka, Bree Embolo
Turkey: Turkey secured their place in the Euros as Group H runner up losing to France in the top spot. On the way, they have won 7 of their qualifying matches, scoring 18 goals and conceding 3 on the process. Their key player is Burak Yılmaz, who has managed a goal for Turkey in every two games and is coming from the goal scoring form for the Euros.
Coach: Şenol Güneş
Players To Watch: Burak Yılmaz, Ozan Tufan, Cenk Tosun
Wales: The performance of Wales in Euro 2020 is still fresh, when the young wales side marched on to semifinals losing to champions Portugal but winning the heart of many neutrals. Though they have managed to sneak into the final 24 spots for this edition of Euros, they are fully capable of causing an upset in this tournament.
Coach: Robert Page
Players to watch: Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Ethan Ampadu
So folks, who do you think will qualify for the next round from this group? Please don’t forget to drop your comments.