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|
|Denmark||10||Group D Runner Up||Group D record: [P-8 W-4 D-4 L-0 ]|
|Finland||54||Group J Runner Up||Group D record: [P-10 W-6 D-0 L-4 ]|
|Belgium||1||Group I Winner||Group I record:[P-10 W-10 D-0 L-0 ]|
|Russia||38||Group I Runner Up||Group I record: [P-10 W-8 D-0 L-2]|
Denmark: Denmark has been impressive all the road to qualification for the Euros scoring 23 goals and Conceding only 6 goals. They have won 4 and drawn 4 games and haven’t tasted the defeat in qualifying rounds. Their inform creative midfielder Christian Eriksen is one of top attacking mid fielder in the world has scored 5 goals in the tournament and is expected to continue his top form for the country.
Coach: Kasper Hjulmand
Players to Watch: Andreas Skov Olsen, Christian Eriksen
Finland: Qualifying for the Euros, Finland is the underdog in the competition. Scoring 16 goals and conceding 10 goals, they have failed to draw any games, winning 6 and losing 4 games on the road. There were plenty of drama in the qualification round for Finland and has ability to upset the big guns in the group.
Coach: Markku Kanerva
Players to watch: Teemu Pukki, Fredrik Jensen
Belgium: Going into the tournament, Belgium are the hot favorites for the crown. They have scored jaw dropping 40 goals in the competition conceding just 3 goals. Their rock solid defense and fearsome attack may be too hot enough to handle for the opposition.
Coach: Roberto Martínez
Players to watch: Kevin De Bruyne, Romeo Lukaku, Youri Tielemans
Russia: Though Russia finished the group I as a runner up in the qualifiers, they have had a solid campaign. They scored 33 goals in the qualifiers showing their attacking display and conceding 8 goals during the process. As one of the hosts, they will prove strong competitors and are favourites to qualify from the group.
Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov
Players to watch: Artem Dzyuba, Aleksandr Sobolev
So folks, who do you think will qualify for the next round from this group? Please don’t forget to drop your comments