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EURO 2021 – A Brief Look Ahead

The European championships are fast approaching. Euro 2021 is one of the biggest events in the soccer calendar and is set to be watched by fans around the world and the US is no different.

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This has also already seen many EURO 2021 betting offers hitting the market, that includes up to 100 of bet credits on offer for new players signing up to Bet365. There is no doubting that this and many of the other sign-up bonuses will continue to be used on the run up and throughout this exciting event, with an open looking ante-post market.

Amazingly enough, it is England who sit as the outright favourites for the competition, despite never having won the European championships. England are also without a major trophy since back in 1966, when hosting and winning the World Cup, so there is no doubting it is overdue.


England have previously finished third at the European championships in both 1968 and 1996, so will be hoping to go two better this time around. They could only reach the round of 16 back in 2016 but will be expected to post a much better showing, as they appear much improved with a very exciting squad of players in form.

Also, England also reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2018, so this really could be the turning point and they will be expected to be challenging into the latter stages again.


Next in the betting are the current World champions and beaten finalists at the last European championships. This is of course France, who are another side who are also a major threat at elite competitions.

France produced another impressive qualification and will be looking to build on this further in just a few months’ time but will have a tough task, as they have been drawn in a very difficult group, against defending champions Portugal and Germany.

This sets up for a fascinating group, but France will be expected to progress through and will also be looking to win the competition for the third time, following victories in both 1984 and 2000.


The final side included and the general third favourites are Belgium, who are coming off the back of an impressive third placed finish at the World Cup in Russia. They have without a doubt one of the strongest squads and are going through their strongest period in their history, so will be hoping to cap this off with a major title.

Belgium are another side to have impressed in qualification, so also have a real change of winning. It sets up for a fascinating tournament, with many other sides also having a change of victory, in what is a very open tournament.

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