Football groups of Euro 2012 - level 3, A11
Ireland has qualified for the European Championship after long 24 years and their group is not the easy one. Just look at the names. Spain, Croatia and Italy are among 10 best teams on the planet. Spain is number one, Croatia number 8, Italy number 9. It is going to be a very tough group for Ireland.
The Czech Republic has the easiest group with Poland, Russia and Greece. Everybody in this group has a chance to win this group. There is no big name in this group. However, Russia can be the biggest favourite there.
Let’s have a look at Group B. Oh, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal and Denmark. The matches in this group will be fantastic. Everybody must be looking forward to seeing these football giants facing each other. Who will win this group? It is hard to say.
And the last one, France, England, Sweden and Ukraine are going to compete in Group D. Ukraine is the weakest team, but they will play at home so they have a chance to beat anybody. England is probably going to win this one. The question is what will happen next. They weren’t very successful at big tournaments in quarter-finals and have not won anything for a long time.
The biggest favourite is Spain, the best team in the world.
You can see the qualifying match between Portugal and Bosnia-Herzegovina in the video.
Written by Danny for News in Levels
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