For football fans it’s like Christmas Eve, after a year-long wait, just one day to go until Euro 2020.
Sure the stadiums won’t be full and yes, we’ll need some luck that players avoid a dreaded positive test but with 51 matches ahead of us, featuring 24 teams, across 11 different countries we should be in for a brilliant four weeks.
France (9/2) will go off as favourites but there’s seldom been a major international tournament where so many nations have a fighting chance to carry off the silverware. Seven teams are priced from 9/2 to 8/1 at Bet365, making any kind of pre-tournament predictions very difficult.
Of course, the European Championships is a tournament that has thrown up it’s fair share of surprises – the most recent being Denmark’s win in 1992 and Greece’s surprise victory in 2004. The 24-team format arguably makes it more difficult…