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Originally posted by ShamtheRam ShamtheRam wrote:

Italy vs Wales could turn out to be the game neither team wants to win. 2nd Group A plays 2nd in Group B so one of Finland, Russia or Denmark. Goes into another soft QF tie then and avoids the likes of Belgium & France up to final. 👀 

And who do the group winners play?
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Originally posted by Roberto Baggio Roberto Baggio wrote:

Originally posted by ShamtheRam ShamtheRam wrote:

Italy vs Wales could turn out to be the game neither team wants to win. 2nd Group A plays 2nd in Group B so one of Finland, Russia or Denmark. Goes into another soft QF tie then and avoids the likes of Belgium & France up to final. 👀 

And who do the group winners play?


Runners Up in the Dutch, Austria, Ukraine, North Macedonia group
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Originally posted by Denis Irwin Denis Irwin wrote:

Originally posted by Roberto Baggio Roberto Baggio wrote:

Originally posted by ShamtheRam ShamtheRam wrote:

Italy vs Wales could turn out to be the game neither team wants to win. 2nd Group A plays 2nd in Group B so one of Finland, Russia or Denmark. Goes into another soft QF tie then and avoids the likes of Belgium & France up to final. 👀 

And who do the group winners play?


Runners Up in the Dutch, Austria, Ukraine, North Macedonia group
The winner of that goes on to play the winner of a potential Belgium/Portugal tie and on ward to potentially meet France 
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Turkey’s defending was abysmal 


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Originally posted by Zinedine Kilbane 110 Zinedine Kilbane 110 wrote:

10 straight wins without conceding a goal and b2b 3-0 wins.

Assuming they win they play the RU in group C (Netherlands or Austria). 

I reckon it could be Ukraine, I fancy then against austria. 
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Italians making a whole host of changes. A great chance for Wales to do an Ireland on them. 
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Who do the winners and second place in this group play 
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Originally posted by Roberto Baggio Roberto Baggio wrote:

Who do the winners and second place in this group play 
winner plays Ukraine or Austria and runner in Belgiums group . 

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I think it might suit Wales to finish runners up as they'd probably rather Finland/Russia than Ukraine/Austria. Not much between those 4 teams either though. 
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Originally posted by colemanY2K colemanY2K wrote:

Italians making a whole host of changes. A great chance for Wales to do an Ireland on them. 
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Originally posted by irishmufc irishmufc wrote:

I think it might suit Wales to finish runners up as they'd probably rather Finland/Russia than Ukraine/Austria. Not much between those 4 teams either though. 

The winner of the group could play Belgium in the quarters whereas the runner up could play the Dutch.

The runners up path seems a much easier route to the semi. 
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Even with all the changes Italy have not lost any momentum, and seem to have just perfected winning the ball back. I suspect Wales will have some sort of a purple patch, but its hard not to look at the game against Turkey as a product of just how poor Turkey were (more of that today it appears against the Swiss)
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if they're not careful wales could end up 3rd making things a lot harder in the last 16.
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Denmark still have a decent chance of making 2nd spot if they beat Russia 2-0 and Finland lose to Belgium. I'm sure the Welsh would rather face Finland, then Russia and Denmark last in that order of preference.  

I'm sure the Turks will give their national team a heroes welcome at Istanbul airport. LOL

Absolutely pathetic stuff from Turkey. 
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Italy really look impressive though they didn't meet much resistance in that group really. Really like how they play though and looking forward to seeing them against a better side, I'd love to see them vs. Belgium in the quarters, think it would be a classic. 
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Just one more goal and Turkey would have equalled our record at Euro 2012
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Originally posted by Artie Ziff Artie Ziff wrote:

Just one more goal and Turkey would have equalled our record at Euro 2012

In fairness given the relative expectations that we had (Us to not qualify out of the group and finish 3rd at best) and the ones Turkey had (possible dark horses for the tournament and certainly to qualify out of their group)  not to mention the teams we had in our group, Turkey's overall performances were disgraceful tbh. 

Their showing was worse than ours imo. I think we were a little bit unlucky and fairly competitive in the Croatia game but no one could say Turkey deserved anything out of their 3 games against much weaker opposition. 

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