Euro: Group B: RUS vs. WAL & ENG vs. SVK, 6/20/2016

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  1. Live in the Now

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    Any team that wins is assured of going through, can't see any third place team with four points failing to do so. Wales, Slovakia, and England all have a chance to win the group.

    I assume that England will win and the other game will be a draw.
     
  2. Shrimper

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    2-0 England - Vardy and Sturridge
     
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    Hoping for England and Wales to both advance .
     
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    England's lineup is a really interesting question for me. Both Vardy and Sturridge played well after coming on and Kane/Sterling haven't done anything in the first two games, but I'm not sure if I can see England sitting Kane.

    Sterling should be sitting for sure, but then again I don't think he should have been starting the first game, much less the second, so who knows. At this point based on form I'd put Rashford ahead of him too.

    It also wouldn't surprise me to see Rooney play limited minutes with the idea of giving him some rest before the R16 games.
     
  5. Live in the Now

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    Yea that lineup makes a lot of sense. I'd expect him to use at least 1 or 2 of the subs to tinker with the midfield if things aren't clicking. I'd also half expect Rashford to come on at some point to give one of the front guys some rest.
     
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    Would def like to see Wales make it through here.
     
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    Would love to see Wales go through and England out.
     
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    Well I was going to say "if they can't beat Slovakia, they don't deserve to advance", but then I realized a draw would still be enough for them to go through. :laugh:
     
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    Hoping Wales rolls through and Hamsik has a monster game.
     
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    I want whatever needs to happen to pap Wales and England out as soon as possible to happen.
     
  12. Dr Pepper

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    Well, if Russia and Slovakia both win, I believe that would be enough.

    Definitely for Slovakia, while Russia may need to win by a couple extra goals to get over. A win would only tie them with England.
     
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    A Scotsman walks into a pub, usually there's an Englishman, an Irishman & a Welshman with him but they're all in France for the Euros.
     
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    I didn't think the Scots cared so much about the Welsh though.
     
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    England probably has enough points to finish in the top four of the third place teams. Still, please don't settle England, kick Slovakia's butt, group B winner gets to play one of the third placers.
     
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    England had a 97% chance of getting to the next round if they finish third, that was before the first group played. Albania were third with 3 points, so there's an even higher chance England are safe.
     
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    England and Wales win today I hope.
     
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    Pulling for Wales. A slovakia win would certainly be entertaining, though unlikely.
     
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    The Russians did nothing good at this Euros, so I think the Welsh and the English and the Slovaks will advance.
     
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    I'd take a very boring 0-0 draw but I expect us to lose.
     
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    I dunno if I can agree with that...they did irritate the English pretty effectively.

    And on a serious note, Glushakov's goal was pretty.
     
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    Please put the second game into your judgement.
    The Slovaks want to win games, so do the Welsh. I don't see that on the Russians. Except for the England game, but that can be blamed on the English poor defending.
     
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    40 years ago today Czechoslovakia won the '76 Euro and Panenka became a legend.
     
  24. Scandale du Jour

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    I have Slovakia winning and Russia at least grabbing a draw.

    Slovakia have looked solid when I've watched them.
     

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