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Predicting the winner of EURO 2020

Here at Undrafted we have been following Euro 2020/21 closely and analysing performances from individual players and teams. With knockout football upon us and the Group Standings now complete we predict who will be crowned the champions on the 11th of July. The Undrafted The Network writers will all predict the winner, and who get’s knocked out where.

Jamie Evans

UEFA EURO 2020 Winner  – Italy

Looking at the fixture path for a few teams now we have entered the nitty gritty knockout stages, I can’t see past Italy. Solid through the core of the team and have goals across the whole side.

Their toughest game will be containing the Portuguese attack in quarter finals in my eyes. I think Italy will contain France in comfortable Italian fashion before beating the Germans in the final. Forza Azzurri!

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Chris Juffs

UEFA EURO 2020 Winner  – France

France will win the Euro’s because they know how to win. Simple as that.

In a championship where there remains so many unknowns, France have been there and done it, as have the players.

Despite a relatively average group stage, the French seem to have their eye in, and Deschamps tinkered around with his squad against Portugal, in preparation for later rounds.

I think they’ll be too strong for any team they face, and be reigning European & World champions.

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Murray Pugh

UEFA EURO 2020 Winner  – Italy

No team has impressed me more than Italy in their 3 games, winning all 3 and not conceding a goal. While their group wasn’t the hardest of the lot they still had tough opposition in Wales, Switzerland and Turkey. Scoring 7 goals shows that they don’t just settle at 1-0, and can attack as well as they defend.

Landing on the tougher side of the knockout table they’ll have to beat the best to win, and I am confident that is exactly what they’ll do. The toughest fixture will be vs current world champions, France, in the semi final. If they can beat them then I think they’ll cruise to victory on the 11th of July.

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Thomas Clapham

UEFA EURO 2020 Winner  – England 

Well, all I can say is, IT’S COMING HOME! Okay let’s be realistic then, do England have what it takes to finally take home the gold? I absolutely believe they do. Call it home team bias on my part all you want, but I can see a scenario where they take the step they need to make it to the next step. Their route to the final goes through a familiar foe, Germany, a thorn in the Three Lions side for as long as I have been alive. The important part here, England are winning those tough games, the very games in the past that they never could. They will win ugly against Germany, take down a familiar Quarter Final opponent in Sweden and then take on the Netherlands. Italy in the final would make for a very difficult game, however watching Italy face Belgium, then France to get there, England will have a little more in the tank and a smile on their faces as they finally stand atop the podium ending 55 years of hurt!

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Antonio Ierubino

UEFA EURO 2020 Winner  – France

In all seriousness France are going to truimph because they have N’Golo Kanté. We all know what Kante brings to a team especially in those big moments, those big games. He’s the best player in the side. The heart and soul of this French team.

France haven’t hit the ground running, but still managed to navigate themselves to the top of the so-called ‘Group of Death’ setting themselves up nicely to play the Swiss in the round of 16. They have shown glimpses of what they can do to teams when they get it right.

France on paper should brush aside Switzerland in what could be a confidence booster for Mbappe and co. This is all before dominating Spain and Italy en route to the final where the Netherlands will lay in their wait. Easier said than done, but with the quality in this French team who can write them off?

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