3 Huge Odds on Euro 2020
Ukraine to reach the Final
The Euro 2020 qualifiers produced a few shocks and Ukraine caused one of them. They were expected to qualify from their group but not as winners. That's just what they did though and Ukraine finished top of Group B three points clear of defending champions Portugal. You can't say that the Portuguese weren't in good form, they won the Nations League during the time it took to complete the group. A run to the Euro 2020 final at odds of 22/1 could just happen.
Ukraine went unbeaten in their qualifying group, beating Portugal at home and drawing their away game. They only conceded four goals in their eight qualifiers and two of those were penalties. Ukraine don't have a player who will score goal after goal for them. Their top scorer in the qualifying stages was Roman Yaremchuk with just four goals. However, seven of their squad scoring.
Only one of their last 21 internationals has been lost, that was a 4-1 loss at Slovakia in November 2018. Looking at their group in the finals, Ukraine are up against the Netherlands, Austria and one of the play-off winners. Finishing at least second in that group shouldn't be a problem. Ukraine boss Andriy Shevchenko has been hugely successful since taking over in 2016 and a bet on them reaching the final could well pay dividends.
The odds can evolve, have a take a constant look at the Euro 2020 odds.
12/1 Sterling to be Top Scorer
England are one of the favourites to win Euro 2020. The latter stages are being played on home soil, so this could be their year. Harry Kane is their top scorer but he's been out injured for a while. Raheem Sterling is 12/1 at William Hill to be the top scorer in the Euro 2020 finals and he is well worth taking a chance on.
Sterling had a reputation for not scoring goals for his country. That has all changed now since the UEFA Nations League where he found his international goal scoring touch. He had gone 27 internationals without scoring until putting two past Spain. The Euro 2020 qualifiers followed soon after and the Manchester City player scored a hat-trick against the Czech Republic (who England face in the group stages of the finals). 2019 saw him score eight goals in nine England internationals. He's already scored 20 goals this season, has been fit all season and could well have an impressive Euro 2020.
16/1 Portugal to Retain their Title
Portugal are the current European Championship title holders and winners of the 2019 UEFA Nations League, With Cristiano Ronaldo in top form, the 16/1 at Bet365 on them retaining the title look a bit too large. They finished second behind Ukraine in their qualifying group The loss to the group winners is their only defeat in the last 16 games since being knocked out of the 2018 World Cup by Uruguay.
They do of course have a tough group with France and Germany to face but are good enough to get through. Their squad is full of experience and youthful talent. Diego Jota and Bruno Fernandes are both playing well in the English Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo can't stop scoring in Serie A and in midfield they also have Bernardo Silva and Joao Moutinho. Making a strong start is imperative but this is a squad that has a great chance of retaining the title at good odds. They certainly won't be 16/1 if reaching the knock-out stages.