Bonus: Euro 2016 Semi-finals Preview & Predictions, England Fallout

The semi-finals are upon us. England are home safe and sound already, yet play at the Euros will go on apparently. Go figure.

We break down both semi-finals and give our predictions. Plus: Some England and United talk at the end.

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Here’s the minutes:

  • 0:00:00 Intro, predictions re-cap, England-talk sneaks in
  • 0:04:30 Portugal vs Wales; Welsh teamwork vs Portugese defending?
  • 0:13:30 Who wins the midfield battle? Ronaldo vs Bale
  • 0:24:15 Predictions; bit of history ’68 & ’76
  • 0:29:30 Germany vs France; Germany’s tactics and personnel problems
  • 0:37:45 How good are France really? Do they have a plan B?
  • 0:48:10 Predictions
  • 0:53:15 Lessons from England’s exit
  • 1:01:00 Time for Rooney to step down? Next manager?
  • 1:09:30 Mourinho starts at United

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Figo has the predictions for you:

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Bonus: Euro 2016 R16 Preview & Predictions

What to do on the first Euro-free day?

Talk about the Euros, of course!

That’s exactly what we did in our second Preview & Predictions episode. All eight match-ups for the Round of 16 are on the docket: loads of stats, odds, impressions.. and punts on who advances to the next round.

Without much further Adu:

Here’s the minutes:

  • 0:00:00 Intro
  • 0:02:30 Poland vs Switzerland
  • 0:10:30 Wales vs Norn Iron
  • 0:19:45 Croatia vs Portugal
  • 0:34:15 France vs Republic of Ireland
  • 0:43:10 Germany vs Slovakia
  • 0:52:45 Hungary vs Belgium
  • 1:02:00 Spain vs Italy
  • 1:13:30 England vs Iceland
  • 1:26:15 Bit of banter, looking ahead to quarters and England’s path to the final…

Bolded teams indicate Sebastian‘s picks, Italic Frederick‘s. Give us a Like on Facebook.

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