Euro Cup 2012 teams played some warm up games before beginning the campaign at Poland and Ukraine. We have analyzed their performance and summarized the results to predict group winners and runner up.
Group A compromise four teams. Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Russia. Their FIFA rankings are listed below:
Czech Republic: 26
Czech Republic played two matches in recent time before their Euro cup campaign. They scored 2 goals and conceded 2 in these two matches, defeated to Hungary and defeating Israel.
Greece were the 2004 Euro cup winners. They played against Armenia and Slovenia in as warm up matches and won to Armenia and draw against Slovenia. They were not as impressive as they were expected.
Poland as the co-host has lots of confidence on them. They played three friendly match and won all of them. They scored fascinating four against Andorra and won 1-0 both to Slovakia and Latvia. The Arsenal goalkeeper succeed to finish three clean sheets in their last 3 matches.
Russia were good on their last 3 matches. Their latest win against Italy(3-0) had add them lot of confidence and motivation to start on for the Euro cup matches. Russia won against Italy and drawn to Lithuania(0-0) and Uruguay 1-1.
Poland has been superb in their previous matches defending finely to not concede any goals and scoring better to win all their friendly matches. We expect Poland to secure the runner-up position to move to the knock out face. Home support might count additionally on their path to glory.
Greece and Czech Republic could not give their best on the run to the Euro cup matches. This gives Russia a great chance to stand as the group Winners. Russia has added great confidence in the warm-up matches dominating Italy on a superb 3-0 win.