Who will be watching Euro 2008 and who do you think will win it?
Who will be watching Euro 2008 and who do you think will win it?
I will be watching Euro 2008 but generally while working on my pc and the telly on in background. Thats unless the larger nations are playing each other.
I find it should a shame that no British Clubs are participating.....especially England as we are supposed to have the best league in the world.
Hmm, Spain got a good chance to win, I think. Or Germany, which has very strong and very good team this season. And last season too
I can't wait for Euro-2012, that will take place in my native Ukraine...
I say spain, but maybe portugal to
I saw england above standing here
well yes england has a big strong league but most players are foreigners
Im gonna watch as much as i can, dont know, since i am in hawaii right now, and soccer is not big over here. And im hoping for sweden to make it really far! Zlatan and Henrik Larsson could make a good team that hopefully scores a lot of goals
I'm from Poland, so I'd vote for Poland No, seriously, I hope we will manage to get high. We're for the first time on Euro.
It starts tomorrow, not long time left now! I really hope I will be able to see Swedens games! And also Id like to see the game with portugal at the first day of the championships!
I would say that Germany, Italy and France are always counted as favourites. This time, it's going to be someone like Greece who plays well as a team with patriotism .... either Croatia or Netherlands. Spain have yet to prove themselves. They have the team but do they have the belief? Let's not forget the host nations with home support ... this year's Euro is going to be fantastic ....
I will be support for Russia, my motherland!
Tell me please, that you know about Russia, both on the football team! I am very interesting!
i find it shocking that England are not involved.
They have probably the greatest football leauge in the world.
It's all because of Steve Mclaren - The Wally with the Brolly.
Glad to see Fabio Capello is improving us already!
I will be supporting Spain as i feel they deserve to win it,
I also like most of theyre players....
Come on Torres!
england is not in the tournament because they fired their swedish coach, Sven-Göran Eriksson, even though he took them to the quarter finals (or semi?) in the world cup. so Id say england have themselves to blame!
Czech Republic won first match. Nothing special, but IMO Switzerland was better. I hope they'll get high in this tournament. Sad match for them, lose and Frei's injury.
I watch Euro 2008. I think Germany Turkey have big chances this year . Good luck
Damn, Germany beat Poland again. We won last time in 1410
I would say that so far, Portugal looks the strongest .... Cristiano Ronaldo, Quaresma, Nani, Nuno Gomes, Ricardo, they have many stars .... it'll be interesting to see the Group of Death ganes,
Netherlands rules ! Great match today.
So after few days:
Croatia - strong in first half, but they overrun theirselves and didnt want to play as dynamic as in first half. I think they would finish 1st or 2nd in their group.
Austria - nothing much at all... poor team
Poland - crap as i expected (im from Poland by the way), the best player isnt from Poland (Roger).
Germany - also weak, if they would encounter for example Portugal or Netherlands in semi finals they are out.
Switzerland - sad that Frei wont play anymore, but i hope they would get out of their group. Young and determinated team.
Czech Republic - they miss some of the main players, but they could get to semi finals with a bit of luck.
Turkey - worst team ? They just know how to foul.
Portugal - im very impressed, i think they could get to final. Carvalho, Petit, Deco, Moutinho, Ronaldo, Nani, Gomes - great team !
Italy - i think coach should be changed, team doesnt know how to play even they got great stars.
Romania - they could get out of group, i even think they could win with Itally !!
France - they showed nothing much, just good play but nothing "over it".
Holland - woah, i still remember match from yesterday. They were great, long cross passing, quick players with great skills - i see them in final !
i couldn't have wait for it, and now, when at last we can watch great euro matches i've got so much to study.....
i'm a patriot so i hope POLAND gonna win the thropy, but Holland or Spain has more chances i think
I would have to say that the Euro has been extremely exciting so far ....
Group A is quite interesting ... even though Portugal have qualified, the Swiss shall want to play them for pride whereas Portugal would like to keep the form going ... the Czechs and the Turks will have a very good encounter in which "the winner takes all".
Group B is going to be a thriller ... now that Croatia have unbelievably beaten Germany and both Austria and Poland still in it ... even though Croatia are already through, now that Germany have shown they are vulnerable, can Austria overturn an upset in front of their home fans?
I'll comment on the last rounds of Group C and Group D after their games ....
So far in Groups A and B, Croatia and Portugal look like potential champions
ý m from turkey.Turkey is winning euro2008:D
Since I'm Swedish I have to support Sweden, but I don't think they'll manage to get that far.
I'm putting bets on Netherlands though.. I just love their football and they have great chances of winning this year. The recent matches have proven that. And most important imo; it's really fun to watch them play! They have so many skilled players on the field and Van Der Sar in the goal.. what can go wrong?
I am a Netherlands team fan since years ago.
And they are on a very good performance on this tournament.
They destroy Italy and France team, wow.. great match.
I hope those young guns can keep their performance and spirit.
Young gun army with young coach, van basten.
Other team with good chance to win are Spain and Portugal
They also come with young guns army
I was so pissed when spain made that disputable goal with one minute left of the game! gaah!
Well, as far as Group C is concerned, the Dutch have secured their spot in the Quarter Finals. What is extremely exciting is the fact that all the other three teams have a chance to qualify. In fact, I would put my money on Romania. They've been excellent and have really done outstandingly well in a group that someone would have written them off in!
In Group D, Spain are through and Greece are out. So, that game will be a fruitless one. But, as far as Russia - Sweden is concerned, that should be a cracker ... in that, the winner takes it all. In the event of a draw, the Swedes will be through.
naa I loved it man.
Then again... I did put money on Spain
Next game I have put my money on Portugal today.
Realy don't know who to put on the money in the Turkey - Chech rep though.
My heart says Turkey, but the bookees are giving the chechs a chance
What do you guys think ?
I would say that if Netherland is smart they would probably let Romania win because anyway they will finish first of the group and it is a good move for them to have France and Italy out because even if they have not been impressive so far they can always be dangerous.And that will probably not be the case of Romania.
But let's see what Netherland will decide to do.
do you think same things? i think holland wil win cup but it is very succesful. Turkey played very good but i think will out of championship.
brazil will win
and selevan check your comment pls. and write again
Brazil?? Seriously? This is the Euro ... not the World Cup.
Anyway, Group A had an extremely dramatic finish ... Turkey were down and out until Petr Cech gifted two goals away .... then, there was nothing Cech could have done about Nihat's classy strike! And the Swiss beating Portugal? Who would have thought that? Unbelievable stuff! Czech Republic were cruising through to the Quarter Finals when they ended up last in the group!
Talk about putting your foot in your mouth saying Turkey is the worst team in Euro 2008. They played impeccably in the 2nd half against the Czech Republic once they made their switch from a 4-4-2 to a 4-5-1. The rally itself reminded me of the vibe in Manchester United's Champions League win in 1999. This Turkey team appears to have something magical as it's been the only team to rally from a deficit to win. They are not the most talented team in the tournament but you don't have to be the best team on paper as the Greeks showed us in 2004.
Turkey definitely has the markings of a great dark horse like at the 2002 World Cup. But I still picked the Dutch before the start of Euro 2008. Van Der Sar has been impeccable back in goal and the total football of the Dutch is totally working.
Oh come on. The Portuguese rested many of their stars since they already clinched their group so a less than stellar performance from them wasn't that much of s shock. And the Swiss would be motivated to at least capture a win in front of a home crowd.
I don't think Netherland will win because the teams starting very strongly, very rarely finish so well.
Some teams that doesn't look too good for the moment such as Germany maybe good candidates.
Holland are looking good, but don't count out Portugal or Spain. Turkey may be worth a punt if you want a little flutter.
I really think my team (Sweden) has a good chance to reach the quarter finals. We should absolutely be able to beat or tie against russia. What might suck is that we'll meet holland in the quarter finals then, and they have started very strong. but i think that holland would have a hard time against sweden with the way we play.
Spain should do something this year. They didn't won the Euro since 1964.
I remember that since 1982 we say in every World Cup or European Championship that Spain will be a good candidate for the title but it never happens. So let's see this time...
I think that now Italy have a great chance, they may just go all the way ... they played well against France and created tons of chances. I have a sneaky feeling that they are going to do the double.
tomorrow is the big day! i really hope zlatan will be able to play for sweden. he is one of the best strikers in the world, and very important for our team.
I don't know if Italy have a great chance (yesterday they had a lot of possibilities but missed so much as well and against 10 opponents) but it is true that they have a chance.
I really think that Netherland have made a big mistake in winning their game. (obviously I mean mistake for other teams than Italy!)
So we got to quarter finals...
I hope they will win:
Portugal : Germany - Portugal
Croatia : Turkey - Croatia
Netherlands : Russia - Netherlands
Spain : Italy - Spain
My prognose is
Yesterday's quarter final was brilliant ... Germany were on song ... I think that the Euro is becoming very exciting ... all the teams a getting unbelievable form ....
Poor Portugal have been knocked and they only have themselves to blame, they were complacent and not bothered ... they woke up when it was too late so ... goodbye, Cristiano Ronaldo
ever since christiano ronaldo kept faking getting hurt every other minutes in the last european cup, 2002, i've not liked him as a player. players like that should be suspended.
Turkey are through to the semi-finals of the UEFA European Championship for the first time at Croatia's expense after a thrilling match in Vienna was decided on penalties after the two sides had swapped goals in the final moments of extra time.
Turkey have done it again but ... this time, they will not have any of their in form players such as Tuncay, Turan, Emre, Volkan, etc. They cannot be underestimated though as they have the potential to steal the game away from you in the last minutes. It'll be a very good game - Germany vs Turkey.
Now coming to Netherlands Russia, I don't know why I have a feeling that Russia will nick this one. Maybe on penalties? Who knows! This Euro has been the most exciting for years!
I have a feeling, that Italy will win this all cup. It will be something like WorldCup ... foul and Penalty Shoot for Italy in 89'
I may be wrong, but I think that Italy will win ... maybe not in nice style like Holland play, but they wil win
last night. Match of Turkey - Croatia. Referee of the match is Rosetti. Be careful, Rosetti is a croatican. His mother is from croatica. Look this photos, they are at after match
What do you mean to say by showing these pictures?
And, about Russia VS Netherlands, the flying dutchmen were brought down to the ground ... Russia seem to be growing in confidence after a sublime performance against tournament favourites the Dutch
Pictures are shows everythings. I don't want to say anymore
My favorite team is Spain. Although that Spain is my favorite team i think that Italy will win in the Euro.
Spain have beaten Italy on penalties! It was a dull game and the Italians were hopeless going forward. They were defending and waiting for the shoot out which they eventually lost! They honestly deserved to be knocked out. Spain played really well.
Now that Spain are through, I think they could go all the way. The Euro is getting extremely exciting.
On semi final:
Germany - Turkey
Russia - Spain
I am from Turkey but i think name of final will be Germany - Russia and Russia will win
i guess it would be time for spain to win. but russia has played extremely well the last few games too, and could be doing an unexpected winning of the tournament, just like greece did last time.
for me though, most interest in the tournament was lost as sweden was knocked out.
Hum, it look likes Germany has the most chances to win the championship, and then the outsider would be Russia.
Maybe it will be the turn for Spain as some day their turn should come but I don't have the feeling it is now.
Anyway, my prognose have been pretty poor so far, so let's see.
Well, I would say that it's tough to tell who can win from here ....
Germany - they are looking extremely strong after the Quarter Final performance , you can never count the Germans out!
Turkey - the Turks have stunned us again and again with their late comebacks , is there another chapter in their fairy tale run? There may just be ....
Russia - Wow. This team looks devastating with the presence of Arshavin ... they've peaked at the right time , could they do it? Spain's a tough side to beat but well, so were the Dutch ....
Spain - Is this the moment for the perpetual underachievers? They've reached far in this one .... can they go all the way?
I would advise you not to miss a single second of action as this Euro has been electrifying.
My hunch tells me that Germany will reach the final and so will Russia. Then let's see what happens.
Final: Germany - Spain
3rd place: Turkey - Russia
Now who'll guess the right podium?
My choice: Spain and Turkey will win their matches
I'll take Spain this time, especially if my favorite player Cesc is in the starting line-up .
Prediction : Spain 2 - 0 Germany
I don't think there's a match for 3rd place.
Yeah, I just found out . Ok at least Turkey is on 3rd place like I predicted .
Germany 0 - 1 Spain
Great Match! Spain deserved to win after playing such exquisite football throughout the tournament. The Germans didn't create any clear chance, especially after Ballack was injured (although he still played till the end).
Ballack is the king of runner-ups ! (league cup, premier league, champions league, and now euro 0
I think it's nice that Spain finally won something. They have playeed very well and deserve the title.
I thought that once more they will miss the title but I am happy that I was wrong.
It seems that they were more successful with less players from Real and Barca. Maybe because of less internal rivalries.
Anyway it is good to see a team that wnats to play and still wins.
I really think that Spain deserved to win the final. They outplayed the Germans.
Finally, the 44 year drought is over for them! They were unbeaten in the tournament and have created history.
freakin spain, they could barely beat sweden, and then they won the whole tournament. Sweden was closer to winning against spain than germany was! sweden should have won
you could say the same thing for Italy!
resist well is not enough to win
I think Spain deserved the win. They played much better than Germany. And Germany seemed to be playing all boring and not excited.
And yes, they have created history and have ended the 44 year curse.
Spain played circles around Germany. Spain has a problem with tournaments for some reason. They destroy every team they normally play, until they hit the semi's. World Cup for example... dominating 4-0 and 5-1 etc... then wipes out haha... hopefully this will all change!
torrest is the best player ........... also villa who score 5 goal
I'm "happy" that Spain won They deserve it. They played verry nice football.
About the best player ... I'm polish then for me the best player was ... Artur Boruc
When we was watching 3 polish games, the most often song in the PUB was:
"A nasz bramkarz najlepszy w swiecie jest"
"And our goalkeeper the best on the world is"
But ... when goalkeeper is the best player in the team then ... it isn't good
But Hey - He made few miracles on the goal in 1 on 1 situations
who is toreest? never heard of him
spain is champion , hehe , i very like this team , i like Torrest , hehe !
Spain Or Germany, very strong and very good team this season.
Euro-2012 brazil champion
I like football
Like almost everybody said - Spain deserved the win!!!!
I was thinking for Netherlands but...
No use to answer the question now as it is all over. Spain won a big tournament after a lng time. They are very unluck all the time to get out of the workld cup.
Germany after 1990, quarter final in 1994, quarter final in 1998, final in 2002, semifinal in 2006. Poor, they came close and so close but could not win. And again in Euro 2008, final but lost again. I think they are going to win 2010.
sweden will win their first euro cup next time I hope