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Group F: Portugal, Iceland, Austria, Hungary

Tips qualified possible. Portugal and Austria are the two most national accredited to the bookmakers to go through as first and second, respectively. More defilate Hungary and Iceland.


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Portugal of Cristiano Ronaldo , a finalist at Euros 2004, experienced continuous growth in recent years. The Iberian national statistics in hand, has reached two World Cup semi-finals in 2006 and the European Championship in 2012, losing in the latter tournament against Spain only on penalties. In the 2000s, Portugal has always qualified to the final stages of both a European and a global level. Santos coach will point out all about Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at an altitude of 55 goals with the shirt of the Lusitanian. The best results obtained to Europeans by Portugal was the final of the 2004 Europeans played at home: then overcame Greece in the final. The Lusitanian, along with the likes of National Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Holland and the Czech Republic, is among the seven national always qualified in the last five editions of the Europeans.

Austria returns to the finals of a European Championship for the second time in its history. The first was in 2008 as hosts together with Switzerland. Thanks to the hard and painstaking work of Austrian coach Marcel Koller returned to finally be competitive after the disappointment of Euro 2012 and the 2014 World Cup where national failed to qualify and paid the inexperience. Nine wins and a draw in their ten qualifying matches do understand how this team can really be a leader in their group.

After many years of absence he returns to Hungary on the stage of a final round of international competition. The Magyars were absent from the European and World Cup qualifiers from the Mexico 1986 World Cup play-off victory against Norway's gift to the team Storck a historic success. Hungary's progress in recent years are in the sight of all: careful clubs to youth sectors, painstaking work of national, spectacular game. The idea of Stork is to bring back Hungary a power of football not only in Europe, just as happened many years ago when the Magyars were feared by the major national. Hungary's past score is respectable having played two finals of the World Cup in 1938 and 1954.

Iceland in all likelihood be forced to be the Cinderella of the group. The team of coach Lagerback and Hallgrimsson reached for the first time in its history the final round of a European championship with a second-place finish in their group. Qualifying the team still showed to have character, grit and game, ingredients also obtained thanks to the recent success of the Under 21, true reservoir of this national. Over the last 10 years Iceland has grown even touching in the past an equally historic milestone like the World Cup: only Croatia to the playoffs ended the dream of Icelanders.