Tag:Euro 2012
Posted on: November 15, 2011 11:41 pm
Edited on: November 16, 2011 1:38 am

Teams now decided for the Euro Cup

BREAKING: I'm trying to sort out the Spanish Newspaper http://www.marca.com/ but they are already sketching out some groups for the Euro Cup. I don't know if these are accurate.

Oh, and by the way, Spain drew Costa Rica at Costa Rica. Spain had to score twice in the last 10 minutes, 2-2 draw in Central America. "Villa evita ridiculo de total", Villa (the player) avoids ridicule for all, perhaps he scored the two goals.

MARCA has: Repesca (okay, I'll get the dictionary out later, must be PREVIEW) of the Euro Copa:

These are the pots drawn from and then the groups will be made.

Pot 1: Spain, Poland, Ukraine, Netherlands.
Pot 2: Germany, Italy, England, Russia
Pot 3: Croatia, Sweden, Portugal, Greece
Pot 4: Denmark, France, Ireland, Czech Republic


So, these must be the pots from which the draws are made.

One wonders why Marca opines on how Spain could get into a "group of death", also, it appears "Pot 2" is much more stronger than the other groups.

Okay, my original post was too long.

So, the process will go, group A. Spain, then a pick from pot 2, maybe England or Germany (Alemania) for example and using the Marca's example of how Group A could be a group of death, a pick from pot 3, Portugal as an example again from Marca and lastly, from pot 4, France.

It is possible that Germany might not find Poland to be the most hospitable country but Germany was hospitable largely to all the countries that went there in 2006 so this might not be a problem.

It seems Germany is clearly the best team around but you never know, a Portugal, Spain or other team might be able to defeat them, even a Denmark or Ireland.

And for example, Ireland in Pot 4 would be paired with 1 country from pots 1, 2 and 3 so they could be in a group that looks like this for exampe:

Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ireland. That looks about as easy as a group can be. So, all of these groups should be difficult especially since every country in pot 2 is fairly good. I'm not sure how they determine it.

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