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EURO 2012 expectations

... maybe not as excited as the previous years but still:hopeful:

I expect to see spain,germany,england, holland in the semis

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I would be very surprised if England beat Spain or Italy in the quarters.

Whichever team wins the Ger, Ned, Por, Den group will make the final.
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do we have a euro forum? we need one if we dont!
otherwise - might as well use this. thanks for opening!

Im going to say Portugal and Holland in the final.

Where were you when we lost 1-7?
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England will win it all.

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I also think England will win it.
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risin up back on the field, we r just a group n our will to survive..risin up the challange for our respect!..we have a dream! NWO MOTHER****AS!!
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spain again or germany

risin up back on the field, we r just a group n our will to survive..risin up the challange for our respect!..we have a dream! NWO MOTHER****AS!!
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I think there will be a surprise winner this time,

Portugal or Croatia.
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Poland will take this imo.
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Spain or germany alm: france could surprise...

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Im going to say Portugal and Holland in the final.
Germany out in the group stages! That will be a shocker

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Yes Portugal who qualified through play off will win.
Italy NT I dunno why but I feel these bastards will take it this year. Tough my other bowel movement says me Xavi will lead Spain to glory and win the Ballon Do'r.
Whatever **** them I want Engurland to win and Woy FTW!!!

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Yes Portugal who qualified through play off will win.
Italy NT I dunno why but I feel these bastards will take it this year. Tough my other bowel movement says me Xavi will lead Spain to glory and win the Ballon Do'r.
Whatever **** them I want Engurland to win and Woy FTW!!!
Sarcasm?

Denmark qualified only after another nation was unjustly disqualified, and won.
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I hope for utter failure of England, France and Italy.

Germany will win it, I hope Croatia goes far.

I don't care about other teams.
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Denmark qualified only after another nation was unjustly disqualified, and won.


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I hope for utter failure of England, France and Italy.

Germany will win it, I hope Croatia goes far.

I don't care about other teams.
I agree wholeheartedly with everything you said here

But if i have to be realist so i pick a Portugal Vs France final.

Holland, Spain and England don't get out of Group, Germany goes out in semi's, Italy goes out quarters, with a surprise semi-finalist again(which will be Poland)

P.S. I can't pick Croatia, since i am Croatian and biased so i abstain from making any kind of prognostication regarding my team, be it good or bad. I am just happy they qualified.
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Poland will take this imo.
Bold thesis But to be honest, I have two feelings - either Poland's footballers will achieve semis or they will be a total disappointment and end as fourth team in a group. One thing for sure, that's MUCH more comprehensive team than all which we had within the last 20 years.

Especially our set-pieces quality may be the thing, which will be suprising the whole Europe, because we have perfect footballers to doing it well - Wasilewski, Perquis, Boenisch and Lewandowski as scorers and perfect freekicks and corners executors like Obraniak, Rybus and Blaszczykowski. Additionally we looked really well in positional attack against Slovakia, because we've already had MUCH more technical offensive formation (Lewandowski, Blaszczykowski, Obraniak, Rybus - all more or less the similar quality) than in the last years. There were problems with defensive line, but Wasilewski and Perquis improved the quality of this formation really much and the last four games looked really good in this domain, we've lost only one goal since then, also thanks to our great young goalie Szczesny.

Before all three tournaments during the last 10 years everything was wrong, three times the team was absolutely not physically prepared and two times the atmoshpere was shattered by the conflicts caused by unintelligible calls and the disputes with the journalists. The footballers played much rough football and managed to play really good matches only in the third group match, when they were out of competition (especially the 3:1 win against USA in WC2002, but also 2:1 against Costa Rica during the WC2006).

So each time during the major tournaments we played much worse football than in the Quals. Why do I say about this? Because it seems that currently everything is okay, there's the special staff responsible for well-physical preparation, which is completely individualized and they were monitoring physical load of footballers since a year, there're no conflicts with journalists, there some controversial decisions in calls to the team, but rather on less important positions like third striker, third goalie or fourth central midfielder, apparently the atmosphere in the team is great, the team is mentally merged.

I just wonder whether they withstand this high pressure of being the footballers from the host country...And second question is whether Lewandowski, Blaszczykowski and Piszczek will be able to showing the same football quality like in Dortmund, because they're are after really physically demanding season.
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post #20 of 27 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2012, 14:36
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My expectations are it will be vuvuzela-free and thus more enjoyable than the last World Cup. For me, hearing the crowd go "ooh" and "aah" whenever a nice trick, shot, pass or situation presents itself is half the joy.

I also expect Holland or Germany to reach the final.
Portugal and England to crash out of group stages.
Poland to make it out of the group.

Darhorses, Sweden and Russia.
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