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    Euro 2020 betting tips: Kane and Benzema top scorers, Lukaku player of tournament, France to lift cup – predictions

    EURO 2020 gets underway in under a week’s time – and the excitement is building across the continent. Wembley will host both the semis and final next month, with the first game on June 11 as Italy take on Turkey in Rome.
    Euro 2020 kicks off on June 11 in RomeCredit: Alamy
    With England, Wales and Scotland making it from the Home Nations, there’s a whole host of betting opportunities – and SunSport are on hand to find you the best.
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    BoyleSports’ bet of the day
    Group F hasn’t been christened this tournament’s Group of Death for nothing.
    The reigning world champions, reigning Euro champions and 2014 World Cup winners all in together.
    And let’s not forget Hungary either, who must be cursing their luck.
    Germany, France and Portugal are all set to battle it out in what could be a terrific group stage, with Joachim Low’s Germans facing the French in the opener.
    We’re all about value with our ante-post selections and we’re confident Deschamps side go far in this year’s tournament.
    Deschamps’ side won the World Cup in 2018 and are one of the favourites this summerCredit: PA
    Winning this group will likely evade England in the knockouts – and that will be a major incentive to win all three games and get on the right side of the draw.
    Germany are a team in transition and not the force they once were, with Low’s reign coming to an end following the tournament.
    Portugal meanwhile are relying on a 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo to drag them through.
    But even CR7 isn’t a miracle worker and by far the most complete squad in the group is France.
    Get them at a huge 13/10 to win Group F – a price to grab before it’s gone.

    Tournament winners
    Unlike five years ago at Euro 2016, there’s been no big casualties in the qualifying stages.
    With all the big guns intact, expect this to be a tournament that grabs you by the throat and keeps you stuck to the sofa.
    It’s tough to split the top five in the market, with France, England, Belgium, Germany and Spain the front runners.
    And that’s before we even get onto Portugal, Italy and Holland.
    We’re not going to deter you from a patriotic punt on England (5/1), with the Three Lions – for the most part – playing on home soil throughout.
    This could prove a huge advantage as Wembley is such a fortress for Southgate’s side, with just two defeats there since 2014.
    But we feel this youthful England side is a couple of years too early to end all those years of hurt – and therefore our pick for overall winner are reigning world champions France (9/2).

    The overall depth of their squad if phenomenal, with a spine of world-class players all peaking at the right time.
    They are there to be shot at as the world champs, but Didier Deschamps has a wealth of talent at his disposal and has the added bonus of bringing back Karim Benzema from the cold.
    Ante-post they’re a terrific price at 5/1, mainly due to having Germany and Portugal in a tricky group.
    That price plummets if and when they beat a young German side in transition in their first match – so don’t miss out.
    Top goalscorer
    There’s a clear front-runner in the market here – and Harry Kane deserves to be.
    The 2018 World Cup Golden Boot winner was the top scorer in this season’s Premier League with 23 goals.
    In international competition, a tie in the goalscorer standings are decided by the amount of assists a player has.
    And that’s why Kane is such a good bet even at a paltry looking 5/1 – he’s a playmaker as well as a marksman, bagging the most assists in the Prem this campaign.
    If you’re looking for longer value, France’s returning veteran Benzema is a terrific bet at 16/1.
    Back on the international scene for the first time in five years, the Madrid forward finished second to Messi in the LaLiga scoring charts this season.

    France are sure to go far and Benzema will line-up alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann. Terrifying.
    For Madrid this term, he’s scored two or more on seven occasions and despite his advancing age continues to dominate defences.
    Player of the tournament
    Is this tournament finally the time for Belgium to fulfill their potential?
    Beaten semi-finalists in the World Cup three years ago, the Red Devils have the market leader for player of the tournament in their ranks.
    Value is the name of the game and we expect Belgium to cruise through the group stages with only Russia, Finland and Denmark in their way.
    And they will look to former Man Utd and Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku for goals.
    The 28-year-old striker has been a revelation for Inter Milan since heading to Italy, netting over 60 times in two seasons.
    At a whopping 20/1, he’s a real value bet in this market.
    Belgium scored 40 in just ten qualifying matches in the run-up to this tournament, including putting four past Russia in November.
    Lukaku has been in sensational form and can take that into Euro 2020Credit: Reuters
    Lukaku netted seven goals altogether in those 10 matches, as well as laying on three assists.
    In the form he’s been in domestically and for his country this term, 33/1 is a price we’re taking all day long.
    Highest scoring team
    There’s attacking talent all over the pitch for Belgium and we’re more than happy for you to have a play on them to be the highest scoring team at 5/1.
    But we’re going to be siding with France again here.
    Their attacking options are phenomenal and 11/2 on them being top scorers looks long – especially as we’re backing them to go all the way to the final and lift the trophy.
    Deschamps men plundered 25 goals in 10 qualifying games, taking their foot off the gas in the later rounds.
    France are blessed with a frightening array of attacking talentCredit: AFP or licensors
    With Giroud, Benzema, Coman, Lemar, Dembele, Ben Yedder, Griezmann and Mbappe all vying for spots, there’s goals galore in this team.
    Go with head over heart and choose them over England to be top scorers this summer. No brainer.
    To reach semi-finals
    So, who does a Wales this time round?
    It was a valiant run to the last-four by the Welsh five years ago in France, with Hal Robson-Kanu’s goal against Belgium one of the standout moments of a terrific summer.
    You can get 12/1 on the Dragons repeating the trick this time round, but we’re not overly convinced despite Gareth Bale’s recent upturn in form.
    As a viable outsider – but still at a good price – we reckon Denmark could be the surprise side of the summer.
    Kasper Schmeichel’s Denmark side could be a good bet to go far this summerCredit: Reuters
    The Danes look a real team under Kasper Hjulmand, beating England at Wembley in the last year and staying in Group A of the Nations League.
    Alongside Belgium, Russia and Finland in Group B, they have a terrific change of getting through to the knockouts.
    And they will have a big advantage in those games, playing in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen.
    The way the group system falls, Denmark could finish second and come up against Wales in the last-16.
    Their route to the quarter-finals doesn’t look as tough as some, making them the value tip of the tournament to squeeze their way into the last-four.

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    Euro 2020 betting tips: Kane and Benzema top scorers, Lukaku player of tournament, France lift cup – guide, predictions

    EURO 2020 gets underway in under a week’s time – and the excitement is building across the continent. Wembley will host both the semis and final next month, with the first game on June 11 as Italy take on Turkey in Rome.
    Euro 2020 kicks off on June 11 in RomeCredit: Alamy
    With England, Wales and Scotland making it from the Home Nations, there’s a whole host of betting opportunities – and SunSport are on hand to find you the best.
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    BoyleSports’ bet of the day
    Group F hasn’t been christened this tournament’s Group of Death for nothing.
    The reigning world champions, reigning Euro champions and 2014 World Cup winners all in together.
    And let’s not forget Hungary either, who must be cursing their luck.
    Germany, France and Portugal are all set to battle it out in what could be a terrific group stage, with Joachim Low’s Germans facing the French in the opener.
    We’re all about value with our ante-post selections and we’re confident Deschamps side go far in this year’s tournament.
    Deschamps’ side won the World Cup in 2018 and are one of the favourites this summerCredit: PA
    Winning this group will likely evade England in the knockouts – and that will be a major incentive to win all three games and get on the right side of the draw.
    Germany are a team in transition and not the force they once were, with Low’s reign coming to an end following the tournament.
    Portugal meanwhile are relying on a 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo to drag them through.
    But even CR7 isn’t a miracle worker and by far the most complete squad in the group is France.
    Get them at a huge 13/10 to win Group F – a price to grab before it’s gone.

    Tournament winners
    Unlike five years ago at Euro 2016, there’s been no big casualties in the qualifying stages.
    With all the big guns intact, expect this to be a tournament that grabs you by the throat and keeps you stuck to the sofa.
    It’s tough to split the top five in the market, with France, England, Belgium, Germany and Spain the front runners.
    And that’s before we even get onto Portugal, Italy and Holland.
    We’re not going to deter you from a patriotic punt on England (5/1), with the Three Lions – for the most part – playing on home soil throughout.
    This could prove a huge advantage as Wembley is such a fortress for Southgate’s side, with just two defeats there since 2014.
    But we feel this youthful England side is a couple of years too early to end all those years of hurt – and therefore our pick for overall winner are reigning world champions France (9/2).

    The overall depth of their squad if phenomenal, with a spine of world-class players all peaking at the right time.
    They are there to be shot at as the world champs, but Didier Deschamps has a wealth of talent at his disposal and has the added bonus of bringing back Karim Benzema from the cold.
    Ante-post they’re a terrific price at 5/1, mainly due to having Germany and Portugal in a tricky group.
    That price plummets if and when they beat a young German side in transition in their first match – so don’t miss out.
    Top goalscorer
    There’s a clear front-runner in the market here – and Harry Kane deserves to be.
    The 2018 World Cup Golden Boot winner was the top scorer in this season’s Premier League with 23 goals.
    In international competition, a tie in the goalscorer standings are decided by the amount of assists a player has.
    And that’s why Kane is such a good bet even at a paltry looking 5/1 – he’s a playmaker as well as a marksman, bagging the most assists in the Prem this campaign.
    If you’re looking for longer value, France’s returning veteran Benzema is a terrific bet at 16/1.
    Back on the international scene for the first time in five years, the Madrid forward finished second to Messi in the LaLiga scoring charts this season.

    France are sure to go far and Benzema will line-up alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann. Terrifying.
    For Madrid this term, he’s scored two or more on seven occasions and despite his advancing age continues to dominate defences.
    Player of the tournament
    Is this tournament finally the time for Belgium to fulfill their potential?
    Beaten semi-finalists in the World Cup three years ago, the Red Devils have the market leader for player of the tournament in their ranks.
    Value is the name of the game and we expect Belgium to cruise through the group stages with only Russia, Finland and Denmark in their way.
    And they will look to former Man Utd and Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku for goals.
    The 28-year-old striker has been a revelation for Inter Milan since heading to Italy, netting over 60 times in two seasons.
    At a whopping 20/1, he’s a real value bet in this market.
    Belgium scored 40 in just ten qualifying matches in the run-up to this tournament, including putting four past Russia in November.
    Lukaku has been in sensational form and can take that into Euro 2020Credit: Reuters
    Lukaku netted seven goals altogether in those 10 matches, as well as laying on three assists.
    In the form he’s been in domestically and for his country this term, 33/1 is a price we’re taking all day long.
    Highest scoring team
    There’s attacking talent all over the pitch for Belgium and we’re more than happy for you to have a play on them to be the highest scoring team at 5/1.
    But we’re going to be siding with France again here.
    Their attacking options are phenomenal and 11/2 on them being top scorers looks long – especially as we’re backing them to go all the way to the final and lift the trophy.
    Deschamps men plundered 25 goals in 10 qualifying games, taking their foot off the gas in the later rounds.
    France are blessed with a frightening array of attacking talentCredit: AFP or licensors
    With Giroud, Benzema, Coman, Lemar, Dembele, Ben Yedder, Griezmann and Mbappe all vying for spots, there’s goals galore in this team.
    Go with head over heart and choose them over England to be top scorers this summer. No brainer.
    To reach semi-finals
    So, who does a Wales this time round?
    It was a valiant run to the last-four by the Welsh five years ago in France, with Hal Robson-Kanu’s goal against Belgium one of the standout moments of a terrific summer.
    You can get 12/1 on the Dragons repeating the trick this time round, but we’re not overly convinced despite Gareth Bale’s recent upturn in form.
    As a viable outsider – but still at a good price – we reckon Denmark could be the surprise side of the summer.
    Kasper Schmeichel’s Denmark side could be a good bet to go far this summerCredit: Reuters
    The Danes look a real team under Kasper Hjulmand, beating England at Wembley in the last year and staying in Group A of the Nations League.
    Alongside Belgium, Russia and Finland in Group B, they have a terrific change of getting through to the knockouts.
    And they will have a big advantage in those games, playing in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen.
    The way the group system falls, Denmark could finish second and come up against Wales in the last-16.
    Their route to the quarter-finals doesn’t look as tough as some, making them the value tip of the tournament to squeeze their way into the last-four.

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    Euro 2020 betting guide: Kane and Benzema top scorers, Lukaku player of tournament, France winners – tips, predictions

    EURO 2020 gets underway in under a week’s time – and the excitement is building across the continent. Wembley will host both the semis and final next month, with the first game on June 11 as Italy take on Turkey in Rome.
    Euro 2020 kicks off on June 11 in RomeCredit: Alamy
    With England, Wales and Scotland making it from the Home Nations, there’s a whole host of betting opportunities – and SunSport are on hand to find you the best.
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    BoyleSports’ bet of the day
    Group F hasn’t been christened this tournament’s Group of Death for nothing.
    The reigning world champions, reigning Euro champions and 2014 World Cup winners all in together.
    And let’s not forget Hungary either, who must be cursing their luck.
    Germany, France and Portugal are all set to battle it out in what could be a terrific group stage, with Joachim Low’s Germans facing the French in the opener.
    We’re all about value with our ante-post selections and we’re confident Deschamps side go far in this year’s tournament.
    Deschamps’ side won the World Cup in 2018 and are one of the favourites this summerCredit: PA
    Winning this group will likely evade England in the knockouts – and that will be a major incentive to win all three games and get on the right side of the draw.
    Germany are a team in transition and not the force they once were, with Low’s reign coming to an end following the tournament.
    Portugal meanwhile are relying on a 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo to drag them through.
    But even CR7 isn’t a miracle worker and by far the most complete squad in the group is France.
    Get them at a huge 13/10 to win Group F – a price to grab before it’s gone.

    Tournament winners
    Unlike five years ago at Euro 2016, there’s been no big casualties in the qualifying stages.
    With all the big guns intact, expect this to be a tournament that grabs you by the throat and keeps you stuck to the sofa.
    It’s tough to split the top five in the market, with France, England, Belgium, Germany and Spain the front runners.
    And that’s before we even get onto Portugal, Italy and Holland.
    We’re not going to deter you from a patriotic punt on England (5/1), with the Three Lions – for the most part – playing on home soil throughout.
    This could prove a huge advantage as Wembley is such a fortress for Southgate’s side, with just two defeats there since 2014.
    But we feel this youthful England side is a couple of years too early to end all those years of hurt – and therefore our pick for overall winner are reigning world champions France (9/2).

    The overall depth of their squad if phenomenal, with a spine of world-class players all peaking at the right time.
    They are there to be shot at as the world champs, but Didier Deschamps has a wealth of talent at his disposal and has the added bonus of bringing back Karim Benzema from the cold.
    Ante-post they’re a terrific price at 5/1, mainly due to having Germany and Portugal in a tricky group.
    That price plummets if and when they beat a young German side in transition in their first match – so don’t miss out.
    Top goalscorer
    There’s a clear front-runner in the market here – and Harry Kane deserves to be.
    The 2018 World Cup Golden Boot winner was the top scorer in this season’s Premier League with 23 goals.
    In international competition, a tie in the goalscorer standings are decided by the amount of assists a player has.
    And that’s why Kane is such a good bet even at a paltry looking 5/1 – he’s a playmaker as well as a marksman, bagging the most assists in the Prem this campaign.
    If you’re looking for longer value, France’s returning veteran Benzema is a terrific bet at 16/1.
    Back on the international scene for the first time in five years, the Madrid forward finished second to Messi in the LaLiga scoring charts this season.

    France are sure to go far and Benzema will line-up alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann. Terrifying.
    For Madrid this term, he’s scored two or more on seven occasions and despite his advancing age continues to dominate defences.
    Player of the tournament
    Is this tournament finally the time for Belgium to fulfill their potential?
    Beaten semi-finalists in the World Cup three years ago, the Red Devils have the market leader for player of the tournament in their ranks.
    Value is the name of the game and we expect Belgium to cruise through the group stages with only Russia, Finland and Denmark in their way.
    And they will look to former Man Utd and Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku for goals.
    The 28-year-old striker has been a revelation for Inter Milan since heading to Italy, netting over 60 times in two seasons.
    At a whopping 20/1, he’s a real value bet in this market.
    Belgium scored 40 in just ten qualifying matches in the run-up to this tournament, including putting four past Russia in November.
    Lukaku has been in sensational form and can take that into Euro 2020Credit: Reuters
    Lukaku netted seven goals altogether in those 10 matches, as well as laying on three assists.
    In the form he’s been in domestically and for his country this term, 33/1 is a price we’re taking all day long.
    Highest scoring team
    There’s attacking talent all over the pitch for Belgium and we’re more than happy for you to have a play on them to be the highest scoring team at 5/1.
    But we’re going to be siding with France again here.
    Their attacking options are phenomenal and 11/2 on them being top scorers looks long – especially as we’re backing them to go all the way to the final and lift the trophy.
    Deschamps men plundered 25 goals in 10 qualifying games, taking their foot off the gas in the later rounds.
    France are blessed with a frightening array of attacking talentCredit: AFP or licensors
    With Giroud, Benzema, Coman, Lemar, Dembele, Ben Yedder, Griezmann and Mbappe all vying for spots, there’s goals galore in this team.
    Go with head over heart and choose them over England to be top scorers this summer. No brainer.
    To reach semi-finals
    So, who does a Wales this time round?
    It was a valiant run to the last-four by the Welsh five years ago in France, with Hal Robson-Kanu’s goal against Belgium one of the standout moments of a terrific summer.
    You can get 12/1 on the Dragons repeating the trick this time round, but we’re not overly convinced despite Gareth Bale’s recent upturn in form.
    As a viable outsider – but still at a good price – we reckon Denmark could be the surprise side of the summer.
    Kasper Schmeichel’s Denmark side could be a good bet to go far this summerCredit: Reuters
    The Danes look a real team under Kasper Hjulmand, beating England at Wembley in the last year and staying in Group A of the Nations League.
    Alongside Belgium, Russia and Finland in Group B, they have a terrific change of getting through to the knockouts.
    And they will have a big advantage in those games, playing in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen.
    The way the group system falls, Denmark could finish second and come up against Wales in the last-16.
    Their route to the quarter-finals doesn’t look as tough as some, making them the value tip of the tournament to squeeze their way into the last-four.

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    Euro 2020 betting tips: Benzema and Kane top scorers, Lukaku player of tournament, France to edge England – predictions

    THE wait is almost over – Euro 2020 starts on June 11.The cream of the crop from around Europe are set to battle it out over a frantic four-week schedule, culminating in a final showdown at Wembley.
    Euro 2020 kicks off on June 11 in RomeCredit: Alamy
    With England, Wales and Scotland making it from the Home Nations, there’s a whole host of betting opportunities – and SunSport are on hand to find you the best.
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    BoyleSports’ bet of the day
    Group F hasn’t been christened this tournament’s Group of Death for nothing.
    The reigning world champions, reigning Euro champions and 2014 World Cup winners all in together.
    And let’s not forget Hungary either, who must be cursing their luck.
    Germany, France and Portugal are all set to battle it out in what could be a terrific group stage, with Joachim Low’s Germans facing the French in the opener.
    We’re all about value with our ante-post selections and we’re confident Deschamps side go far in this year’s tournament.
    Deschamps’ side won the World Cup in 2018 and are one of the favourites this summerCredit: PA
    Winning this group will likely evade England in the knockouts – and that will be a major incentive to win all three games and get on the right side of the draw.
    Germany are a team in transition and not the force they once were, with Low’s reign coming to an end following the tournament.
    Portugal meanwhile are relying on a 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo to drag them through.
    But even CR7 isn’t a miracle worker and by far the most complete squad in the group is France.
    Get them at a huge 13/10 to win Group F – a price to grab before it’s gone.

    Tournament winners
    Unlike five years ago at Euro 2016, there’s been no big casualties in the qualifying stages.
    With all the big guns intact, expect this to be a tournament that grabs you by the throat and keeps you stuck to the sofa.
    It’s tough to split the top five in the market, with France, England, Belgium, Germany and Spain the front runners.
    And that’s before we even get onto Portugal, Italy and Holland.
    We’re not going to deter you from a patriotic punt on England (5/1), with the Three Lions – for the most part – playing on home soil throughout.
    This could prove a huge advantage as Wembley is such a fortress for Southgate’s side, with just two defeats there since 2014.
    But we feel this youthful England side is a couple of years too early to end all those years of hurt – and therefore our pick for overall winner are reigning world champions France (9/2).

    The overall depth of their squad if phenomenal, with a spine of world-class players all peaking at the right time.
    They are there to be shot at as the world champs, but Didier Deschamps has a wealth of talent at his disposal and has the added bonus of bringing back Karim Benzema from the cold.
    Ante-post they’re a terrific price at 5/1, mainly due to having Germany and Portugal in a tricky group.
    That price plummets if and when they beat a young German side in transition in their first match – so don’t miss out.
    Top goalscorer
    There’s a clear front-runner in the market here – and Harry Kane deserves to be.
    The 2018 World Cup Golden Boot winner was the top scorer in this season’s Premier League with 23 goals.
    In international competition, a tie in the goalscorer standings are decided by the amount of assists a player has.
    And that’s why Kane is such a good bet even at a paltry looking 5/1 – he’s a playmaker as well as a marksman, bagging the most assists in the Prem this campaign.
    If you’re looking for longer value, France’s returning veteran Benzema is a terrific bet at 16/1.
    Back on the international scene for the first time in five years, the Madrid forward finished second to Messi in the LaLiga scoring charts this season.

    France are sure to go far and Benzema will line-up alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann. Terrifying.
    For Madrid this term, he’s scored two or more on seven occasions and despite his advancing age continues to dominate defences.
    Player of the tournament
    Is this tournament finally the time for Belgium to fulfill their potential?
    Beaten semi-finalists in the World Cup three years ago, the Red Devils have the market leader for player of the tournament in their ranks.
    Value is the name of the game and we expect Belgium to cruise through the group stages with only Russia, Finland and Denmark in their way.
    And they will look to former Man Utd and Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku for goals.
    The 28-year-old striker has been a revelation for Inter Milan since heading to Italy, netting over 60 times in two seasons.
    At a whopping 20/1, he’s a real value bet in this market.
    Belgium scored 40 in just ten qualifying matches in the run-up to this tournament, including putting four past Russia in November.
    Lukaku has been in sensational form and can take that into Euro 2020Credit: Reuters
    Lukaku netted seven goals altogether in those 10 matches, as well as laying on three assists.
    In the form he’s been in domestically and for his country this term, 33/1 is a price we’re taking all day long.
    Highest scoring team
    There’s attacking talent all over the pitch for Belgium and we’re more than happy for you to have a play on them to be the highest scoring team at 5/1.
    But we’re going to be siding with France again here.
    Their attacking options are phenomenal and 11/2 on them being top scorers looks long – especially as we’re backing them to go all the way to the final and lift the trophy.
    Deschamps men plundered 25 goals in 10 qualifying games, taking their foot off the gas in the later rounds.
    France are blessed with a frightening array of attacking talentCredit: AFP or licensors
    With Giroud, Benzema, Coman, Lemar, Dembele, Ben Yedder, Griezmann and Mbappe all vying for spots, there’s goals galore in this team.
    Go with head over heart and choose them over England to be top scorers this summer. No brainer.
    To reach semi-finals
    So, who does a Wales this time round?
    It was a valiant run to the last-four by the Welsh five years ago in France, with Hal Robson-Kanu’s goal against Belgium one of the standout moments of a terrific summer.
    You can get 12/1 on the Dragons repeating the trick this time round, but we’re not overly convinced despite Gareth Bale’s recent upturn in form.
    As a viable outsider – but still at a good price – we reckon Denmark could be the surprise side of the summer.
    Kasper Schmeichel’s Denmark side could be a good bet to go far this summerCredit: Reuters
    The Danes look a real team under Kasper Hjulmand, beating England at Wembley in the last year and staying in Group A of the Nations League.
    Alongside Belgium, Russia and Finland in Group B, they have a terrific change of getting through to the knockouts.
    And they will have a big advantage in those games, playing in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen.
    The way the group system falls, Denmark could finish second and come up against Wales in the last-16.
    Their route to the quarter-finals doesn’t look as tough as some, making them the value tip of the tournament to squeeze their way into the last-four.

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    Horse racing free bets: Get £60 in FREE BETS for Haydock on Friday

    PUNTERS can get £60 in free bets at Haydock on Friday when they sign up to Betfair and bet £10.The offer is available for new customers who sign up and bet £10 on the first race at Haydock.
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    They will then be awarded six £10 free bets for the remaining races of the day.
    The day gets underway at 1pm at Haydock with seven races on the card.
    With fans back at the courses in the UK it should be a lively weekend of racing.
    And if you don’t know who to back Templegate has you covered with his picks.
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    Haydock tips
    1.00 Cozone – holding his form well and now back to his optimum trip
    1.30 Wild Beauty – well-bred and well-backed on debut, should step forward
    2.05 Dandalla – Group 2 winner last year and big chance now returned to 6f
    2.40 Madame Ambassador – lots to like on paper and yard can ready a newcomer
    3.15 Strawberri – improved on debut fifth when given too much to do at Chelmsford 
    3.50 Hoodwinker – cosy winner at Wolves in December and looks well-treated
    4.25 Poet’s King – should come into his own over this trip on handicap debut
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    Who are the favourites to win the Golden Boot at Euro 2020? What are the odds? Is Harry Kane favourite?

    EURO 2020 is fast approaching and excited fans are already wondering who will claim the Golden Boot this summer.The prestigious award is given to the player who scores the most goals at the tournament but who are the current favourites according to the betting odds?

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    England’s Harry Kane is favourite to win the Golden Boot awardCredit: SUNSPORT
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    The best strikers that Europe has to offer will be in attendance at Euro 2020 – all looking to fire their nations to glory.
    But they’ll also have one eye on a personal achievement and that is being crowned the tournament’s leading goalscorer.
    Antoine Griezmann was the last outright winner of the award back in 2016 when scoring six times – including two in the semi-final against Germany.
    But who will take home the golden trophy this year? SunSport takes a closer look at the latest betting odds.
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    The favourites

    Harry Kane – 11/2
    Kylian Mbappe – 9/1
    Romelu Lukaku – 9/1
    Cristiano Ronaldo – 10/1

    It’s no surprise to see these four leading the market. Harry Kane is the outright favourite at odds of 11/2.
    The Tottenham talisman is currently the Premier League’s top scorer and has previous having finished as the leading goalscorer at the 2018 World Cup.
    But there’s no shortage of competition with Kylian Mbappe is just behind at 9/1. France are considered favourites to take the top prize with the talented youngster their most in-form attacker.
    Cristiano Ronaldo, who shared the award with five others in 2012, is available at 10/1 with Belgian superstar Romelu Lukaku a fraction ahead at 9s.

    Best of the rest

    Memphis Depay – 16/1
    Alvaro Morata – 20/1
    Antoine Griezmann – 20/1
    Ciro Immobile – 20/1
    Raheem Sterling – 20/1
    Serge Gnabry – 20/1
    Timo Werner – 20/1
    Eden Hazard – 25/1
    Olivier Giroud – 25/1
    Robert Lewandowski – 33/1

    Some huge prices on offer – especially considering these are some of Europe’s most lethal finishers.
    Poland’s Robert Lewandowski is the top scorer in Europe’s top five domestic leagues this season and can be backed at 33/1.
    Italy’s Ciro Immobile, who wrestled the 2019-20 European Golden Boot away from Lionel Messi, is on offer at 20s.
    And don’t forget Netherlands striker Memphis Depay at 16/1. He’s notched up 21 goals for Lyon this term and is his nation’s designated penalty taker.

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    We’ll have all the best players from the competing nations ready and available for you to select (or dismiss) as you seek to construct the best XI possible.
    You’ll be able to create and manage your own private mini-leagues and send invites to friends, family… and bitter work rivals to see who really knows their stuff.
    Oh and did we mention? It’s free to play and there’s a £50,000 jackpot to be won!
    It’ll be a familiar set up for seasoned fantasy football veterans and easy to use for newbies.
    Each player gets £50million to pick their best possible XI and can make up to 20 transfers as the tournament progresses.
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    Formula E: Emotional Antonio Felix Da Costa wins first race of the season on FINAL lap in Monaco

    DEFENDING CHAMPION Antonio Felix Da Costa won his first race of the season on the FINAL lap of the Monaco ePrix.The Portuguese driver passed Jaguar’s Mitch Evans with only a handful of corners remaining after a stunning overtake.
    Antonio Felix Da Costa overtook Mitch Evans on the final lap
    Da Costa said he was “crying” as he stepped out of his car and hugged his teammates from the garage.
    Evans was in the lead of the race but he was struggling on the final lap of the race.
    Not only did Evans lose the lead of the race, but Virgin’s Robin Frijns beat him to the line to take second place, leaving Evans on the final step of the podium in third.
    Da Costa said: “I knew the race would be so hard. We played the perfect strategy.
    “Oh my god, how many leaders did we have in the Monaco ePrix? You don’t get that in other motorsport series.
    Antonio Felix Da Costa was in tears as he stepped out fo the car

    “It was definitiely a risky move and I didn’t think I would make the corner but credit to Mitch Evans, I love racing with these guys.”
    Frijns now leads the championship by five points after his last-gasp overtake on the final straight.
    FE heads to Mexico City next time around for a double header on the 19th and 20th June.
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    Football betting tips TONIGHT: Liverpool to run riot at Newcastle with Sadio Mane to score – Premier League predictions

    THE festive fixture list is drawing to a close and we’ve got betting tips for you from one last Christmas cracker.
    St James’ Park hosts the final Premier League game of 2020 tonight, as champions Liverpool take on Newcastle.

    Klopp will be hoping his side can bounce from drawing with the BaggiesCredit: EPA
    Newcastle vs Liverpool, TONIGHT 8pm

    It felt like the Liverpool title defence was finally clicking through the gears – then West Brom and Big Sam rolled into town.
    After a bumpy start – and the loss of arguably their best player – Jurgen Klopp’s men are back at the summit though and were ruthless in the 7-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace last time they were out on the road.
    Newcastle meanwhile continue to plod about in mid-table, with Steve Bruce keeping the Toon safely away from any relegation danger.
    But does mediocrity keep him in the job?

    They went down 2-0 to Man City at the Etihad last time out, and also crashed out of the Carabao Cup to Championship side Brentford at the last-eight stage.
    Historically this is a fixture which promises goals and five of the last seven meetings have featured three or more.

    Sadio Mane has been a man in form of lateCredit: Ian Hodgson – Daily Mail
    Expect Klopp’s men to arrive fresh and fired-up to St James Park after that disappointing draw with the Baggies, where they had enough chances to be out of sight.
    The home side are 10/1 to win but we won’t be going anywhere near that, despite the big price.

    Liverpool have scored three on their last two visits to Tyneside and we’re instead backing them to do the same again.
    After a run of three straight away draws at Brighton, Fulham and Man City, the shackles came off against Palace and the confidence returned.
    The Reds to net three or more is evens, while we’d also recommend a play on Liverpool winning both halves at 17/10.
    Mo Salah is an odds-on favourite to net in this game but we often shy away from those sort of prices when it comes to a goalscorer.
    Leave the Egyptian well alone and instead back Sadio Mane at evens.
    He’s got two in his last two after ending a lengthy drought – he’s the man to be on.
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