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Group E & F match 3: Iceland/Austria, Hungary/Portugal, Italy/Ireland, Sweden/Belgium

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Finally some open games. This is the championship I've been waiting for. Glad Iceland progressed too! Now they're up against England, which should be a decent game.

Also, go Sweden. This is our last shot at progressing in a major tournament for the coming 50 years, since Zlatan will retire :(  

 

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2 minutes ago, Gylfi Gylfi Gylfi said:

Fucking mental! Best game of the tournament. Unfortunately that means the mighty Iceland are now playing the mighty England. I might have to ditch Gylfi and the boys and go back to my real team.

I'd stick with Iceland, you'll get to support them for longer.

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Let's see which pairing do we have now for the knock out phase.

Switzerland - Poland

Wales - ?

Croatia - Portugal (?)

France - ?

Germany - Slovakia (?)

Hungary - whoever finishes 2nd in Group E.

Italy - Spain (game of the round).

England - Iceland

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According to Eurosport website the draw is as follows:

Match 1: Switzerland v Poland

Match 2: Croatia v Portugal

Match 3: Wales v 3rd Group C / D

Match 4: Hungary v Runner-up Group E

Match 5: Germany v Slovakia

Match 6: Italy v Spain

Match 7: France v 3rd Group C / D / E

Match 8: England v Iceland

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2 minutes ago, OmnomnomPomelo said:

Hungary vs Portugal
The most interesting match yet?
 

Definitely the most entertaining one. Interesting is kind of the wrong word, since neither of the teams really had to win.

Group F being a complete trainwreck has definitely been the most fun part about this Euro.

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Missed the Portugal/Hungary game, as I was out getting my messages. Recorded it. Will watch it later. I caught a glimpse of it when I got back and it looked a really good match, at 3-3. Am looking forward to watching a really good match, or at least a fun one, with lots of goals for a change. Tonight, I'm watching Ireland get beat 2-1 by Italy.

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Ireland decent so far - hope they can get that goal. Brady's deliveries are exceptional 

This ref is a bit of an idiot. 

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1 hour ago, Gylfi Gylfi Gylfi said:

Fucking mental! Best game of the tournament. Unfortunately that means the mighty Iceland are now playing the mighty England. I might have to ditch Gylfi and the boys and go back to my real team.

Plastic.

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5 minutes ago, The Killer Snark said:

That was never a penalty, IMO. Incidental minor contact. And he threw himself along the ground like a sack of bricks.

Looked like he was about to take a shot. Absolutely no reason to go down. 

The ref is either incompetent, craven or corrupt. 

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7 minutes ago, The Killer Snark said:

Have the Russian fans kidnapped the Italian team and replaced them with the Russian side? They have been absolutely terrible.

It's not that much of a shock. They got their 6 points, why would they care about winning this match? They could lose 31-0 and would still be guaranteed to win the group.

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Well, the Swedish have done quite good since the beginning of the second half... I doubt it will last long, but nice 5/10 minutes effort.

Gonna take a look at Ireland / Italy... c'mon Ireland, crush'em ! 

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