The Euro 2020 tournament was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. Now, the tournament is nearing its belated kick off on June 11. Twenty-four teams will play across Europe for the Euro 2020 Championship. Portugal defeated France in the Euro 2016 final in a thriller and we could see another classic final this year. The Euro 2020 tournament will cap off a very busy 12 months of football and run from June 11 to July 11.

Euro 2020 Group B will be an exciting one with Belgium tipped as the early favourites to win it. Denmark, Finland, and Russia will join Belgium in Euro 2020 Group B. The group’s games will be held in Denmark and Russia giving both the Danes and the Russians the benefit of playing on home soil. Euro 2020 Group B kicks off on June 12 with Denmark playing Finland and Russia hosting Belgium.

Three teams could qualify for the knockout rounds from Euro 2020 Group B. The top two teams in Group B will qualify for the elimination rounds. Meanwhile, the four best third-place group teams at the tournament will also qualify for the next stage. Euro 2020 Group B kicks off on June 12 with all four teams playing. Which nation will top the group?

Euro 2020 Group B Betting Odds

 

Belgium will kick off their Euro 2020 Group B journey on June 12 against Russia. The game will be played in Saint Petersburg. The game will be played after Denmark’s fixture versus Finland in Copenhagen. It is manager Robert Martinez’s Belgium that are favourites to win Euro 2020 Group B. Belgium are at odds of 8/11 to win the group and advance to the knockout round of the tournament. The Red Devils are the No. 1 team in the world according to FIFA. They will face off with Greece and Croatia in friendlies ahead of the tournament.

Denmark are second favourites in the group going into the tournament. The Danes are at odds of 11/4 to win the group. It will be very difficult for the team to top the group with Belgium as one of their rivals. Denmark will play two difficult teams in friendly play before Euro 2020 Group B begins. They will play Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina in June in the build-up to the game versus Finland in Copenhagen.

Russia are one of the hosts in the group and are at odds of 11/2 to win the group. Russia are ranked 38th in the world according to FIFA. The team have blown hot and cold over the last 12 months of international football. Russia played 11 matches in international play with seven of those games ending without a win. Their 2020 was capped off with a humiliating 5-0 loss to Serbia. Russia are not in form.

Finland are bringing up the rear of Euro 2020 Group B. The Finnish team are a plucky little side. Still, they should have difficult with Denmark and Belgium. Finland are winless in four straight international games going into their pre-Euro 2020 friendlies against Sweden and Estonia.

Euro 2020 Group B Team News

Belgium arguably have the strongest squad other than France at the Euro 2020 tournament. The Belgians have a brilliant cast of players headlined by striker Romelu Lukaku and midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. Although midfielder Axel Witsel was injured for much of the second half of the season at Borussia Dortmund due to an Achilles’ tendon injury, he is in the side for the time being.

Denmark have a strong, but unexciting squad of players. No forward called up to the squad has more than eight international goals. Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen is the national team’s leading caps holder with 106. Eriksen has 36 goals in international play. The midfielder did not have a great club season for Inter Milan and will aim to have a good tournament.

Russia are underdogs to get through to the knockout round. If they are one of the four best third-place teams in the group stage, the Russians can qualify for the round of 16. They have not played well in recent games. Thirty-two-year-old Artem Dzyuba will be counted on by the squad to get goals He has 29 in 50 international matches.

Markku Kanerva has been manager of the Finnish national team since December 2016. He had very little management experience prior to getting the job. Kanerva coached FC Viking for one season before moving into the international team set-up. Striker Teemu Pukki of Norwich City is the team’s main goalscoring threat. Even with Pukki leading the line, Finland have a tall task to get through.

Euro 2020 Group B Prediction

To win the Euro 2020 Group B: Belgium @ 8/11 - BET NOW

Belgium are one of the favourites to win the Euro 2020 tournament. They have an immense wealth of talent, but this is likely the last chance for this group of players to win an international tournament. Belgium’s golden generation could be over after Euro 2020 and a new group of players may be needed for next year’s World Cup.

Denmark to qualify for the round of 16 @ 2/9 - BET NOW

 

Denmark are Euro 2020 Group B’s second-best team. There is no doubt that they can challenge Belgium for the group win, but Denmark just don’t have the front-to-back quality the Red Devils do. Denmark should get off to a good start against Finland to set themselves up for qualification for the round of 16. Denmark will host Belgium on matchday 2 in Copenhagen in the game of the group.

Finland to finish bottom of the group @ 4/7 - BET NOW

 

Finland will play in their first-ever Euro tournament this summer after qualifying for the major competition. They are expected to finished at the bottom of Euro 2020 Group B according to leading sportsbooks. Although Finland have made strides over recent years, they are a step or two behind the rest of the teams in the group. Russia are not a strong team either. Yet, they have experience at international tournaments and that should help them finish in third.