Euro 2016 is hotting up, and these three star men all have an eye for goal
Here's hoping Dmitri Payet can round off a profitable day of punting
Group A featured two very tight games in the opening round with Romania playing brilliantly against a quality French side and Albania almost stunning Switzerland with 10 men. The second round of group games gets underway on Wednesday though, with Russia and Slovakia kicking off the Group B second round action – and the day’s football.
Russia vs Slovakia
2.00pm kick off
Considering how bad Russia were against England and yet somehow still got a result, you have to wonder whether they can afford to be that crap again. The simple answer is no and with someone like Artem Dzyuba in their ranks they are always dangerous. He got eight goals in qualifying and is quite a danger in the air – if Russia can get the service to him. He’s their key threat and can help Russia to three points at anytime scorer odds of .
Romania vs Switzerland
5.00pm kick off
One of the surprises of the first round was how well Romania stuck it to the French on the opening night. Going into the game all the talk was about their defence, and it did take a Dmitri Payet wondergoal to deny them a point. If they can repeat their performance from Friday on Wednesday they’ve every chance.
But the Swiss won’t be pushovers, knowing that a win could see them through. They took their foot off the gas against Albania though, and if they do it this time, they’ll be punished. Stancu opened his account from the penalty spot against France and he can add another on Wednesday at .
France vs Albania
8.00pm kick off
They’ve got Payet. Dmitri Payet. And now we think you understand.
West Ham fans will know that once Payet finds the net he usually goes on a run. And the danger is even if you close the ball out away from him, he’ll have plenty of backup. Payet was France’s star on Friday and he can be their key tonight as well and send them through to the knock-out round with an anytime goal at .