Portugal advances to Semi-finals
The Czech Republic had a good tournament, but Portugal with Ronaldo being the 'difference maker', was dominant in this match. Portugal now advances to play the winner of Spain and France on Wednesday June 27th.
To see ESPN highlights, CLICK here (to scroll ahead to the goal, it is at 1:40 seconds of ESPN highlights).
Friday's Quarterfinal Match
Germany vs. Greece, 1:45pm.
This would be the big upset of the final eight, if Greece can beat Germany. Greece has already pulled off some surprises, including beating Russia, so maybe they have more to come?
Las Vegas: Euro 2010 Odds
To get an idea of how the oddsmakers see the chances of the teams to win the championship, here are the current odds:
- Spain — 2-to-1
- Germany — 2-to-1
- England — 8-to-1
- France — 10-to-1
- Italy — 8-to-1
- Portugal — 7-to-1
- Czech Republic — 40-to-1
- Greece — 50-to-1
- Numbers from LVH Superbook
In a quote from the Las Vegas Sun: “Germany’s playing a little bit better than Spain and getting supported more at the betting window, too,” Sherman said. “Germany has been by far the most popular bet team on an individual game basis.”
Good luck to the Greeks and those who bet on them Friday!