Preview: Poland vs. Iceland

June 8, 2021

Poland play host to Iceland on Tuesday evening looking to earn a morale-boosting victory ahead of their appearance at Euro 2020. While the visitors have missed out on another outing at a major tournament, they could also benefit from a win after a disappointing period of results since September. When Paulo Sousa was appointed as the new manager of Poland, the Portuguese would have envisaged at least three wins from…

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Preview: Netherlands vs. Georgia

June 6, 2021

The Netherlands will complete their preparations for Euro 2020 with a friendly against Georgia at De Grolsch Veste in Enschede on Sunday evening. Frank de Boer’s side played out a 2-2 draw with Scotland in their last match on Wednesday, while Georgia will enter the contest off the back of a morale-boosting 2-1 success away to Romania. Memphis Depay scored twice for the Netherlands in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Scotland,…

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Preview: Belgium vs. Croatia

June 6, 2021

Belgium and Croatia will both endeavour to round off their Euro 2020 preparations with a victory when they do battle at the King Baudouin Stadium in Sunday’s friendly. Both footballing powerhouses played out 1-1 draws in their midweek encounters, with Belgium being held by Greece while the Chequered Ones failed to get one over Armenia. With the likes of Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Thibaut Courtois all out of…

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Preview: Spain vs. Portugal

June 4, 2021

Spain and Portugal will begin their preparations for their respective Euro 2020 campaigns when they lock horns in an international friendly on Friday night. La Roja will take on Sweden in their European Championships opener on June 14, while Portugal are preparing for the start of their tournament, which sees them face Hungary on June 15. It is going to be fascinating to see how Spain perform in this summer’s…

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Preview: Nigeria vs. Cameroon

June 4, 2021

In the first of two friendlies between the nations within a week, Nigeria and Cameroon square off in Austria on Friday. Both countries cruised through the qualifying stage for the African Cup of Nations, and they will now look to build momentum going into the tournament at the beginning of next year. In their previous round of fixtures in March, Nigeria confirmed their qualification for the African Cup of Nations…

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Preview: Belgium vs. Greece

June 3, 2021

Belgium prepare for what fans hope will be a glorious summer of silverware with a friendly battle against 2004 European Champions Greece in Brussels on Thursday night. While the Red Devils will be participating in Euro 2020, their midweek opponents failed to qualify for the second time running and will simply be looking ahead to the World Cup qualifiers later this year. Despite unsurprising links with the vacant managerial posts…

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