Ahead of making their bow at the Euro 2020, both Spain and Sweden have been plagued by a series of setbacks.
Despite the sorry state of affairs within the two camps, both sides will be looking to get off to the best possible start to their adventures at the Euros.
For this fixture, we will present our Euro 2020 betting tips with odds from our 1xbet review.
Spain have had to endure a rough build-up to the Euro 2020, with uncertainty surrounding their readiness for the tournament after a series of unfortunate occurrences.
Hit by players contracting COVID-19, making contingency plans, and forced to field the U-21 in a friendly against Lithuania, the preparations have been a far cry from what Luis Enrique would have wanted.
Going into their first group game against Sweden, Spain will be without the duo of Sergio Busquets. Diego Llorente has since returned two consecutive negative tests, but he is still a doubt along with Busquets.
However, Spain are a team brimming with talents and they will still fancy their chances of getting off to a great start against the Scandinavians.
Sweden have also had their fair bit of a setback ahead of their opening game against Spain. Juventus forward, Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanberg have both been ruled out due to positive COVID-19 tests.
The Scandinavians do have a match on their hands despite the fact Spain is a little depleted. Although going by their recent form in friendlies, Sweden looks like a team that can go this distance even against the former World and European Champions.
However, their previous Head-to-Head record paints a different picture. Both teams were in the same Euro 2020 qualifying group and Spain won 3-0 at home, before scoring a last gasp equalizer to earn a 1-1 draw in Stockholm to seal their place in the European championship.
In the absence of Kulusevski, Sweden will pin their hopes on 22-year-old Real Sociedad forward, Alexander Isak to lead from the front.
This encounter promises to be an exciting match-up., and we have reasons to believe so. Spain dominated when they first met in the first leg of Euro 2020 qualifying, while Sweden almost ran out with a win but had to settle for a 1-1 draw.
It is hard not to back Spain to win this game despite their recent troubles. Thus, we are backing the La Furia Roja to win at 1.45 on 1xbet.
Both sides have been scoring a fair amount of goals in recent games and it is more than likely they’ll take their respective goal-scoring form into this game. Over 2.5 goals at 2.08 on 1xbet look like a bargain and we are going to pitch our tent with that for the second tip.
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