After the upheaval in EURO 2016 qualifying Group D, Republic of Ireland are in an excellent position to capture the third spot. They also have a chance to reach second place, ensuring outright qualification. This also means that the Scots went the opposite way. After Scotland v Germany 2-3 appeared in sports scores, and the failure in Georgia last week, they are sitting fourth, four points behind the Irish.
Watching the turnaround in Group D, it is interesting to see the odds for qualification. Republic of Ireland qualifying goes for online betting odds of 2.20 (6/5) at Bet365 Sportsbook. This is actually good business, since the Irish still have a shot at second place finish. They are also in contention for the sole spot of the best third-placed team, and their fighting spirit should help them in a possible playoff fixture as well.
Germany ended their Euro 2016 qualifying struggles by beating the hosts at Hampden Park. The Scotland v Germany 2-3 meant that Joachim Low’s team is only three points away from officially being qualified for the tournament in France next summer.
For long periods of the match, they played like the side that won the World Cup last summer. They kept letting back Scotland to the game however. The hosts were able to equalize twice against the dominant Germans. They also had a shot at leveling again at the very end of the contest.
Joachim Low has to sort out these suicidal tendencies, if he wants to make Germany ruthless champions once again. After the Scotland v Germany 2-3, they are favourites for the European Championship title next summer however, gambling news report. Bet365 Sportsbook has a reasonable offer for them to be crowned. They are available with online betting odds of 4.00 (3/1).
With Scotland suffering two defeats in a row – they were beaten in Georgia last week -, Republic of Ireland were able to overtake them. The Boys in Green won against Gibraltar and Georgia, and now they have a shot at second place.
This will be an interesting group to watch in the last two rounds. The Irish will entertain Germany, while Poland will visit Scotland on the penultimate matchday in Group D. Then in the closing round, Poland and the Republic might decide outright qualification between each other.
Scottish national team coach Gordon Strachan said after Scotland v Germany 2-3, that his side still have a chance to qualify for the EURO 2016. Some chance. Scotland to qualify for the tournament is available with internet betting odds of 13.00 (12/1) at Bet365 Sportsbook.
That would be good money for sure. However you can bet on their failure at 1.04 (1/25). You don’t have to be an expert of gambling facts to sort out what that means. However, Strachan thinks that tracking third-placed Republic of Ireland by four points doesn’t mean that his team is out of the competition yet.
He said, “We are still in this. We’ve had two chances over the last couple of days to pick up points and we’ve not done that, so we can’t look about and blame anybody else for anything. But trust me, we’re still in this.”
He continued, “If we play like that, the same determination with a wee bit luck – when you play the world champions you need a wee bit of luck. You don’t need deflections coming off someone’s foot and creeping in the back of the net.” Strachan was talking about Germany’s luck by Thomas Muller’s shot. However, his side was also favoured by fortune, when the ball came off from Manuel Neuer and bounced back into his net from the chest of Mats Hummels, to make it 1–1.
Strachan added, “They’re a bit disappointed in there but I can feel within that disappointment that they gave it a good shot. We were just a fraction away from it being the perfect performance. We’re three or four passes from being a right good side.”
Then he concluded his press conference after the Scotland v Germany 2-3, “Every one of those guys has got something inside them that drives them on. To go behind against the world champions, go behind again and you keep coming back, keep plugging away – they can be proud of their performances. I can’t wait to get them back together. I’m really proud of them and they should be proud of themselves”.