By News Team
Last Updated: 11th June 2021
Have Wales got what it takes to match or even surpass their heroics from Euro 2016 and become the pride of the Home Nations once again?
The challenge for Robert Page is trying to match Wales’ superb effort the last time the Euros were played, can he even take them further?
Page is fortunate to have the same core as the 2016 squad and some truly world class options available to him. As well as this, some of the youngsters that have progressed through the ranks have certainly bolstered his attacking options. With this in mind, can the Wales fans dare to dream?
Ahead of this year’s European Championship, we have taken a look at all you need to know about the Dragons for their campaign – ranging from the Wales squad announcement, their upcoming fixtures and the latest and best odds for the nation.
Who’s in the confirmed line up for Wales’s 2021 squad?
The squad selection was a major talking point in the build-up to Wales’s Euro bid with big name players left out with bags of experience such as Tom Lawrence, who has 23 caps, and Hal Robson-Kanu, who was iconic in their 2016 bid for glory. See below for the Wales Euros squad.
Who do Wales play next at the Euros?
As for the Wales Euro fixtures, the Dragons have been drawn alongside Switzerland, Italy and Turkey in Group A. They open their campaign against Switzerland in Baku on June 12th before facing Turkey on June 16th. They finish with the mammoth task of facing the unbeaten in three years Italian team in Rome on June 20th.
What are the odds that Wales win the Euros?
As previously mentioned, The Dragons have some world class talent in their squad this year, as well as up and coming exciting youngsters. They start as 150/1 outsiders for the tournament. If they are going to repeat their heroics of 2016 they will need their talisman Gareth Bale to be on song. He is currently 5/4 to be Wales’s top scorer for the tournament and 66/1 to win the Golden Boot for the Euros.
What’s the latest news on the Wales football team?
There has been much speculation of Bale’s retirement once Wales reach their end point in the tournament, but with him proving his fitness for Spurs recently, it’s almost certain he will be the first name on the team sheet this Saturday.