Match of the day – England U21 – France U21 – 18.June.2019
England U21 – France U21
Two of the favorites to win the European Championship under 21 are the national of England and France, two historical rivals who came to this tournament with the most talented footballers of this age group. French national is trained by Sylvain Ripoll and among the most remarkable footballers are Houssem Aouar and Lucas Tousart from Lyon, Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig and Matteeo Guendouzi who evolves even in England for Arsenal London.
No English player has been selected from the Tankers team, but the national English team trained by Aidy Boothroyd is made up of several young people called from Leicester City and Chelsea London. Many specialists expect striker Dominic Solanke to be the decisive man for the English in this first European Championship confrontation.
In the previous friendly matches of this final tournament both England and France tested several game schemes and tried different strategies. We must not overlook the fact that in the last four direct games Under 21 team of France has been victorious every time and scored at least twice. Under these circumstances a French victory, rated 2.80 by bookmakers, may be the winning choice for gamblers in this European football derby.