Croatia Group H favourites ahead of Italy

Euro 2016 qualification begins this weekend and two of the top seeded teams in the draw, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Italy, are not the favourites to win their groups according to the Infostrada Sports’ National Team Ranking. Six of the nine groups have an overwhelming favourite to be group winner and only one of the groups looks truly competitive at this stage. We finish our analysis of the groups by looking at E to I. Our previous article analysing Groups A to D can be read here:

Group E is a fight for top spot between England and Switzerland who are rated similarly in our model. Slovenia are by far the most likely of the remainder to reach at least the play-offs. This is the second group after Group C in which the seeded order matches the order of likely qualification.



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