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Sunday's Euro 2020 predictions including England vs. Croatia

Sports Mole provides score predictions for all of Sunday's Euro 2020 fixtures, including England vs. Croatia.


England vs. Croatia (Sunday, 2.00pm)

England's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring against Romania on June 6, 2021© Reuters

The journey to Euro 2020 glory begins on Sunday for England, as they renew hostilities with Croatia at Wembley Stadium three years after the Chequered Ones dashed their World Cup dreams.

Gareth Southgate's crop are already being tipped by some to make history and go all the way in the tournament, but the visit of Croatia represents a stern test in front of 22,500 optimistic supporters.

We say: England 2-1 Croatia


While Southgate still has dilemmas in all areas of the pitch to solve, the Three Lions' youthful attacking talent can strike fear into the hearts of any European defence, and it is up to the likes of Grealish and Mount to justify their possible selections over the likes of Foden and Raheem Sterling.

Croatia's form over the past 12 months has been indifferent to say the least, but there is no writing them off. Both sides will of course be expected to finish in the top two come the close of play in Group D, but with the raucous home crowd making the difference that has been missing all season long, we are backing England's firepower to propel them to a first-ever opening day victory at the Euros.

Our tipster partners are predicting over 1.5 goals.

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> How Croatia could line up against England

> How England could line up against Croatia

> England possible starting XI for Croatia clash


Austria vs. N. Macedonia (Sunday, 5.00pm)

Austria's Christoph Baumgartner celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates on March 28, 2021© Reuters

Austria will be looking to claim their first ever victory at the European Championships, when they take on tournament debutants North Macedonia in their Group C opener in Bucharest on Sunday evening.

Both nations are already familiar with one another, having locked horns twice during their respective qualification campaigns, with the Austrians winning on both occasions.

We say: Austria 2-1 North Macedonia


Both nations will be aware that claiming three points on Sunday would provide a massive boost in their quest to secure at least one of the four best third-place positions up for grabs or even a place in the top two in Group C.

North Macedonia will be a threat going forward and did score in both of their previous meetings with Austria, but we feel that Foda's side will have just enough to secure a narrow victory in Bucharest.

Our tipster partners are predicting over 1.5 goals.

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> How North Macedonia could line up against Austria

> How Austria could line up against North Macedonia


Netherlands vs. Ukraine (Sunday, 8.00pm)

Memphis Depay celebrates scoring for Netherlands on June 6, 2021© Reuters

Netherlands take on Ukraine in Group C of Euro 2020 at Amsterdam ArenA on Sunday.

These two nations will be expected to progress to the knockout stages, so this meeting could play a key part in determining which side tops the group.

We say: Netherlands 1-1 Ukraine


With both sides potentially deploying 3-5-2 formations, it is tough to envisage a classic at the Amsterdam ArenA on Sunday.

Ukraine's last three competitive matches have all ended 1-1, so it would be no surprise to see a repeat of that scoreline, which in truth may suit both nations with potentially easier matches in the group to come.

Our tipster partners are predicting over 1.5 goals.

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> How Ukraine could line up against Netherlands

> How Netherlands could line up against Ukraine

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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