The forty-seventh edition of the oldest football tournament Copa America started on the 13th of June, and it will last until the 10th of July. Organized by CONMEBOL, the Copa America 2021 is hosted by the current title holders Brazil. The Copa America 2019 was also hosted by Brazil. The ten participating teams are Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela from the North Zone Group A, and Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay from the South Zone Group B.
Another major football tournament has already started, the UEFA European Championship 2020. The sixteenth edition of the biggest European football tournament was scheduled from the 12th of June to the 12th of July 2020, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Finally, the UEFA Euro 2020 started on the 11th of June and it will last until the 11thof July. Twenty-four teams participate in six groups.
Group A includes Switzerland, Wales, Italy, and Turkey. Group B consists of Russia, Belgium, Finland, and Denmark, while Group C includes North Macedonia, Austria, Ukraine, and the Netherlands. In Group D are England, Croatia, Scotland, and the Czech Republic, while Group E consists of Slovakia, Poland, Sweden, and Spain. Lastly, Group F includes Hungary, Portugal, France, and Germany.
Football Coming to America
The sixteenth edition of the biggest North American, Caribbean, and Central American football tournament, the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, starts on the 10th of July and will last until the 1st of August. The Gold Cup will see sixteen teams from two confederations competing in nine host cities and ten venues.
The participating teams in Group A are Mexico, El Salvador, Curaçao, and the winner of the ninth preliminary match. Group B includes the United States, Canada, Martinique, and the winner of the seventh preliminary match. Group C consists of Costa Rica, Suriname, Jamaica, and the winner of the eighth preliminary match, and finally, Group D consists of Qatar, Grenada, Panama, and Honduras.
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The Copa America 2021 – Which Teams are More Likely to Win?
The Copa America 2021 in Brazil is most likely to win the forty-seventh edition of the biggest South American football tournament. At major sports betting sites, Brazil is listed as the favourite at +120 odds. Major sports betting sites listed Argentina as the second most likely team to win the Copa America 2021 title at +275 odds, with Lionel Messi most likely to be the top goal scorer followed by Neymar. Colombia comes next with +600 odds, followed by Uruguay at +800 odds and Chile at +1200 odds. Next come Peru, Venezuela, Paraguay, Ecuador, and Bolivia. So, the top five teams most likely to win are:
- Brazil +120
- Argentina +275
- Colombia +600
- Uruguay +800
- Chile +1200
The Euro 2020 – Who are the Favourites to Win?
The Euro 2020 has already started and it most certainly will be a superb tournament. The reigning champions Portugal is not listed as the favourite to take the title this year. According to major sports betting sites, the current World Cup Champions France has the biggest chance of winning the Euro 2020. Listed as the favourite with +475 odds, France is followed by England with +600 odds. Next comes Belgium with +750 odds, followed by Italy listed with +800 odds and finally the reigning champion Portugal listed at +800 odds as well.
Germany is listed next at +900 odds, followed by Spain with the same odds and Netherlands with +1500 odds. Denmark and Croatia come next with +2500 and +4000 odds respectively. Next come Turkey and Switzerland listed with +5000 and +6000 odds respectively, with Sweden, Poland, and Austria coming next. The three teams with the worst odds to win the tournament are North Macedonia, Hungary, and Finland. The top five favourites to win are:
- France +475
- England +600
- Belgium +750
- Italy +800
- Portugal +800
The 2021 Gold Cup – Which Teams Have the Best Winning Odds?
Mexico is one of the biggest favourites for winning the 2021 Gold Cup. Mexico won eleven times, including the 2019 Gold Cup. The United States with six titles is also one of the favourites. Honduras is also out there, considering they won the Central American Cup four times, including the 2017 edition. Much is also expected from Canada, Jamaica, Costa Rica, and El Salvador. The top five favourites to win the 2021 Gold Cup are:
- The United States
- Costa Rica