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Euro 2016 Wednesday Chat: The Ending Of The Group Stage

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Sweden, Belgium, Rep Ireland, Italy, Austria, Iceland, Hungary and Portugal all in action today.

Will he take the ball home or will the real Ronaldo turn up tonight?
Will he take the ball home or will the real Ronaldo turn up tonight?
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We will know the last 16 lineup after today's games and with only 8 teams being knocked out many teams strategy could be influenced by their need overall rather than the status of the game.  I'm not sure that is a good thing but then again tell that to the Northern Ireland fans who were actually really happy at 1-0 down against Germany yesterday.  Knowing that if it ended that way they would have a very good chance of progression they cheered their side to the result which ultimately has put them into the knockout round.

Todays games

Sweden v Belgium

Rep Ireland v Italy

Portugal v Hungary

Austria v Iceland

I have the armband on Gareth Bale and have to decide whether I chase points in the hope Christano Ronaldo scores twice or more.  I could also take a shot with Romelu Lukaku or Kevin De Bruyne so have a decision to make.

Who are you on?

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