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Euro 2016 predictions: Who will emerge victorious?

The European Championship (Euro 2016) kicks off tomorrow and there will be twenty-four teams competing for the first time in the history of the competition from June 11 to July 11.

FourthOfficial.com predicts the outcome from the group stages to the final in Saint Denis:

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GROUP A (France, Romania, Albania, Switzerland)

Winner: France
Runner-up: Switzerland

GROUP B (England, Russia, Wales, Slovakia)

Winner: England
Runner-up: Russia

GROUP C (Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Northern Ireland)

Winner: Germany
Runner-up: Poland

GROUP D (Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Croatia)

Winner: Spain
Runner-up: Croatia

GROUP E (Belgium, Italy, Republic of Ireland, Sweden)

Winner: Belgium
Runner-up: Italy

Group F (Portugal, Iceland, Austria, Hungary)

Winner: Portugal
Runner-up: Austria 

Best third-place teams: Romania (A), Wales (B), Sweden (E), Iceland (F)

Photo Credit: UEFA
Photo Credit: UEFA

Knockout phase structure

UEFA have arranged the match-ups to take place as follows:

Match 1: Runner-up Group A v Runner-up Group C
Match 2: Winner Group D v 3rd Place Group B/E/F
Match 3: Winner Group B v 3rd Place Group A/C/D
Match 4: Winner Group F v Runner-up Group E 
Match 5: Winner Group C v 3rd Place Group A/B/F 
Match 6: Winner Group E v Runner-up Group D
Match 7: Winner Group A v 3rd Place Group C/D/E
Match 8: Runner-up Group B v Runner-up Group F

The winner of matches 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 will face each other in the quarter-finals.

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Photo Credit: Euro 2016

Round of 16:

Match 1 winner: Poland
Match 2 winner: Spain
Match 3 winner: England
Match 4 winner: Portugal
Match 5 winner: Germany
Match 6 winner: Belgium
Match 7 winner: France
Match 8 winner: Austria 


QF 1 winner: Spain
QF 2 winner: Portugal
QF 3 winner: Germany
QF 4 winner: France


SF 1 winner: Portugal
SF 2 winner: France


Photo Credit: ESPNFC
Photo Credit: ESPNFC

FourthOfficial.com predicts France to defeat Portugal to clinch European Championship.

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