Poland is the bookmakers’ favorite to win Saturday’s European Championship semi-final match against Slovenia. In case of overcoming this obstacle, bookmakers bet on the White-Reds also in the final match, both if the opponent is Serbia or Italy.
The quarterfinal match against Russia (Olympic vice-champion), was won by our team 3:0, after the excellent play of Bartosz Kurek and Wilfredo Leon. It was a show of strength of Vital Heynen’s (coach) team. This has been noticed by bookmakers, who pay even four times more for a Slovenian victory on Saturday in Katowice than for a Polish win. That means their favorite is definitely the hosts.
In the second semifinal, they bet a Serbian victory over Italy. After the analysis of the bookmakers’ indications from the previous rounds and the only match in which the players who were doomed to fail was the Czech Republic’s team. The team from our southern border calmly defeated the Olympic Champions (France) from Tokyo 3:0.
Semi-finals and medal matches will be played on Saturday and Sunday in Katowice.
Saturday (18 Sep)
5:30 PM Poland – Slovenia
9:00 PM Italy – Serbia
Sunday (19 Sep)
5:30 PM – Bronze Medal Match
8:30 PM – Gold Medal Match