Well the French may well take some stopping at Euro 2016. The host nation is running as 3/1 favourites in the outright winner market and that says a lot about their standing at the moment. Despite the lack of competitive football since winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup, they have been steadily growing as a force under Didier Deschamps and enter their own tournament as favourites.
They have quality in all departments and they look as they have a variety in their players and the ability to handle any situation. They open against Romania on Friday night in the big Euro 2016 kickoff and will they come racing out of the blocks and put on a show in Paris?
The fact that they are 3/1 favourites, ahead of the 4/1 price on Germany, the 5/1 quote on Spain and the 9/1 price on England, speaks volumes about the expectancy riding on the home nation. Can they live up to the pressure and expectations on home soil? With nine wins in their last ten games ahead of the tournament, it’s not unreasonable to assume that they will be just fine.
Open an account with Ladbrokes and you can take a special 6/1 price boost on France just reaching the final, which is a massive offer. In the regular Euro 2016 odds they are in at 7/4 to reach the finale.