Slovakia travel to Bilbao to play Spain, as Group E draws to a close. Check out our full betting preview for the latest team news, match odds and betting predictions.
Slovakia 🇸🇰 Team News
Ireland has been a happy hunting ground for the Slovakians during qualifying. Having finished third in Group E behind Wales, they had to come through a play-off semi-final here agains the Republic of Ireland (4-2 on penalties), before beating Northern Ireland 2-1 in the play-off final to qualify for the Euro 2020 finals proper.
Key Player: Marek Hamsik
Slovakia's most decorated player and talisman. This will likely be Marek Hamsik's last performances for his country and their all-time leading goalscorer and most-capped player will be looking to go out in style. A talented attacking midfielder, he will provide the threat the Slovakian side need against very strong Group E opponents in Poland, Spain and Sweden.
Spain 🇪🇸 Team News
This is Spains seventh consecutive European Championship finals. They were the first team to retain the title with back to back victories in 2008 and 2012. the La Furia Roja qualified for Euro 2020 with eight wins, their overall record reading P10 W8 D2 L0. They are one of five teams with an unbeaten record in qualifying, along with Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Ukraine.
Key Player: Sergio Ramos
Ramos comes into the Euro 2020 finals off the back of an injury hit season with Real Madrid. Spanish fans will be hoping their inspirational leader will be fit for yet another Euro's campaign, having led the team to success in 2008 and 2012. A tough tackling centre-back who's passion often gets him into trouble, but Spain are undoubtably a better proposition their most-capped player in the team.
Slovakia v Spain Head to Head
Slovakia and Spain have met a total of eight times. All matches played between these two sides have been competitive fixtures. Slovakia claimed a famous 2-1 win against the Spaniards in 2014 and in doing so ended the 37 match unbeaten run that Spain had held in Euro and World Cup qualifiers.
Slovakia v Spain Match Prediction
Spain will be too strong for Slovakia here in Bilbao.
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