In group B match of the Euro tournament begins with the struggle between Welsh and Slovaks. National team of England is a favorite there, and also there are three approximately equal by their potential teams - Wales, Russia and Slovakia. And while experts put the England's team to the top of this quartet, the three other contenders for the playoff tournament will have to solve some problems during their matches. One of the key matches will be held today - Wales, led by Gareth Bale will play with Slovakia.
In view of the extension of the tournament to 24 teams and exit to the playoffs of 4 of 6's third teams in the group, one victory will be enough to get into the 1/8. For both teams, this match is one of the two best chances to get such victory. Then Wales has to play match against England, whom they play very badly with, but also to postpone the crucial victory for the last game with Russia is too dangerous. Slovakia has better schedule of games, but the first match will be a good stepping stone for a better seeding to the playoffs, so they will compete for their future at the Euro.