The biggest surprise of Euro 2016 qualifying has been the disappointing performances of the Netherlands. 'Oranje' is in a dire situation: In their final group game, they must beat the Czech Republic. At the same time, Turkey must lose to Iceland.
There are plenty of potential candidates for the Netherlands job following the sacking of Danny Blind. However, at least one Dutch football expert believes the national team's problems run much deeper.
Authorities in France and neighboring countries are working hard to keep fans and athletes safe, but the US has issued a travel warning for Europe. Germany, for its part, will institute additional security controls.
French President Francois Hollande has ordered an additional 3,000 security professionals for the football tournament. Surveillance will be tightened in light of the recent attacks in Paris and Brussels.
Iceland overcame massive odds to book a 1-1 draw against the fancied Portuguese in Group F. Portugal had 72 per cent of the ball and 26 shots on target. But in the end it was one goal apiece.
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