Has a nation ever been so reliant on one player for success? Probably not since Portugal and Ronaldo in the last World Cup. And what’s this? Yes, same again. Without Ron Portugal will struggle, with him they’ll win the group. Thigh problem not withstanding, let’s assume he plays.
So it’ll be emerging Austria second. After years in the international wilderness they’re back and looking good. With an outside chance of winning this thing.
Iceland and Hungary haven’t played in a tournament for yonks, making this one of the most intriguing groups in the tournament. Portugal aside, any of the remaining trio could make it through.