Finals of the U21 European Championship
Jamie Pacheco's outright tip is sitting pretty ahead of the U21 final but the best soccer tips for tomorrow for this game might just be to put your money on yet another penalty being awarded…
Spain U21 v Germany U21
Sunday June 23, 18:45
Live on Sky Sports Football
Spain getting better by the game
It seems a long time ago now but Spain came pretty close lớn being knocked out as far back as their second group game. With the clock ticking away, they found a late winner against Belgium and haven't looked back since, thrashing Poland 5-0 in their final group game and comprehensively beating France 4-1 in the semis.
Their performance against Sylvain Ripoll's men was of the highest quality. Despite going a goal down, they kept their cool, passed the ball beautifully and just kept on going with some of their counter-attacking soccer tips daily win of the sort you'd expect lớn see played by Barcelona or the senior Spain team.
The fact that their four goals all came from separate players shows they have attacking threats in plenty of different areas. They're looking very impressive indeed.
Did Germany peak too soon?
If Spain seem to be getting better game by game then Germany have been more a case of peaking too early. Impressive in beating Denmark 3-1 and Serbia 6-1, they put in a pretty lacklustre performance when drawing 1-1 with Austria and did it the hard way against Romania.
Twice they went a goal behind, twice they got back to parity before going 3-2 up late on and finished Romania off with virtually the last kick of the game to make it 4-2. It really wasn't as comfortable as the scoreline suggests.
If they go on to win this, they have one man in particular lớn thank. Luca Waldschmidt has been incredible all tournament and has seven goals from just five matches, including netting two in the semi. He'd be a deserved winner of the Player of the Tournament award whether Germany go on to win it or not.
Spain a tad short for 90-minute win
Spain were of course my outright tip before an Adidas Conext 19 size 5 ball was kicked in anger.
So it's a very nice position to be in when a 4/1 chance is now a 4/9 shot lớn win the tournament.
That said, I appreciate not everyone will have been on Spain from the start so for those looking for a bet on the match winner market, the advice is...to leave it alone.
Spain have been excellent for the last two games yes, but 19/20 on the 90 minute win is a bit shorter than what I would have expected.