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16th June, 2 pm, Finland v Russia: Key Facts
- The Russians must win the fixture against Finland on June 17th, if they aim to reach the Round of 16.
- Russia, ranking in 34th place, holds an advantage of 25 positions over Finland in the rankings as they sit in 59th position.
- The Russian team is a big favourite for winning this match, and having the Finns overturning the odds would be a long shot.
Our Euro 2020 predictions suggest the match will probably be set up in the first few minutes, and Betfair predicts a Russian win, with odds of 3/5.
Odds are subject to change. Last updated May 31, 2021.
Compare The Best Odds for Finland vs Russia at Euro 2020
Although the Euro 2020 finals were postponed, the tournament will still be hosted in various European cities, breaking the tradition of its sixty-year history.
The tournament is set to kick off on 11 June 2021, with newcomers, Finland, going head to head against Russia just a few days later.
Sports commentators and football fans alike are already analysing the Finland vs Russia odds. Check out the table below to see what our expert team considers to be the best odds.
Match Info, Statistics and Live Score for Finland vs Russia
These Group B contenders will face each other on Russia’s home turf, at the Saint Petersburg stadium. The match is scheduled for 16 June 2021 at 15:00 local time.
While Russia’s home advantage plays an obvious role in influencing Euro 2020 tips and the Finland – Russia Euro 2020 odds, Finnish supporters are still hopeful that their team exhibits the same excellent performance seen during the qualifiers.
Despite being defeated by Bosnia and Herzegovina, they did surprisingly well overall, managing to secure a place in their first ever European Championship.
Finland have yet to beat Russia in a match since 1995, with four glaring losses recorded in the history books. Furthermore, Russia will be keen to prove their mettle, having been eliminated in the previous two Euro finals.
Euro 2021 Predictions
If the history of these two teams is anything to go by, the prognostics and Euro 2021 tips show that the Finland vs Russia odds are likely to be in Russia’s favour.
Be sure to check out the table below for blow-by-blow live updates including shots, blocks, crosses, corners, fouls and more. These stats also indicate how the live Finland – Russia betting odds will fluctuate during the match.
Finland vs Russia Head to Head: Statistics & Results
Will Finland prove to be a worthy opponent? Or will Russia maintain their sterling record of wins against the Finnish team? Below you’ll find an overview into each team’s past results and possible potential, offering further insights into the Finland vs Russia odds.
Finland at Euro 2020
Out of 109 qualifying matches, Finland scored 116 goals, averaging 1.06 goals per fixture. Apart from 24 draws, they acquired 30 wins and suffered 55 losses.
The Finnish coach, Markku Kanerva, encourages team spirit and attributes their qualifying victory to effective defending and attacking.
Teemu Pukki, playing in the centre-forward position made history during the qualifiers when he scored ten goals in ten matches, securing his team’s place in the finals. With tough Finland vs Russia odds, everyone will be watching the top goalscorer closely.
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Russia at Euro 2020
With 33 games played at the finals, Russia boasts 38 goals at an average of 1.15 per match. These stats, including the team’s 12 wins, seven draws, and 14 losses will no doubt reflect in the Finland vs Russia odds.
Additionally, an average of 3.3 goals scored per game during the qualifiers is in stark contrast to Finland’s 1.6 average, making Russia a formidable opponent.
Still, Russian coach Stanislav Chercheso, noted Finland’s capabilities, stating how they qualified with ease for the Euro 2020.
Artem Dzyuba, responsible for the forward position, managed nine goals in the qualifiers, with Denis Cherychev not far behind, contributing five. While worthy goalscorers, Finland better have their defence in order as well.