Euro 2016: England v Russia - 10 Vital Statistics


10. England have won six of their 14 meetings with Russia (as Russia, CIS and Soviet Union). They are favourites to win at 1.92.

9. Russia have won four of those 14 matches, drawing four and losing six. They can be backed at 4.75 to win.

8. England have never won their first game in a European Championship. Russia are 1.98 to either win or draw in a Double Chance bet.

7. The Three Lions are unbeaten in their last seven European Championship matches (excluding penalty shootouts), winning four and drawing three. They are 1.21 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

6. Russia have been involved in 4-1 scorelines in their last two European Championship openers, losing 4-1 to Spain in 2008 before beating Czech Republic 4-1 in 2012. They are 111.0 and 33.00 respectively to win or lose 4-1.

5. The nations last met in the Euro 2008 qualifying campaign. England won 3-0 at home in September 2007, a repeat of which is priced at 14.00.

4. Russia won the reverse fixture 2-1 in Moscow a month later. An identical scoreline is available at 15.00.

3. Marcus Rashford could become the youngest England player to take part in a European Championship game. The Manchester United striker is 3.20 to score at any time.

2. Wayne Rooney currently holds that record (18 years 233 days), on top of being the youngest England goalscorer at a European Championship. He is 6.00 to open the scoring.

1. Rooney is two short of Alan Shearer’s England record of seven goals at previous European Championships. England’s captain is 15.00 to score twice or more.