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Villa and Puyol sidelined for EUFA, may effect Spain’s performance at bookies

Due to last December’s unfortunate injury, prized striker David Villa has announced his decision to sit out for the Euro 2012 in what is a sure to be an upset for fans.

With Villa and Puyol on the Sidelines what will be Spains odds this Euro?

The additional news of Defender Charles Puyol withdrawing from the competition due to a recent knee surgery adds to the injury pool.

Spain might have a tougher time maintaining its title as the EUFA champions without Villa and Puyol, but the team remains in high spirits in spite of the recent developments.  The competition that is to be held in Poland and Ukraine still has Spain favored highly among sports bookies like bet365, 888bet, William Hill, and TitanBet. Likely to finish strongly in the event, Spain will announce its final squad Sunday while the team continues training in Schruns, Austria where players prepare for friendly matches in Switzerland against South Korea and Serbia.

The first game in Spain’s defense of the title is set for June 10th against Italy in Gdansk, Poland.

Bettors are getting geared up for this year’s Euro competition with comprehensive odds available on every match up from all the internet’s top sports books. Entertaining odds on everything from outright winners, finalists, and top scorers to losses by shoot out, corner kicks, and games going into extra minutes, sports books like 888 and Titan cover it all.

Score a free offer of £25 with bet code ‘F25’ when registering to make a wager on the Euro 2012 at William Hill.

The books close at many venues on June 8th, so punters be sure to make your picks and submit your slips before then.

OCA News Editor

Christian Bright is a professional sports commentator with keen interests in football, tennis and horse racing. His experience in the reporting on professional sports makes him a key asset to OCA’s coverage of athletic events and matches.