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Underdog Iceland seeks another payout as Euro 2016 hits quarterfinals

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Iceland will be looking to extend their improbable Cinderella run at this year’s European Championship when they hit the pitch on Sunday for a quarterfinal matchup with France as a huge +848 underdog in three-way betting at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

The first-time tournament participants captured the imagination of soccer fans around the world with their shocking 2-1 victory over England in the Round of 16, leaving them undefeated in four tournament contests heading into Sunday’s Iceland vs. France betting matchup at Stade de France.

But neither the odds nor history appear to favor Iceland’s chances of advancing any further at this year’s tournament.

Les Bleus are coming off a narrow 2-1 Round of 16 victory over Ireland, lifting them to 6-1-0 in their past seven, and they sit as enormous -225 chalk against Iceland for this weekend.

France is also unbeaten in 11 all-time meetings with Iceland, but has seen their dominance over the Nordics erode since recording an 8-0 rout in their first encounter, a 1957 FIFA World Cup qualifier, settling for a 3-2 win in their most recent clash in a 2012 international friendly.

The quarterfinals get underway on Thursday with Portugal taking on Poland as a +132 favorite. Semifinal finishers at Euro 2012, Portugal backed into the knockout stage after settling for three draws in group stage action before earning a Round of 16 win on penalties over Croatia in perhaps the ugliest game to date at this year’s tournament.

With Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo in the lineup, Portugal remains a constant offensive threat. Ronaldo has found the net just twice so far at the tournament, but remains a strong +600 bet to emerge as the top goalscorer on the Euro 2016 player props.

However, Portugal faces a stingy Polish squad that has surrendered just one total goal in four Euro 2016 contests, and is pegged as an interesting +295 underdog in three-way betting.

Led by Jakub Błaszczykowski’s two goals, the White Eagles powered to a seven-point finish in the group stage before outlasting Switzerland in a Round of 16 shootout, and can draw confidence from a solid 2-2-1 record in their past five games against Portugal.

In other Euro 2016 quarterfinal betting action, Wales has a mountain to climb when they hit the pitch on Friday as a huge +450 underdog in their clash with Belgium, -137 favorites.

And Saturday’s action sees tournament betting favorites Germany perched as +125 chalk as they take on a surprising Italian squad sporting attractive +303 odds for the contest.

Watch United States vs. Costa Rica World Cup qualifier live online stream

Costa Rica's Cristian Gamboa (16) and United States' Bobby Wood (7) battle during a Copa America Centenario group A soccer match at Soldier Field in Chicago, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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The United States Men’s National Team will look to get back on track when it travels to face Costa Rica at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifier.

The USMNT lost a 2-1 contest to Mexico on Friday. Bobby Wood equalized the game at 1-1 early in the second half, but Mexico came out on top when Rafa Marquez headed in Miguel Layun’s 88th minute corner.

The Americans have never won a qualifier in Costa Rica, but they dominated the last match between the two sides, 4-0, in Copa America Centenario. Wood, Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones and Graham Zusi each contributed goals en route to the shutout victory.

Watch the game live here:

When: 9:00 p.m. ET

Broadcast Network: beIN SPORTS, NBC Universo

Live Stream: NBC Universo

Watch Manchester City vs. Barcelona match, live online stream

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Manchester City and Barcelona face off in a pivotal match between the top two teams in Group C of the UEFA Champions League.

This means a little bit more to Man City manager Pep Guardiola because he was the former Barcelona boss and knows what it’s going to take to beat Barca. Guardiola is going to preach discipline to his Man City squad which has had a man sent off against Barca in four of their last five matchups.

Barcelona need a draw to secure a place in the knockout stages for a 13th successive year.

When: 3:30 pm

Broadcast network: Fox Sports 1

Live Stream: FOXSports.com,