Euro Predictions 2024 | Scotland vs Hungary

Match Prediction: Scotland vs Hungary UEFA European Championship 2024

Two teams that have the potential to be the dark horses of this tournament face each other in their final match of the group stage. It is unlikely that both Scotland and Hungary will advance to the latter stages. Still, we must acknowledge that anything is possible in football, especially when underdogs are involved. Group A is a relatively balanced group, and it is difficult to predict which teams will survive on matchday three.




How did they qualify?

Both teams impressed heavily to earn their spot in the tournament. Scotland finished second in a group consisting of Spain, Georgia, and Norway and were the only ones to defeat the group leaders. Scotland displayed great character in the qualifiers and showed the world how far they have progressed in recent years.

Hungary also had an inspirational story in the qualifiers. They went unbeaten in their group and ultimately finished in first place. With a remarkable 14-match unbeaten streak before the Euros, they raised expectations.

Team Analysis

Scotland have several players playing top-level football in Europe, but their main offensive threat surprisingly comes from their defending players. Their top scorer in the qualifiers was a central defensive midfielder, and they have the likes of Andrew Robertson and Kieren Tierney, who are both known for their attacking contribution despite being defenders.

For Hungary, the face of the team is Liverpool man Dominik Szoboszlai, but other players can contribute just as much. Their midfield offers a fine balance of experience that can assert their dominance in any game. Some of their defenders have great chemistry between them as they play for the same club, which could be beneficial for the Hungarians.

Players to watch

Several Scottish players suffered injuries before the tournament, but Steve Clarke still has some quality options to choose from.

- John McGinn: The Aston Villa midfielder was a key player for Clarke in the Euro qualifiers and was also instrumental for Unai Emery in his tremendous season with Aston Villa. McGinn will likely feature heavily for the Tartan Army and should be a player on the fan's watchlist to make an impact.

While Hungary may not boast a large pool of top-level players from elite clubs, one standout performer has excelled for Liverpool this season.

- Dominik Szoboszlai: Hungary’s captain continues to capture attention from across the world and is rising in prominence. His impressive record for Liverpool and his capabilities on the pitch make him a player poised for significant impact. He is one player we believe should have a spot on everyone’s watchlist in the Euros.


Promising talents lead Hungary’s lineup, and their recent track record hints at a promising journey in the Euros. With the way things are looking, they should secure a hard-fought victory against the Scotts. They also have a huge probability of extending their impressive run beyond the group stages.