July 06, 2016

Euro 2016 Pick 'Em: Semifinals: The Euro 2016 semifinals begin today at 3 p.m. EDT when Wales faces Portugal. After the quarterfinals, SportsFilter's pick 'em contest is led by Owlhouse, followed by Billsaysthis and Tron7. For this round, pick the winner of each game, the score of each game and one goal scorer per game.

posted by rcade to soccer at 09:03 AM - 13 comments


Owlhouse holds on to the lead. Tron7 wins the week, climbing from seventh to third place. Billsaysthis hops from fifth to second. Rumple's poised to claim a Costanza.


Portugal 1, Poland 1 (5-3 PKs)
Wales 3, Belgium 1
Germany 1, Italy 1 (6-5 PKs)
France 5, Iceland 2

Players who nailed games: no one, but bender got 25 points for picking Germany 1, Italy 1 with the wrong team winning on PKs.

Scorers picked: 2: Giroud (holden, yerfatma), 1: Lewandowski (holden, yerfatma, tron7, billsaysthis), Payet (grum@work, bender), Griezmann (owlhouse, rumple, tron7, billsaysthis. rcade, Ricardo)


Pick the winner of each game: 80 points

Pick the score: 13 points for winner's total, 13 points for loser's total, 14 points for both being right

Pick one player per game: 8 points per goal


Portugal vs. Wales, 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday
Germany vs. France, 3 p.m. EDT Thursday

posted by rcade at 09:03 AM on July 06, 2016

I'm just about to hit the hay, but if anyone is doing the Euro 16 pick 'em, these are mine:

Portugal 2 Wales 1, Bale to score.

Germany 2 France 2, Germany to win on penalties. Griezmann to score.

posted by owlhouse at 09:05 AM on July 06, 2016

Mine, too.

Portugal 2, Wales 1 (Ronaldo)
France 2, Germany 1 (Payet)

posted by grum@work at 09:35 AM on July 06, 2016

Wales 1-0 Portugal, Bale
France 2-0 Germany, Payet

posted by bender at 09:57 AM on July 06, 2016

Finland 5teen - The Vatican 3.14; Beckman
Luxebelgstein 8 - Englterra 77; Pele

posted by NoMich at 10:53 AM on July 06, 2016

Wales 2-1 Portugal, Bale
Germany 3-2 France, Griezemann

posted by billsaysthis at 11:10 AM on July 06, 2016

Portugal 2, Wales 1. Ronaldo scores on a penalty after a James Collins takedown in the box.

France 2, Germany 1. Griezmann scores late for the win, set up by Payet.

I'm rooting for Wales, though.

posted by rcade at 11:38 AM on July 06, 2016

Portugal 4, Wales 1 (Nani)

France 3, Germany 2 (Pogba)

posted by rumple at 12:41 PM on July 06, 2016

Wales 2-1, Bale
Germany 2-0 Muller

posted by yerfatma at 01:02 PM on July 06, 2016

Wales 3-1 (Bale)
Germany 4-1 (Muller)

posted by Ricardo at 02:19 PM on July 06, 2016

Wales 3-2, Bale
France 2-1, Griezmann

posted by tron7 at 02:26 PM on July 06, 2016

I am impressed by the love shown here for Cymru, my mother's homeland.

But business is business.

posted by owlhouse at 07:19 PM on July 06, 2016

Looks like I missed the first game.

France 3-2 (Giroud)

posted by holden at 08:15 AM on July 07, 2016

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