Euro 2020 is right here — in 2021. Thank you, COVID-19. You may need thought they’d have modified it to “Euro 2021” however no, UEFA — the European soccer physique that organises it — is sticking to the Euro 2020 branding. Delayed a full yr because of the pandemic, UEFA Euro 2020 will now run from Friday, June 11 to Sunday, July 11. It’s a month-long soccer competition. But Euro 2020 is far in contrast to those who have come earlier than, for extra causes than one. There isn’t any single or joint host nation right here. Instead, Euro 2020 will happen in 11 cities in 11 international locations. Additionally, Euro 2020 comes on the again of an intense membership soccer season — once more thanks, COVID-19 — that has made fatigue the important thing phrase going into the match. The Euro 2020 winners won’t essentially be the perfect workforce, however the final workforce standing.
Euro 2020 schedule
This 16th version of the European championship is split into two main sections: a bunch stage that’s determined by factors whereby every workforce performs three matches, adopted by 4 rounds of knockout phases that ends with the Euro 2020 ultimate.
The Euro 2020 group stage begins Friday, June 11 and can finish on Wednesday, June 23. During that point, 24 groups will play a complete of 36 matches.
That will lead us into the primary knockout stage, the Euro 2020 spherical of 16 from Sunday, June 27 to Tuesday, June 29. The winners of these will contest the Euro 2020 quarter-finals on Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3. Leaving us with the Euro 2020 semi-finals on Tuesday, July 6 and Wednesday, July 7.
The Euro 2020 ultimate is slated for Sunday, July 11 on the Wembley Stadium in London.
Euro 2020 teams
The 24 groups which are participating in Euro 2020 have been divided into six teams. They are as follows:
- Euro 2020 Group A: Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, and Wales
- Euro 2020 Group B: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, and Russia
- Euro 2020 Group C: Austria, Netherlands, North Macedonia, and Ukraine
- Euro 2020 Group D: Croatia, Czech Republic, England, and Scotland
- Euro 2020 Group E: Poland, Slovakia, Spain, and Sweden
- Euro 2020 Group F: France, Germany, Hungary, and Portugal
Euro 2020 venues
Thirteen stadiums have been initially picked to host Euro 2020 when it was set to happen final yr. But attributable to COVID-19 restrictions on stadium audiences, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium dropped out. Spain, in the meantime, switched from Bilbao to Seville. Brussels was additionally taken off the record as a result of its Eurostadium confronted building delays.
The 11 venues for Euro 2020 are as follows:
- Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan
- Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark
- Wembley Stadium in London, England
- Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany
- Puskás Aréna in Budapest, Hungary
- Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy
- Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Arena Național in Bucharest, Romania
- Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia
- Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland
- La Cartuja in Seville, Spain
Every Euro 2020 venue will host group stage matches and at the very least one spherical of the knockout stage.
Euro 2020 Round of 16: Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, and Seville
Euro 2020 Quarter-finals: Baku, Munich, Rome, and Saint Petersburg
Euro 2020 Semi-finals: London
Euro 2020 Final: London
How to observe Euro 2020 in India
SonyLIV is the unique streaming house for Euro 2020 in India. You can watch each match — from the group phases to the ultimate — on SonyLIV.
In reality, Sony Pictures Networks is the official Euro 2020 broadcaster in all of South Asia, together with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
SonyLIV prices Rs. 299 per thirty days, Rs. 699 for six months, and Rs. 999 per yr in India. In Pakistan, you are PKR 170 per thirty days or PKR 1,700 per yr for SonyLIV Premium. It’s LKR 199 per thirty days or LKR 1,999 per yr in Sri Lanka, BDT 99 per thirty days or BDT 899 per yr in Bangladesh, and 99 cents per thirty days or $9.99 in Afghanistan.
If you are watching on TV, Euro 2020 might be telecast on Sony Six in India and wherever accessible in South Asia.
How to observe Euro 2020 in USA
On TV, ESPN will host 39 matches, ESPN2 will carry one other seven, and 5 on ABC. Spanish-speaking audiences can tune into Univision.
How to observe Euro 2020 in Canada
Up north, TSN.ca and CTV.ca will provide on-line streaming for Euro 2020. Their respective channels will broadcast all of the matches on TV.
CTV is free — all you want is an account. With TSN, you will have a practical cable subscription. Or you may pony up CAD 20 for month-to-month entry, or CAD 60 for a reduced six-month cross.
How to observe Euro 2020 in UK
Between BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub, soccer followers within the UK are lined for Euro 2020 motion — and at no further price besides an present TV license.
How to observe Euro 2020 in Australia
Down beneath, Euro 2020 is simply accessible on Optus Sport. Every match might be streamed dwell.
Optus Sport prices AUD 15 per thirty days, or AUD 99 for the total yr.
How to observe Euro 2020 in Singapore
LiveNow is the place for Euro 2020 followers in Singapore, because the online-only platform has secured the rights to the European championship.
You will want an SGD 98 Euro 2020 Tournament Pass.
Didn’t discover your nation? You can take a look at the total record of Euro 2020 broadcasters on the UEFA website.