On Wednesday, the Euro 2020 group stage came to a thrilling conclusion, with the final whistle deciding who would advance to the round of 16.
On the final day of the group stage, Portugal and France played out an entertaining 2-2 draw, and Germany did just enough to qualify as the second-placed team from Group F, dubbed the “death group.”
Germany came in second place in Group F, earning a rematch with old rivals England. The Three Lions finished first in their group, beating Croatia and the Czech Republic.
In the round of 16, Croatia will face Spain, which finished second in Group E behind Sweden. The impressive Swedes have drawn Ukraine, who finished third in Group C, in a very winnable round of 16 tie.
The Netherlands, who won Group C, will face the Czech Republic. At Euro 2020, the Dutch will look to keep up their impressive form.
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🤩 EURO 2020 round of 16 set!
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When Italy plays Austria in the round of 16, all eyes will be on the Italians, who have been one of the most impressive teams at Euro 2020 so far. With three wins, the Italians finished first in Group A, ahead of Wales and Switzerland.
Wales has been given a mouth-watering match against Denmark, who finished second in Group B despite losing both of their games. Denmark came in second place behind Belgium, who will play Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in the quarterfinals.
France, the defending champions, won Group F and will face Switzerland in the round of 16. Switzerland finished third in Group A and was one of the competition’s best third-placed teams.
Euro 2020 – Round of 16 ties, date, and time (Indian Standard Time)
June 26th, Saturday – Wales vs Denmark (9:30 pm IST, Amsterdam)
June 27th, Sunday – Italy vs Austria (12:30 am IST, London), Netherlands vs Czech Republic (9:30 pm IST, Budapest)
June 28th, Monday – Belgium vs Portugal (12:30 am IST, Seville), Croatia vs Spain (9:30 pm IST, Copenhagen)
June 29th, Tuesday – France vs Switzerland (12:30 am IST, Bucharest), England vs Germany (9:30 pm IST, London)
June 30th, Wednesday – Sweden vs Ukraine (12:30 am IST, Glasgow)