Euro 2020 : the point on the dates and the calendar after the postponement

Expected as one of the major events of this summer, the Euro 2020 football has finally been postponed by 2021 because of the risks related to the coronavirus. C

Euro 2020 : the point on the dates and the calendar after the postponement

Expected as one of the major events of this summer, the Euro 2020 football has finally been postponed by 2021 because of the risks related to the coronavirus. Check out the new dates and the timetable envisaged by the UEFA.

Summary Dates and calendar Groups TV Broadcasting

[updated may 19, 2020 at 09h45] in view of the magnitude of the global health crisis, UEFA has decided on the 17th of march last, after a council extraordinary, to see the Euro 2020 football in the summer of 2021. This decision was particularly expected, given the spread of the coronavirus and various drastic measures taken by the participating countries. Let's remind that the Championship of Europe of nations was to take place in twelve cities in twelve different countries, including some particularly hard-hit by the virus, such as Italy or Spain. It was an edition "birthday" backed by the former president of UEFA Michel Platini, who explained that the Euro was going to take place in several countries, and not in a single one. A logistical challenge, which made it even more risky this competition with the population movements that it provoked. The reminder of the host cities : London (England), Baku (Azerbaijan), Copenhagen (Denmark), Munich (Germany), Budapest (Hungary), Rome (Italy), Amsterdam (netherlands), Dublin (Republic of Ireland), Bucharest (Romania), Saint Petersburg (Russia), Glasgow (Scotland), Bilbao (Spain). UEFA said in this month of may, without designating, that three of these cities were no longer certain to be able to host the tournament.

The new dates of the Euro

After this extraordinary council meeting, the presidents of the six continental confederations as well as Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA confirmed the new dates of the Euro football. The final phase of the Euro will be held June 11 to July 11, 2021 . If the calendar is not yet fully locked, the phase of groups (six groups of four teams) should play from 11 June until around the 25th of June 2021. The first two of each group and the four best third will play the 8th finals, the end of June. The quarter finals will be taking place at the beginning of July 2021. The semi-finals will compete for around 7 July at 21h, at Wembley stadium, London (England), while the final is scheduled for 11 July, 21 hours, always at Wembley.

groups

The groups of the final phase of the Euro soccer have been made on the 30 November 2019, on the occasion of the draw. The team of France inherited a group statement, as it will face Germany and Portugal. These groups should not change as a result of the postponement of the competition.

the composition of The group A : Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, Wales, the composition of The group B : Belgium, Russia, Denmark, Finland, the composition of The group C : Ukraine, netherlands, Austria, Georgia/Belarus/Northern Macedonia/Kosovo, The composition of group D : England, Croatia, Czech Republic, Scotland/Israel/Norway/Serbia, the composition of The group E : Spain, Poland, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina/Northern Ireland/Slovakia/Ireland the composition of The group F : Germany, France , Portugal, Iceland/Bulgaria/Hungary/Romania (if Romania wins, for geopolitical reasons, she will not be able to be in this group and it will be necessary to draw in the dams of group C) TV Broadcasting
Date Of Update: 21 May 2020, 14:59

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