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UEFA EURO 2020 – THE GREAT FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP


UEFA Euro Football championship also commonly known as the Euros is the biggest continental cup in Europe. Since 1960, it has been held every four years and was scheduled to be held in 2020 but had to be postponed to this year due to COVID-19.

 

The rescheduled Euro 2020 tournament is nearly here, with Europe’s best competing to be crowned the continent’s top team.

Twenty-four teams will battle it out through group stages and knockout rounds before a winner is crowned on 11th July at Wembley Stadium in London.


UEFA EURO 2020 FINALS DRAW: GROUP STAGE 2021 - YouTube


Who are the favorites to win?

 

France have been placed as the favorites for Euro 2020 followed by England, Germany and Belgium.

Didier Deschamps’ team begin as the world champions and will be looking to go one better from runners up  position at this championship which they hosted in 2016.


A team loaded with world-class players like Kylian Mbappe, N’Golo Kante, Griezman, Pogba have been further strengthened by inclusion of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema who got a surprising call up after six years of international exile.


France is considered at odds of around 5-1 to win the tournament although they are placed in the “Group of Death” alongside reigning champions Portugal and the ever-dangerous Germany.

England are the second favorite for the tournament which means the bookies rate them as potential finalists.

 

With one of the youngest teams at Euro,  along with more experience from their world cup run, Gareth Southgate’s men will be hoping to win an international tournament for the first time since 1996.




Euro 2020 odds

  • France: 5-1
  • England: 6-1
  • Belgium: 15-2
  • Germany: 8-1
  • Portugal: 9-1
  • Spain: 9-1
  • Italy: 11-1
  • Netherlands: 15-1
  • Denmark: 30-1
  • Croatia: 40-1
  • Turkey: 66-1
  • Switzerland: 66-1
  • Poland: 80-1
  • Ukraine: 100-1
  • Sweden: 100-1
  • Austria: 100-1
  • Czech Republic: 150-1
  • Wales: 200-1
  • Russia: 200-1
  • Scotland: 250-1
  • Finland: 500-1
  • Hungary: 750-1
  • North Macedonia: 750-1
  • Slovakia: 750-1


UEFA Euro 2020 Final - Wikipedia


Which cities are hosting Euro 2020?


  • Wembley Stadium - London, England
  • Allianz Arena - Munich, Germany
  • Stadio Olimpico - Rome, Italy
  • Olympic Stadium - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Krestovsky Stadium - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Arena National - Bucharest, Romania
  • Johan Cruyff Arena - Amsterdam, Holland
  • Estadio de la Cartuja - Sevilla, Spain
  • Puskás Aréna - Budapest, Hungary
  • Hampden Park - Glasgow, Scotland
  • Parken Stadium - Copenhagen, Denmark




The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the tournament to be delayed and postponed last year and later began two of the innovative host cities, Dublin and Bilbao, to give up their heads.

With restrictions still in place over a number of the host countries, capacities will be limited at most venues, although this will vary from city to city and is controlled to change during the tournament.

 






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