The UEFA European Championship will be finally kicking off from June 12 (Indian Standard Time) after being postponed from 2020 to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The finals of the Championship tournament is set to take place on July 12 at 12:30 am IST.

After the leagues taking place behind closed doors, the Euro Cup 2021 will be finally welcoming back fans into the stadiums after a long time.

Venues

The Euro Cup 2021 will be held across Europe in 11 different cities, which is a record in the tournament’s 60-year-old history.

The opening game between Italy and Turkey will be taking place in Rome’s Olimpico Stadium, while the finals will be held at the Wembley Stadium in London. The eleven venues for the 16th edition of the Euro Cup are as follows:

  • Wembley Stadium, London, England
  • Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Baku Olympic Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Football Arena Munich, Munich, Germany
  • Olimpico in Rome, Rome, Italy
  • National Arena Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
  • Stadium La Cartuja Sevilla, Seville, Spain
  • Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Puskas Arena, Budapest, Hungary
  • Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

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Teams

The Euro Cup 2021 will see 24 teams competing for the championship. The teams will be divided into six groups with four teams in each group.

The participating teams are Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Russia, Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia, England, Croatia, Scotland, Czech Republic, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Portugal, France and Germany. The six groups have been divided as follows:

Group A

  • Turkey
  • Italy
  • Wales
  • Switzerland

 Group B

  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Belgium
  • Russia

Group C

  • Netherlands
  • Ukraine
  • Austria
  • North Macedonia 

Group D

  • England
  • Croatia
  • Scotland
  • Czech Republic 

Group E

  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Poland
  • Slovakia

Group F

  • Hungary
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Germany

Here is the full schedule for the 2021 UEFA European Championship tournament:

Group Stage

Saturday, June 12

Group A: Turkey vs Italy — 12:30 am IST, Rome

Group A: Wales vs Switzerland — 6:30 pm IST, Baku

Group B: Denmark vs Finland — 9:30 pm IST, Copenhagen

Sunday, June 13

Group B: Belgium vs Russia — 12:30 am IST, St Petersburg

Group D: England vs Croatia — 6:30 pm IST, London

Group C: Austria vs North Macedonia — 9:30 pm IST, Bucharest

Monday, June 14

Group C: Netherlands vs Ukraine — 12:30 am IST, Amsterdam

Group D: Scotland vs Czech Republic — 6:30 pm IST, Glasgow

Group E: Poland vs Slovakia — 9:30 pm IST, St Petersburg

Tuesday, June 15

Group E: Spain vs Sweden — 12:30 am IST, Seville

Group F: Hungary vs Portugal — 9:30 pm IST, Budapest

Wednesday, June 16

Group F: France vs Germany — 12:30 am IST, Munich

Group B: Finland vs Russia — 6:30 pm IST, St Petersburg

Group A: Turkey vs Wales — 9:30 pm IST, Baku

Thursday, June 17

Group A: Italy vs Switzerland — 12:30 am IST, Rome

Group C: Ukraine vs North Macedonia — 6:30 am IST, Bucharest

Group B: Denmark vs Belgium — 9:30 pm IST, Copenhagen

Friday, June 18

Group C: Netherlands vs Austria — 12:30 am IST, Amsterdam

Group E: Sweden vs Slovakia — 6:30 pm IST, St Petersburg

Group D: Croatia vs Czech Republic — 9:30 pm IST, Glasgow

Saturday, June 19

Group D: England vs Scotland — 12:30 am IST, London

Group F: Hungary vs France — 6:30 am IST, Budapest

Group F: Portugal vs Germany — 9:30 pm IST, Munich

Sunday, June 20

Group E: Spain vs Poland — 12:30 am IST, Seville

Group A: Italy vs Wales — 9:30 pm IST, Rome

Group A: Switzerland vs Turkey — 9:30 pm IST, Baku

Monday, June 21

Group C: North Macedonia vs Netherlands — 9:30 pm IST, Amsterdam

Group C: Ukraine vs Austria — 9:30 pm IST, Bucharest

Tuesday, June 22

Group B: Russia vs Denmark — 12:30 am IST, Copenhagen

Group B: Finland vs Belgium — 12:30 am IST, St Petersburg

Wednesday, June 23

Group D: Czech Republic vs England — 12:30 am IST, London

Group D: Croatia vs Scotland — 12:30 am IST, Glasgow

Group E: Slovakia vs Spain — 9:30 pm IST, Seville

Group E: Sweden vs Poland — 9:30 pm IST, St Petersburg

Thursday, June 24

Group F: Germany vs Hungary — 12:30 AM IST, Munich

Group F: Portugal v France — 12:30 AM IST, Budapest

Round of 16

Saturday, June 26

1: 2A vs 2B — 9:30 PM IST, Amsterdam

Sunday, June 27

2: 1A vs 2C — 12:30 AM IST, London

3: 1C vs 3D/E/F — 9:30 PM IST, Budapest

Monday, June 28

4: 1B vs 3A/D/E/F — 12:30 AM IST, Seville

5: 2D vs 2E — 9:30 PM IST, Copenhagen

Tuesday, June 29

6: 1F vs 3A/B/C — 12:30 AM IST, Bucharest

7: 1D vs 2F — 9:30 PM IST, London

Wednesday, June 30

8: 1E vs 3A/B/C/D — 12:30 AM IST, Glasgow

Quarter-Finals

Friday, July 2

QF1: Winner 6 vs Winner 5 — 9:30 PM IST, St Petersburg

Saturday, July 3

QF2: Winner 4 vs Winner 2 — 12:30 AM IST, Munich

QF3: Winner 3 vs Winner 1 — 9:30 PM IST, Baku

Sunday, July 4

QF4: Winner 8 vs Winner 7 — 12:30 AM IST, Rome

Semi-Finals

Wednesday, July 7

SF1: Winner QF2 vs Winner QF1 — 12:30 AM IST, London

Thursday, July 8

SF2: Winner QF4 vs Winner QF3 — 12:30 AM IST, London

Finals

Monday, July 12

Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 — 12:30 AM IST, London

How to watch the Euro Cup 2021?

The Euro Cup 2021 will be telecast across the Sony Sports Network in India through its four channels, Sony Six, Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3, Sony Ten 4. The matches will also be available to stream live on the SonyLiv app and website.



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