The group stage of Euro 2020 came to an exciting conclusion on Wednesday, when it went to the final whistle to decide who will play in the round of 16.
Portugal and France drew an entertaining 2-2 draw on the final day of the group stage and Germany did just enough to qualify as second-placed team in Group F, dubbed the Group of Death.
Germany finished second in Group F and that got them into a fight against old enemies England. The Three Lions led their group ahead of Croatia and the Czech Republic.
Croatia will be faced Spain in the round of 16, when Luis Enrique’s team left second place in Group E. Sweden. The impressive Swedes have a very winnable round of 16 against Ukraine, who took third place in Group C.
Group C winners who Netherlands, will face it Czech republic. The Dutch will try to continue their formidable form at Euro 2020.
All eyes will be on Italy – which have been one of the most impressive teams at Euro 2020 to date – when they against Austria in their round of 16. The Italians led Group A with three wins, ending up ahead of Wales and Switzerland.
Wales were rewarded with a delicious duel against Denmark, which finished second in Group B despite two defeats. Denmark ended up behind Belgium, who face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in the round of 16.
Defending champion France reached group F and hits Switzerland in their round of 16 duel. Switzerland took third place in Group A and made it as one of the best third-placed finishers in the competition.
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Euro 2020 – round of 16, date and time
June 26th, Saturday (IST)
Wales v Denmark (9:30 p.m., Amsterdam)
June 27, Sunday (IST)
Italy vs. Austria (12:30 p.m., London)
Netherlands – Czech Republic (9.30 p.m., Budapest)
June 28, Monday (IST)
Belgium v Portugal (12:30 p.m., Seville)
Croatia vs. Spain (9.30 p.m., Copenhagen)
June 29, Tuesday (IST)
France vs. Switzerland (12:30 p.m., Bucharest)
England v Germany (9:30 p.m., London)
June 30, Wednesday (IST)
Sweden vs. Ukraine (12:30 p.m., Glasgow)
Also read: Paul Merson’s column – 5 surprise packages for Euro 2020 so far
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