This summer, the UEFA Euro Championships return in a special 60th-anniversary edition. The last time the tournament took place was in France 2016, and while this year’s tournaments was originally scheduled to take place last year, the tournament was moved due to issues with the pandemic. Now, with the number of cases dwindling in Europe, the Euros will be going ahead on the 11th of June. Let’s take a look at everything we know about the Euro 2021 Fixtures and Results so far.
This year’s Euros are unique in that they will not be held in a single host country, but instead, games will be played across Europe. Eleven stadiums across ten countries will be used in total, giving fans from all over the continent a chance to watch games live at a venue. The choice of venues could still change in the build-up to the Euros, but for now, it seems like the tournament is definitely going ahead.
At Euro 2021 Bets, we use our knowledge and experience of watching and betting on football to bring you the best Euro 2021 betting tips. You can find our predictions on each team’s chances of success plus information on what we think are the best bets of the tournament. On this page, you can find upcoming fixtures as well as Euro 2021 results.
Euro 2021 Venues
Due to the global pandemic, the tournament was delayed. However, the Euros still be taking place in this unique format, although some of the original venue choices have been changed. In total, eleven countries will be involved, including Azerbaijan, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Spain, England, and Scotland.
The full list of venues is as follows:
Johan Cruijjf Arena – The Netherlands
Formally known as the Amsterdam Arena, the Ajax stadium was renamed after Netherland’s football legend in 2018 after his passing. It was the first-ever European stadium with a retractable roof when it first opened in 1996 and has a capacity of 53,748. For the Euros, it’s expected that the stadium will be at 25-33% capacity.
Baku Olympic Stadium – Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan’s national stadium is based in Baku and has hosted a range of top sporting events, including the 2015 European Games and the Europa League final in 2019. The stadium is an impressive, ultra-modern design and can seat 68,000 fans. For the Euros, it’s expected that the stadium will be at 50% capacity.
Estadio La Cartuja – Spain
Originally, Spain’s stadium due to host games for the Euros was in Bilbao, but with the government unable to commit to allowing fans, the venue was changed to the Estadio de La Cartuja in Seville. This 60,000 capacity multi-purpose arena has recently hosted the Copa del Rey final as well as the Spanish Super Cup. For the Euros, it’s expected that the stadium will be at least 25% capacity.
National Arena Bucharest – Romania
Built in 2011, the National Arena is one of Romania’s largest stadiums, with a capacity of 55,634. It’s currently home to both FC Steaua and FC Dinamo in the Liga I. The stadium was used to host the Europa League final in 2012 and will be hosting several group games during Euro 2021. It’s expected that the stadium will be at least 25% capacity for the tournament.
Puskas Arena – Hungary
The Puskas Arena is the most modern stadium featuring at the Euros, having been built in 2019. It has a capacity of 67,155 fans and is the only venue allowing 100% capacity. Named after the Hungarian football legend Ferenc Puskas, this is the first major event for the stadium, but it will also be hosting the Europa League final in 2022.
Parken Stadium – Denmark
This is Denmark’s largest stadium, although it’s one of the smallest confirmed venues for the Euros with a capacity of 38,065. It’s expected that the venue will allow a capacity of at least 25% and will be involved in three group games along with one last sixteen tie. The stadium was constructed in 1992 and has a lot of history, including hosting two European finals previously.
Hampden Park – Scotland
Hampden Park is one of the oldest football grounds in Europe, having been built in 1903. The stadium has been renovated since then to allow it to host modern football games safely, although it was one of the largest capacity grounds for a time, allowing nearly 150,000 fans. Today, the capacity of the ground is limited to 52,000, and it’s expected that the Glasgow stadium will be at 25-33% capacity during the Euros.
Wembley Stadium – England
Wembley Stadium is set to be the main ground for this summer’s Euros, hosting several group games, a last sixteen game and the final and semi-finals of the tournament. It’s the second-largest stadium in Europe after the Camp Nou, holding up to 90,000 fans. During the group stages, the ground will be at 25% capacity but come the knockout stages, a higher number of fans is expected to be allowed to attend.
Allianz Arena – Germany
The Allianz Arena is the home of Bayern Munich and one of the most impressive looking football stadiums in the world. Holding up to 75,000 fans, the stadium will be at 22% capacity during the Euros. The stadium will be hosting Germany’s three group games along with a quarter-final, giving German fans a lot to look forward to.
Stadio Olimpico – Italy
Built in 1953, the Stadio Olimpico is a multi-purpose arena originally designed for the 1960 Olympic Games. While the stadium does include an athletic track, it’s still a great place to watch football and has a lot of history of hosting some of the world’s most exciting teams, including the 1990 World Cup and several big European finals. With a maximum capacity of 72,698, the stadium is expected to be at 25-33% capacity for the Euros.
Krestovsky Stadium, St. Petersburg – Russia
The Saint Petersburg Stadium, also known as the Krestovsky Stadium, or Gazprom Arena, is home to Zenit St Petersburg and played a big role in the 2018 World Cup. Built in 2017, the stadium has a capacity of 56,196 and should be allowing 50% capacity for the Euros. It will be hosting several games during the Euros, including group games and quarter-finals.
Euro 2021 Fixtures and Results: Group Stage
The group stage is the opening round of the tournament. At present, all twenty-four teams taking part in Euro 2021 are divided into six groups, with four teams in each group. Each team plays the other teams in their group once, and at the end of the three matches, the top two teams progress. Four of the best third-placed teams will also be able to progress to the last sixteen.
The tournament kicks off with the first match of the tournament as Turkey play Italy at the Stadio Olimpico. This match will take place on the 11th of June and is the only match to take place on the first day. Saturday the 12th of June will feature three games, with Wales taking on Switzerland before Denmark vs Finland and Russia vs Belgium. On Sunday, England face Croatia, Austria play North Macedonia, and the Netherlands take on Ukraine.
Monday kicks off with Scotland vs the Czech Republic, followed by Poland vs Slovakia and Spain vs Sweden. Tuesday features the last two games of Matchday 1, as the Group F teams play against one another. Hungary play Portugal and France play against Germany.
With no break in the action, Wednesday features three more games. Finland play Russia, followed by Turkey vs Wales and Italy vs Switzerland. The trend of three games per day continues into the week as Thursday sees Ukraine vs North Macedonia, Denmark vs Belgium and the Netherlands vs Austria.
Friday sees a Group E clash between Sweden and Slovakia before Croatia play against the Czech Republic, and England and Scotland face off. On Saturday, Hungary play France and Portugal face Germany before the day finished with Spain vs Poland.
Finally, the team reach the third and final matchday of the group stages. The last game will often mean the difference between qualification and failure, so it will usually be the most exciting and tense game of the group stage. Sunday the 20th features just two games as Group A concludes with games between Italy and Wales plus Switzerland vs Turkey.
On Monday the 21st, there are four games as Groups C and B play out. Ukraine play Austria while North Macedonia play the Netherlands. Later in the day, Finland take on Belgium at the same time as Russia play Denmark.
Tuesday features the conclusion of Group D as the Czech Republic take on England and Croatia face Scotland. Finally, the last group stage matches take place on Wednesday. Starting off with Sweden vs Poland and Slovakia vs Spain, the day concludes with Germany vs Hungary and Portugal vs France.
Euro 2021 Fixtures and Results: Knockout Stages
Once the group stage is complete, the knockout stage can begin. The two top teams from each group progress automatically to the last sixteen, joined by four of the best performing third-placed teams. In the knockout stages, only one team can progress from each game, with the losing team being sent home. There is little margin for error here, and draws are settled by extra time and penalties to determine who gets to go through.
The last sixteen games kickoff on Saturday the 26th of June with Group A’s second-placed team vs Group B’s second-placed team. Saturday will also feature a match between Group A’s winner vs the second-placed Group C team.
On Sunday, the knockout stage continues as Group C’s winner takes on a third-placed team from Groups D, E or F. The winner of Group B will also play against the third-placed team from Group A, D, E or F. On Monday, the second-placed team of Group D play against the second-place team of Group E. Later on, Group F winners take on the third-placed team of Groups A, B or C.
Finally, Tuesday sees the last games of the last sixteen, with Group D winners playing the second-placed team of Group F. the winners of Group E will also play the third-placed team from Groups A, B, C or D. The winners of each of these games will then progress to the quarter-finals, where they will face one another.
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