The 2021 Euro Cup is scheduled to commence on 11 June and the decisive game of the tournament is scheduled to be held on 11 July 2021
The Euro Cup 2021 was supposed to be held in 2020 (Euro Cup 2020) but because of the pandemic, the event was delayed until this year. Back after five years, the Euro Cup 2021 is scheduled to take off on 11 June and the last match of the tournament is arranged to be held on 11 July2021. Given the current pandemic situation, the Euro Cup will be hosted across the continents in 11 cities; a first in the tourney’s 60-year history. Apart from this, let us offer you some further information about the upcoming contest.
Group A– Italy, Switzerland, Turkey and Wales
Group B- Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Russia
Group C- Austria, Netherlands, North Macedonia and Ukraine
Group D- Croatia, Czech Republic, England and Scotland
Group E- Poland, Slovakia, Sweden and Spain
Group F- France, Germany, Hungary and Portugal
Hosting Cities and Stadiums:
Final and Semi-final- Wembley Stadium, England
Quarter-final- Baku (Olympic Stadium), Munich (Football Arena Munich), Rome (Olimpico), and Saint Petersburg (Saint Petersburg Stadium).
Round of 16- Amsterdam (Johan Cruyff Arena), Bucharest (National Arena), Budapest (Puskás Aréna), Copenhagen (Parken Stadium), Glasgow (Hampden Park), London (Wembley-two matches) and Seville (Stadium La Cartuja).
Group Games- London (Wembley-three matches) and Saint Petersburg (Saint Petersburg Stadium-six matches). Three matches will be played at Baku (Olympic Stadium), Munich (Football Arena Munich), and Rome (Olimpico). The remaining three group matches will be played in either of these six stadiums; Amsterdam (Johan Cruyff Arena), Bucharest (National Arena), Budapest (Puskás Aréna), Copenhagen (Parken Stadium), Glasgow (Hampden Park), and Seville (Stadium La Cartuja). The opening match of the tournament will take place between Italy and Turkey at the StadioOlimpico in Rome.
Tournament format- The tournament format remains the same as it was in the Euro Cup 2016 which was secured by Portugal. The leading two teams from each group will reach the round of 16. The four best finishing teams from the six groups will also join the round of 16. The winners of the round of 16 will battle each other in the quarter-final matches and proceed to the semi-final rounds. Finally, the winners from the two semi-final rounds will fight in the ultimate match for the cup.