With hot summers brace yourself for the upcoming football season which is set to kickstart in June-July.
This year, there are several strong teams with excellent players who will be competing for the title of the Ultimate European Champions. Euro 2020 will also serve as a qualifier round for the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Gear up to witness some of the amazing clashes in the group stages; ultimately leading to the round of 16 matches.
Here are the top euro 2020 group stage matches that you should not miss out on:
#1. Italy v/s Turkey- 12th June 2021
Italy and Turkey will be the 2 leading nations who will be the torchbearers for Euro 2020, as both the teams will take on one another on 12th June 2021. Both the teams are extremely popular and among the top favourites to qualify from a tightly-knit Group A.
Turkey has successfully registered 3 wins in the last 4 games, while back in 2018 Italy lost an international game.
#2. Netherlands v/s Austria- 18th June 2021
Netherlands and Austria are not only the strongest but also the favourites to qualify from Group C of the ultimate football league. This year, Netherland is the tournament’s favourites and they hope to secure 3 points against Austria. Whosoever will win might secure a safe knockouts qualification.
#3. Denmark v/s Belgium- 17th June 2021
Denmark and Belgium are popular and favourite teams to qualify from Group B which also comprise Russia and Finland. Belgium is the top-ranked team in the world.
However, Denmark superstars like Christian Eriksen and Kasper Schmeichel will challenge the Red Devils from the top spot.
#4. Switzerland v/s Turkey- 20th June 2021
As per reports, all the Group A matches will be closely watched and monitored by the neutrals, since all the teams in the Euro 2020 are of equal strength.
Both the teams will clash against each other in the third round of matches, which is generally the deciding game.
The match will be the deciding factor for choosing the fate of either side, in terms of who qualifies into the knockouts and who will bow down.
#5. Italy v/s Wales- 20th June 2021
Italy and Wales will compete against each other from Group A at the same time on 20th June 2021. Italy holds a decent record of good and unbeatable results, Wales are a strong team in their way.
They have some talented players like Gareth Bale and Daniel James, who will be the game-changers.
#6. England v/s Croatia- 13th June 2021
Both England and Croatia are the top favourites for the title. They will fight against each other in their opening match of the tournament. It is a possibility that both the teams will qualify for the knockouts, but the opening game could be the deciding factor in which team will finish in the first position.
#7. Spain v/s Poland- 20th June 2021
Spain and Poland are the strongest and the most well-played contenders to qualify into the knockout rounds from Group E. Regardless of who wins, both the teams will go for 3 points on the second matchday to ensure qualification.
#8. France v/s Germany- 16th June 2021
Group F is popularly called the “Group of Death” as it involves some of the best-in-class teams and players. Frace, Germany, Portugal, and Hungary are the top contenders from this group.
While it is predicted that Hungary is less likely to qualify into the knockout rounds, the other 2 spots will witness a breathtaking competition. France and Germany will kick-start the match on 16th June 2021.
#9. Portugal v/s Germany- 19th June 2021
You can not miss this match from Group F, which will be fought between the warriors of Portugal and Germany. Portugal is the deafening champions and hopes to return as winners over Hungary in their opening fixture.
Don’t miss out on the star players from both the teams such as former teammates Cristiano Ronaldo and Toni Kroos.
#10. Portugal v/s France- 24th June 2021
Portugal and France were the finalists in the 2016 edition of the tournament. The match was not only entertaining but also closely contested. Both the teams will be taking up their rivalry and look to secure one of the two qualifying spots by collecting all the 3 points.
On one hand, France is the reigning world champion, and on the other hand, Portugal is the defending European champion Witness the clash of clans on 24th June 2021.