Euro 2020: Top 10 group stage matches you should not miss

There will be some mouth-watering clashes in the Group stages, leading to the Round of 16 matches.

Portugal vs Germany
Portugal vs Germany ( Image Credit: Twitter)

The UEFA 2020 is all set to commence on 12 June. The tournament will see Europe’s best clubs competing for supremacy. Euro 2020 stands of great importance as the winner will automatically qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup. There will be some mouth-watering clashes in the Group stages, leading to the Round of 16 matches. Here are the 10 matches you shouldn’t miss.

1 – Italy Vs Turkey – 12 June 2021

Italy and Turkey will kick off the tournament on June 12. Both teams are favourites to qualify from Group A. Also, both teams have been in red hot form in the build-up to the mega event. Turkey have three wins in their last four games, while Italy last lost an international game back in September 2018.

2 – Netherlands Vs Austria – 18 June 2021

Netherlands and Austria are the top two teams from Group C. Netherlands are one of the contenders for the title while Austria are an equally tough opposition. The winner of this match will most likely qualify for the Round of 16 as the other matches are relatively easy.

3 – Denmark Vs Belgium – 17 June 2021

Denmark and Belgium are favourites to qualfy from Group B which also involves Russia. Belgium is the number one ranked team in the world while Denmark have some of the biggest football stars, including Christian Eriksen and Kasper Schmeichel at their disposal.

4 – Switzerland vs Turkey – 20 June 2021

Group A can be termed as the Group of death as every team poses skills to beat the other teams. Switzerland and Turkey will lock horns in the third round of matches, which is usually the deciding game. The winner of this match is most likely to qualify.

5 – Italy vs Wales – 20 June 2021

Italy and Wales will also play a game on June 20. As mentioned earlier, Italy is coming back from some fine performances of late while Wales have players like Gareth Bale and Daniel James who can be unplayable on their day.

6 – England vs Croatia – 13 June 2021

Both teams are among the favourites to win the title. While both teams are likely to qualify, the winner of this match can finish at the top position. 

7 – Spain vs Poland – 20 June 2021

Spain and Poland are expected to put up a great show as both teams have several superstars in their teams. Though both are likely to quality, the winner will most likely end up at the helm of the table.

8 – France vs Germany – 16 June 2021

France, Germany, Portugal and Hungary comprise Group F. While Hungary is least likley to qualify, the other teams would leave no stone unturned to grab the two spots. A win in this match will boost the chances to qualify while loss can get the tournament in jeopardy. 

9 – Portugal vs Germany – 19 June 2021

Another epic battle for the fans to watch. Portugal are the defending champions while Germany is also a very strong opposition. With players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Toni Kroos in action, one would not want to miss this match.

10 – Portugal vs France – 24 June 2021

Both teams cross swords in the final of the last edition. While Portugal will look to continue their dominance in Euro, France will seek revenge for the 2016 loss. France are the reigning World Champions while Portugal are the defending European Champions. This one would be a mouth-watering clash, one cannot miss. 



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