Euro football kicks off on June 11 in Rome and ends on July 11 in London. A total of 51 matches will see the biggest European selections compete in an attempt to succeed Portugal. To be sure you don’t miss the most beautiful posters of the first round, here is the program with the dates, times and broadcasters of the main shocks.
12 host cities, 24 selections, 51 matches… a single winner. Postponed by a year due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Euro will see the best European nations compete for a month of competition (from June 11 to July 11). RMC Sport gives you plenty of work to make sure you don’t miss any of the best posters of the first round and in particular Didier Deschamps’ complete Les Bleus program.
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An attractive Turkey-Italy opening
After a year of waiting, Covid-19 obliges, the Euro will finally begin on Friday, June 11. In its lair at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Squadra Azzura will challenge Turkey in Group A. Favorite for its entry into the running in front of its home crowd, the Italian selection will have to be wary of a Turkish team led by a Burak Yilmaz just crowned champion from France with Lille and in sparkling form.
– Turkey-Italy, Friday June 11 at 9 p.m. live on beIN Sports 1 and TF1
Beaten by France in the 2018 World Cup final, Croatia will have a lot to do for its first Euro match. And for good reason, Luka Modric’s partners will face England in the legendary Wembley enclosure in London on Sunday, June 13. What give rise to a great revenge, almost three years after the semi-final of the World Cup won by Croatia at the end of extra time.
– England-Croatia, Sunday June 13 from 3 p.m. live on beIN Sports 1
The Blues start with Germany
Finalist in 2016, the Blues of Didier Deschamps are aiming for the title. No more no less. But to dream of a fantastic World-Euro double, France must get out of Group F. And for their first match, scheduled for June 15, Kylian Mbappé and other Karim Benzema or Antoine Griezmann will have to shine against Germany. A clash between the last two world champions live from Munich.
– France-Germany, Tuesday June 15 at 9 p.m. on M6 and beIN Sports 1
Scotland dreams of beating England
Decidedly, England inherited a fairly attractive draw in Group D. After Croatia, the teammates of Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane will offer themselves an always hot duel against the Scottish neighbor on Friday, June 18. In addition to a possible qualification for the eighth, it is the supremacy between two rivals. All in a molten Wembley stadium.
– England-Scotland, Friday June 18 at 9 p.m. live beIN Sports 1 and TF1
Crazy Saturday June 19 with three posters
After Germany, the France team will have to show great seriousness against Hungary, at home in Budapest for its second match of the Euro. A meeting scheduled at 3 p.m. which will kick off a fantastic day of football on Saturday, June 19.
After the performance of the Blues, fans will be able to attend the tantalizing clash between Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and Germany (6 p.m.). Finally, the equally promising Group E match between Spain and Poland of the Lewandowski-Milik duo will conclude this big Saturday.
– Hungary-France, Saturday June 19 at 3 p.m. live beIN Sports and TF1
– Portugal-Germany, Saturday June 19 at 6 p.m. live beIN Sports and M6
– Spain-Poland, Saturday June 19 at 9 p.m. live beIN Sports
A suspenseful duplex for the last game of the Blues against Cristiano Ronaldo
Beaten by Portugal in their Euro final in 2016, France will have a great opportunity to take revenge this year in their third group F match scheduled for June 23. History to keep a breathtaking suspense during the clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and the Blues, the other match of this group of death will be played at the same time between Germany and Hungary.
– Germany – Hungary, Wednesday 23 at 9 p.m. live beIN Sports
– Portugal-France, Wednesday 23 at 9 p.m. live beIN Sports and TF1
The potential dates of the eighth for the Blues
By finishing first or second in group F, France would be sure to play the round of 16 of the Euro. A third place and the Blues must at all costs be among the best four third of the pools to see the knockout phase.
– If the Blues finish first, they will face a group third on Monday June 28 in Bucharest at 9 p.m.
– If the Blues finish second, they will face the first in Group D (England, Croatia, Scotland and the Czech Republic) on Tuesday June 29 in London at 9 p.m.
– If the Blues finish third and qualify, they will face either the first of group B (Belgium, Russia, Denmark and Finland) or the first of group C (Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria and North Macedonia) on Sunday June 27 .