The postponed competition will begin on Friday in Rome, with a total of 24 teams competing in 11 cities.
The UEFA Euro 2020 tournament, which was postponed from last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, begins on Friday in Rome, with Turkey against past champions Italy.

The predominant feeling for European football’s governing body, UEFA, will be relief when the action starts at 20:00 GMT in front of a scheduled 16,000 supporters at a quarter-full Stadio Olimpico, following the unprecedented decision to put the tournament on hold last year.

The defending champions are Portugal, who are in a group alongside Hungary, France, and Germany, as well as prior winners France and Germany.

What are the most important dates to keep in mind?

On Friday, June 11, the tournament will begin. The knockout stage will begin on June 26 and end on July 11 at Wembley Stadium in London.

When and where will the tournament take place?

London, Saint Petersburg, Baku, Munich, Rome, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, and Seville will host the tournament for the first time in its history, with 11 host cities in total: London, Saint Petersburg, Baku, Munich, Rome, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, and Seville.

How many teams will be competing?
The competition, which will consist of 51 matches, will include 24 teams separated into six groups.

Group A: Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland

Group B: Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Russia
Group C: Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia
Group D: England, Croatia, Scotland, Czech Republic
Group E: Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia
Group F: Hungary, Portugal, France, Germany
The top two teams from each group, plus the four best third-place finishers, will advance to the round of 16, followed by the quarterfinals, semifinals, and final
Is it permissible for fans to enter stadiums?
Yes. Fans are welcome to attend any of the 11 venues. UEFA confirmed that Saint Petersburg and Baku will have up to 50 capacity; Budapest hopes to fill the stadium to capacity; Amsterdam, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rome, and Seville will host 25 to 45 percent of the stadium capacity; London will have a minimum capacity of 25 percent; and Munich hopes to fill the stadium to capacity.
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 21: UEFA President , Aleksander Ceferin (R) and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Which events were canceled?
After declining to provide guarantees over spectator numbers, Dublin and Bilbao were eliminated from the list of host cities; however, Seville stepped in for the latter, while Dublin’s games were moved to London and Saint Petersburg.
What is the current state of UEFA?
Despite the pandemic-related postponements, UEFA head Aleksander Ceferin remains optimistic, claiming that Euro 2020 will be a success.

“It will be an ideal occasion to demonstrate to the rest of the world that Europe is changing. Europe is vibrant and rejoicing in its existence. He recently declared, “Europe is returning.”

Have there been any favorable results from any of the players?

Sergio Busquets, Spain’s captain, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and was forced to leave the team’s training facility. It comes after the Netherlands’ goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was booted from the team following a positive drug test.

UEFA allowed nations to name extended teams of 26 players due to concerns about probable virus clusters.

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