Uefa Euro 2020: Group Stage Roundup

A preview of what to expect from the final group matches

The excitement is unending at the UEFA Euro 2020. Slowly but surely, the boys are getting separated from the men.

So far, ‘Own goal’ is still the highest scorer at this tournament. It is the most recorded at the Euro.

Turkey has failed to impress at this championship, especially qualifying in stellar fashion. They failed to win a game and scored just one goal.

Christian Eriksen’s Denmark left it late but has now qualified for the round of 16.

Qualified Teams

11 out of 16 teams have made it to the second round of the Euro. The top two teams from each group qualify automatically, while four countries will join them as a result of being the third best teams generally.

Italy was the first team to book a place in the next stage of the competition. The Azzuri are now on a 30-match unbeaten run. They topped group A with maximum points, scoring 7 goals and conceding none.

Italy has been a class apart at this tournament

Wales qualified as the second best team behind Italy with four points. They eased past Turkey and drew with Switzerland.

Switzerland has qualified as one of the third best teams after amassing the same number of points as Wales in group A.

In group B, Belgium defeated all comers, scoring 7 goals and conceding one to progress.

Denmark qualified in interesting fashion. They won just one match- on the final matchday against Russia.

Netherlands has cruised through to the second round. After a tricky game against Ukraine, they went on to defeat Austria and North Macedonia.

Australia qualified in second place behind the Dutch team with six points. This is the first time they have progressed beyond the group stages at the Euro.

Czech Republic and England have effectively qualified for the final 16 with four points each. Neither is confirmed to top the group with Croatia and Scotland still having a mathematical chance of qualifying.

Sweden is into the next round with four points in group F. The Swedes have been defensively astute so far.

France has also made the list of qualified teams with four points. They defeated Germany but surprisingly drew to Hungary.

Preview Of Matchday 3

Croatia takes on Scotland for a chance to qualify for the round of 16 in group D.

Czech Republic and England have qualified for the next stage. However, the catch would be to qualify in first position.

Sweden will square up against Poland. Robert Lewandowski and his Polish team will still have hopes of qualifying having garnered just one point.

Slovakia takes on Spain for a chance to progress. La Roja has been largely underwhelming so far, picking two draws from their first two matches.

Portugal faces off against France. The defending champions face the risk of being eliminated after losing 4-2 to Germany.

Portugal and France meet in a repeat of the 2016 Euro

Germany will host Hungary at the Alianz Arena to guarantee a place in the next round. Die Maanschaft will be brimming with confidence after their performance against Portugal last weekend.