Euro 2020 (2021)

The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2020) was the 16th UEFA European Championship, a contest among European men's football team and the tournament is organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The key facts for the event including the venues, the groups, the fixtures and game locations are presented below.

Official poster

Official poster Euro 2020

Participating teams

  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • France
  • Turkey
  • England
  • Hungary
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • North Macedonia
  • Scotland
  • Sweden
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine
  • Wales

1st, 2nd and 3rd places

  • Italy
  • England
  • Denmark / Spain

Top scorers

  • Patrik Schick (5 goals)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (5 goals)
  • Romelu Lukaku (4 goals)
  • Harry Kane (4 goals)
  • Karim Benzema (4 goals)
  • Emil Forsberg (4 goals)


Opening game: Euro 2020 opened in Rome on 11 June 2021 with the match Turkey v Italy.
The final: The final was played on July 11.

Cities and arenas

11 countries (England, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, Azerbaijan, Russia and Scotland) were the hosts of Euro 2020 and in total 12 stadiums were used in the tournament.

The semi-finals and the final were played at Wembley Stadium.

Note: Due to the pandemic situation, reduced stadium capacities was expected.

The groups

The top two in each group and the four best third-placed teams did advance to the knockout phase.

Group A: Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland
Group B: Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Russia
Group C: Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia
Group D:
England, Croatia, Czech Republic, Scotland
Group E: Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia
Group F: Portugal, France, Germany, Hungary


In total 51 matches are played during the competition.


Euro 2020 was scheduled to take place 12 June-12 July 2020, but due to the coronavirus outbreak it took place 11 June-11 July 2021. 2020 is recognized as the official year, but the final tournament was played in 2021.

This edition of the UEFA European Championship marked a historical novelty with 11 countries standing as shared hosts. The matches were played on several locations and stadiums. The semi-finals and the final were played at Wembley Stadium.


UEFA European Championship 2020 included 51 matches (excluding the 262 in the qualifying tournament) in which 142 goals were made (2.78 goals per match).


Italy won the final against England with 3-2 after a penalty shoot-out, the full-time result were 1-1. This was the second Euro final being decided by a penalty shoot-out.

See more UEFA European Championship football stats.


More about some of the participating national teams

Belgium national football team logoBelgium
Croatia national football team logoCroatia
Denmark national football team logoDenmark
England national football team logoEngland
France national football team logoFrance
Germany national football team logoGermany
Hungary national football team logoHungary
Italy national football team logoItaly
Poland national football team logoPoland
Portugal national football team logoPortugal
Spain national football team logoSpain