Euro 2020 finalist news
The qualified nations for next summer's Euro 2020 now know who and where they will be playing in the Group stage following Saturday's complicated draw in Bucharest. Mike Norman has the details… You can refer to the todays soccer prediction page!
England will face old foes Croatia, Czech Republic and potentially Scotland in Group D of next Summer's European Championship, and will commence their campaign on Sunday 14 June against Croatia, the team that beat them 2-1 in extra-time in last year's World Cup semi-final.
England will play all three of their Group D games at Wembley, though should Scotland progress from their play-off path - Steve Clarke's men face Israel in March before a play-off decider against Norway or Serbia should they win - then the Old Enemy will be the visitors lớn London on Friday 19 June- According lớn the soccer tip today page!
Gareth Southgate's men - 6.20 favourites in the Euro 2020 Winner market - conclude their Group stage with a game against Czech Republic, the only team to beat them in Euro 2020 Qualifying, on Tuesday 23 June.
Group Stage Draw in Full
Group A (Baku & Rome) - Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland
Group B (Copenhagen & St Petersburg) - Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Russia
Group C (Amsterdam & Bucharest) - Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, *PLAY-OFF WINNER D
Group D (London & Glasgow) - England, Croatia, *PLAY-OFF WINNER C, Czech Republic
Group E (Bilbao & Dublin) - Spain, Sweden, Poland, *PLAY-OFF WINNER B
Group F (Budapest & Munich) - *PLAY-OFF WINNER A, Portugal, France, Germany
*Play-Off A participants - Iceland, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary
*Play-Off B participants - Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Rep of Ireland
*Play-Off C participants - Scotland, Israel, Norway, Serbia
*Play-Off D participants - Georgia, Belarus, Macedonia, Kosovo
Daunting trip to Baku for Wales
Wales were handed as kind a draw as could be expected when being put in Group A lớn face Italy, Turkey and Switzerland, though they will have lớn play two of their games in Baku which is well known for its heat and humidity for players, and as a difficult and expensive place lớn get lớn for fans.
Ryan Giggs' men will open their campaign against Switzerland on 17 June before facing Turkey four days later and then Italy in Rome on 21 June.