List of venues, host cities and stadiums
For the first time in Euro history, the host of this year’s tournament is Europe. Euro 2020 will be staged in 11 cities across the continent and matches will be played in countries such as Germany, England and the Netherlands. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Euro has been postponed to 2021 and will be held from June 11 to July 11. 51 matches will be played in 31 days, with 24 nations competing for the coveted title.
Here is the list of Euro 2020 venues, host cities and stadiums:
The capital of Azerbaijan is one of the host cities of Euro 2020. The Olympic stadium, with a capacity of 68,700 seats, will only accommodate 31,000 spectators for the matches to be played in Baku. Fans will also need to show their negative COVID result to be seated at the stadium.
Scheduled matches – Switzerland v Wales, Turkey v Wales, Round of 16 Match 3
The Johan Cruyff Arena, one of the most popular stadiums named after the legendary football player of the Netherlands and FC Barcelona, Johan Cruyff. A sea of orange is expected at the stadium as the Dutch return to the Euro. 12,000 fans will be capacity at the stadium due to COVID restrictions.
Scheduled matches – Netherlands v Ukraine, Netherlands v Austria, Netherlands v Macedonia, Round of 16 Match 1
The only city with maximum capacity, 61,000 spectators, the stadium will see legendary matches as Hungary faces Portugal, France and Germany at the Puskas Arena. A stadium where you absolutely have to be.
Scheduled matches – Hungary v Portugal, Hungary v France, Portugal v France, last match 3
The national arena in Bucharest, Romania will host 13,000 out of 51,000 fans. Romania failed to qualify for the Euro this year, however, Romanian citizens will be allowed to attend matches, as has been announced. granted UEFA.
Scheduled matches – Austria v North Macedonia, Ukraine v North Macedonia, Ukraine v Austria
The Danish capital will host 15,900 spectators at the Parken Stadium and host their country’s matches against countries like Russia, Finland and Belgium.
Scheduled matches – Denmark v Finland, Denmark v Belgium, Denmark v Russia
Glasgow’s inclusion as the host city was uncertain, but UEFA gave the green light after many assurances from local organizers. Hampden Park has hosted the Euro final three times – 1960, 1976 and 2002.
Scheduled matches – Scotland v Czech Republic, Croatia v Czech Republic, Scotland v Croatia.
The Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany was included as the host city on April 23, but will surely experience the atmosphere when 14,500 fans are allowed to enter the stadium. Home of Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich, the Bavarian city hosts great matches.
Scheduled matches – Germany against France, Germany against Portugal, Germany against Hungary, quarter-final.
The iconic Wembley Stadium is also one of the host cities and will host 8 of the 51 scheduled matches. With a capacity of 90,000 people, only 22,500 fans were allowed to sit. However, changes can be made for the shock of the semi-finals and finals which can accommodate a possible 45,000 fans.
Scheduled matches – England v Croatia, England v Scotland, England v Czech Republic, semi-finals and finals.
At the Stadio Olimpico, a total of 18,000 fans will be allowed to sit for Italy’s matches and a quarter-final clash. Also, Rome will host the opening match of Euro 2020, which will pit Italy against Turkey.
Scheduled matches – Italy v Turkey, Italy v Switzerland, Italy v Wales, Quarter-final
Coming in place of Bilbao, Seville is a host city for Euro 2020 and will host Spain’s matches as well as the last 16 clashes. The stadium capacity of Estadio La Cartuja is 60,000, but only 18,000 fans will be allowed in.
Scheduled matches – Spain v Sweden, Spain v Poland, Spain v Slovakia, last 16 matches.
The capital of Russia replaced Dublin and also managed to win 6 group stage matches and 3 knockout matches. The Krestovsky Stadium can accommodate a maximum of 68,000, but only 30,500 fans will be allowed to be qualified.
Scheduled matches – Russia v Belgium, Poland v Slovakia, Russia v Finland, Sweden v Slovakia, Finland v Belgium, Sweden v Poland, quarter-final, last of 16 matches.
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