Euro 2021: Know The Venues

With less than a month to the Euro 2021 [2020] teams have started releasing squad names for the players who will execute the games for their respective countries at the event.

However, while the gladiators are just getting revealed by the coaches of the various national teams are participating at the event, the venues where the matches will take place have long been identified.

Unlike several other European championship that were previously held in one nation or co-hosted by two countries, the Euro 2020 will be the first of its kind that will be held in 11 different European countries.

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

According to Wikipedia, each city will host three group stage matches and one match in the round of 16 or quarter-finals, with the exception of Saint Petersburg, which will host six group stage matches, and London, which will host two matches in the round of 16.

From Azerbaijan to Denmark, England, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Scotland and Spain, the Euro 2020 isn’t limited to a location and we take a look at the game venues.

 

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Wembley Stadium
England, London
Capacity: 90,000

The iconic London city will be one of the centers for games in the unique Euro 2020. The venue for matches is of course the Wembley Stadium.

Group stage matches in Group D, two round of sixteen matches, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final match on July 11th.

England, Croatia, Scotland and Czech republic will all play their group stage at the stadium.

13 June 2021 -15:00 England v Croatia
18 June 2021 – 21:00 England v Scotland
22 June 2021 – 21:00 Czech Republic v England

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Stadio Olimpico
Italy, Rome
Capacity: 70,000

The home to the Rome rivals of Lazio and AS Roma will host Group A games and quarter final matches. Italy, Turkey, Switzerland and Wales will play their group stage games at the stadium.

Group Stage Games.
11 June 2021 – 21:00 Turkey v Italy
16 June 2021 – 21:00 Italy v Switzerland
20 June 2021 – 18:00 Italy v Wales

 

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Allianz Arena
Germany, Munich
Capacity: 70,000

Bayern Munich home ground is Germany’s venue for the euros and it is going to be the venue for group stage games in group F where Hungary, Portugal, France and Germany.

Group Stage Games
5 June 2021 – 21:00 France v Germany
19 June 2021 – 18:00 Portugal v Germany
23 June 2021 – 21:00 Germany v Hungary

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Olympic Stadium
Azerbaijan, Baku
Capacity: 68,700

Azerbaijan’s biggest stadium which was opened in 2015 will also stage group stage matches this summer although it has also previously held the UEFA Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal in 2019.

However, with Azerbaijan’s national team failing to qualify for the competition the following matches in addition to a single group stage games will be played there.
Group Stage Games

12 June 2021 – 15:00 Wales v Switzerland
16 June 2021 – 18:00 Turkey v Wales
20 June 2021 – 18:00 Switzerland v Turkey

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Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Krestovsky Stadium
Russia, Saint Petersburg
Capacity: 68,134

One of the biggest venues which has held FIFA World Cup and Fifa Confederations Cup in 2017 and 2018, also one of the newest will host Group E and Group B matches.

The stadium will also host the 2022 UEFA Champions League final.
Group Stage Matches.
12 June 2021 -21:00 Belgium v Russia Group B
14 June 2021 -18:00 Poland v Slovakia Group E
16 June 2021 -15:00 Finland v Russia Group B
18 June 2021 -15:00 Sweden v Slovakia Group E
21 June 2021 -21:00 Finland v Belgium Group B
23 June 2021 -18:00 Sweden v Poland Group E

 

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Puskas Arena
Hungary, Budapest
Capacity: 67,215

Named after the goalscoring legend Ferenc Puskas, the stadium in Budapest will hope to see goals aplenty as it did with rescheduled UEFA Champions League games this season.

Luckily, Hungarians will see two of their teams three group stage games at the venue including a third match which is a clash between the World and European champions
16 June Hungary v Portugal
19 June Hungary v France
23 June Portugal v France

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

La Cartuja
Spain, Seville
Capacity: 60,000

The stadium hosted Spain’s last international game, a 3-1 win against Kosovo in March and it only replaced the San Names stadium in February due to covid-19 situations.

Group Stage Games
14 June 2021 – Spain vs Sweden
19 June 2021 – Spain vs Poland
23 June 2021 – Slovakia vs Spain

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Arena Națională
Romania, Bucharest
Capacity: 55,600

The largest stadium in Romania is a Category 4 stadium according to UEFA stadium rankings and is also home to FCSB and Dinamo Bucharest.

Unfortunately, the Romanian national was eliminated from the playoffs.

Group Stage Matches

13 June 2021 -21:00 Austria v North Macedonia
17 June 2021 -15:00 Ukraine v North Macedonia
21 June 2021 -18:00 Ukraine v Austria

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Johan Cruyff Arena
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Capacity: 54,990
The home ground to Ajax is one that will house the Netherlands three home matches in the group stage of the competition.

One more knockout match will be added to complete the four matches that will be hosted by the biggest stadium in the Netherlands.
13 June 2021 – Netherlands v Ukraine
17 June 2021 – Netherlands v Austria
21 June 2021 – North Macedonia v Netherlands

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Hampden Park
Scotland, Glasgow
Capacity: 51,866

Just like majority of the Euro 2020 venues, Scotland’s home ground will see three group stage matches and a single knockout round match also.
14 June 2021 -15:00 Scotland v Czech Republic
18 June 2021 -18:00 Croatia v Czech Republic
22 June 2021 -21:00 Croatia v Scotland

Euro 2021: Know The Venues

Parken Stadium
Denmark, Copenhagen
Capacity: 38,065

Denmark will feel at home when they play at the Park en Stadium which also serves as the home ground for FC Copenhagen.

Four matches, three group stage matches and one knockout match will be played at the stadium.

12 June 2021 -18:00 Denmark v Finland
17 June 2021 -18:00 Denmark v Belgium
21 June 2021 -21:00 Russia v Denmark

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