Euro 2020: Just 2 days to go, check out Top 5 exciting matches to mark your calendar for Euro 2020

Euro 2020: From France vs Germany to England vs Scotland, Top 5 exciting matches to mark your calendar for Euro 2020

Euro 2020 – Top 5 Most Interesting Matches to watch out for: There might be opposition to the expanded version of UEFA Euro 2020 for lack of exciting matches as smaller teams like to play defensive, restricting the opposition in tight games. But in Euro 2020, there Group F is the group of death that offers three exciting contests between Germany, Portugal and France with Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann all set to feature. Other than that, the traditional England vs Scotland rivalry is historically significant.

The Euro 2020, which was postponed to June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be played across multiple European nations to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The tournament will kick off with Turkey vs Italy on June 11 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

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Euro 2020: From France vs Germany to England vs Scotland, Top 5 exciting matches to mark your calendar for Euro 2020

England vs Croatia: Before 2018, the fixture would not have attracted much attention. But the England vs Croatia match in the 2018 FIFA World Cup attracted many. England lost the World Cup semifinal 1-2 in the Extra Time with Mario Mandzukic heading the final nail in England’s coffin. But this time, England is a powerhouse with its attacking line one of the best in the world. As for Croatia, after the runners-up finish, they haven’t had the best of the journey and England will have a chance to avenge their loss. The Group D match will be played on June 13 at the Wembley Stadium from 12:30 AM.

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France vs Germany: Reigning World Cup champion vs four-time World Cup champion, France vs Germany match offers a spectacle. The likes of Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba will take on Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich. The two powerhouses of European football will come head to head on June 15 in Munich at the Allianz Arena in a Group F match.

Euro 2020: From France vs Germany to England vs Scotland, Top 5 exciting matches to mark your calendar for Euro 2020

England vs Scotland: The match may not have any significance outside the United Kingdom but the sheer passion and history involved in it offer a spectacle. The oldest football fixture to date, its significance increased due to Scottish nationalism vs England’s monarchy. While the fixture slowly lost its prominence due to England’s dominance, with Andrew Robertson facing off Liverpool teammate Trent Alexnder-Arnold, it offers an exciting match. The Group D match will be played on June 19 at the Wembley Stadium.

Portugal vs Germany: Cristiano Ronaldo’s defending European champions Portugal face a star-studded Germany in a Group F match on June 19 at the Allianz Arena. Even at 36, Ronaldo is one of the best footballers on the pitch and he will face the heat from former teammate Toni Kroos and current stars Joshua Kimmich amongst others.

Portugal vs France: In a repeat of the Euro 2016 final, Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal will face Kylian Mbappe’s France on June 23 with the winner possibly sealing the knockout berth. While Portugal edged past France even without Ronaldo’s absence in the 2016 final, France will be eager to take revenge with Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and even Karim Benzema taking the field.

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