Euro Schedule, July 5: Spain face Germany, Portugal fight out France in Euro Cup quarterfinals

Euro Schedule, July 5: Spain face Germany, Portugal fight out France in Euro Cup quarterfinals

Spain and Germany are the two most successful teams in the tournament, both winning the elusive trophy thrice

The UEFA Euro 2024 quarterfinals are set to deliver thrilling encounters as Spain faces Germany, and Portugal takes on France.  Spain, with their dominant group stage performances, will look to outmanoeuvre a resilient but inconsistent German side. Meanwhile, Portugal, spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo, aims to break down France’s formidable lineup.

Today’s Euro Cup 2024 Quarterfinals match timetable

  • Spain vs Germany– 9:30 PM (July 5)
  • Portugal vs France12:30 AM (July 6)

Spain vs Germany

Spain and Germany, two European powerhouses, will clash in a match that is expected to be both tactically intriguing and fiercely competitive. Spain topped their group with dominant performances, showcasing their traditional possession-based style under Luis de la Fuente. With talents like Pedri and Ferran Torres pulling the strings, Spain will look to control the game and break down the German defence.

Germany, on the other hand, has had a turbulent campaign. Finishing second in their group, they displayed moments of brilliance mixed with defensive lapses. Hansi Flick’s side will rely heavily on the attacking prowess of players like Kai Havertz and Leroy Sané. Germany’s resilience will be tested against a well-drilled Spanish side.

Spain Predicted XI: Unai Simón; Carvajal, Laporte, Pau Torres, Alba; Rodri, Gavi, Pedri; Asensio, Morata, Torres

Germany Predicted XI: Ter Stegen; Klostermann, Süle, Rüdiger, Raum; Kimmich, Goretzka; Sané, Havertz, Gnabry; Müller

Portugal vs France

Portugal’s matchup against France is another mouth-watering prospect. Portugal, led by veteran Cristiano Ronaldo, has shown a blend of experience and youthful exuberance throughout the tournament. Under Roberto Martínez, they have been effective in their tactical approach, combining solid defence with swift counter-attacks. Key players like Bruno Fernandes and João Félix will be crucial in breaking down the French defence.

France, aiming to reclaim their glory from Euro 2000, has been one of the most formidable teams in the tournament. Despite some injury concerns, including Kylian Mbappé’s fitness, Didier Deschamps’ squad is loaded with talent.

Portugal Predicted XI: Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Guerreiro; Neves, Fernandes, Silva; Félix, Ronaldo, Jota

France Predicted XI: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernández; Kanté, Pogba; Mbappé, Griezmann, Coman; Benzema

How to Watch UEFA Euro 2024 Live in India

Sony Sports Network has the broadcast rights to UEFA Euro 2024 in India, available on Sony Sports Ten 2, 3, 4, and 5 in various languages. Matches will also be live-streamed on the SonyLIV app and website, providing extensive coverage of the tournament.


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