Euro 2020 winner
Who wins the Euro 2020?
The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, will be the 16th UEFA European Championship, organised by UEFA. The European Football House (UEFA) at a meeting in Kiev determined the schedule for the European Championship (EP) matches, which in 2020 according to the new project for the first time in history will be played through several countries and will involve 24 teams. The football gathering from the old continent will be played in 12 cities - Rome, Baku (Group A), St. Petersburg, Copenhagen (Group B), Amsterdam, Bucharest (Group C), London, Glasgow (Group D), Bilbao, Dublin (Group E) and Munich and Budapest (Group F). Each country whose city is hosted will play at least two matches on the home court. The group stage will be opened at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on June 12, and will play two to four matches daily, until June 24.
Free days will be June 25 and 26, and then the knockout phase begins. The final stages will be played in London, Amsterdam, Bilbao, Budapest, Copenhagen, Bucharest, Glasgow and Dublin, and then June 1 and 2 will be free days, while the quarterfinals are in St. Petersburg, Munich, Baku and Rome. The semi-finals and the final will be awarded to London. The best four teams will play on July 7th and 8th, followed by three free days - 9th, 10th and 11th July, while the grand final is scheduled for July 12th at 21.00 at the Wembley stadium.
The qualification draw for the European Championship 2020 will be held on December 2, 2018 in Dublin, announced the European Football Union (UEFA). The draw will include 55 teams that will be divided into 10 groups of five or six teams, and the placement on the continental championship will gain the two best selections from each group. There is no automatic qualifying berth, and all 55 UEFA national teams, including the 12 national teams whose countries are scheduled to stage matches, must compete in the qualifiers for the 24 places at the finals tournament.
UEFA has prepared a new competition in which fans will enjoy the strongest sports competitions, while we will make better use of the time in the current calendar of international competitions. In addition, the balance will be maintained between the teams at the national and club levels, its the UEFA League of nations. It will include all 55 of its members, will be divided into four qualitative groups (League A, League B, League C and League D) and essentially need to replace most of the friendly matches, but it also has a competitive significance because through it four seats on EP 2020.
The first tournament started in September 2018, following the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The four group winners from League A will qualify for the finals, to be played in a still-decided European city in June 2019. Four nations, one from each League, will also qualify for the UEFA Euro 2020 finals.
At EURO 2020 also for the first time in this competition will be used (video assistant referee) VAR system.
Portugal are defending the trophy that they won on the last EURO in France, which is their only EURO trophy so far.
Most successful country in this competition are Germany with 3 trophies in 1972,1980,1996, and Spain also with 3 trophies in 1964,2008 and 2012. France has 2 trophies in 1984 and 2000. But this time the competition will be very different because of the new system of playing and bigger competition.
Many of the players and managers were against these changes in UEFA, due to frequent matches, but the fans seems to be more pleased because all they want is more football.