Uefa 2020. Coronavirus: UEFA intends to have same 12 host cities for delayed Euro 2020 tournament

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The qualifiers will be played on double matchdays in March, June, September, October and November 2019. If a host team in the play-offs fails to qualify, the path winner will take the spot of the host in the match schedule and therefore will play the two or three matches based on the above criteria in the host city of the respective host that failed to qualify. If the scores remain tied, a is used to determine the winner. If scores are level at the end of normal time, 30 minutes of is played, where each team is allowed to make a fourth. The top two teams, England and Czech Republic qualified directly for the finals. As with every tournament since , there is no. After these criteria are applied, they may define the position of some of the teams involved, but not all of them.

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Coronavirus: UEFA intends to have same 12 host cities for delayed Euro 2020 tournament

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Other prohibited clashes among qualified and play-off teams were and , but the teams in these pairs were all in the play-offs and in Pot 4 for the draw, and would not be in the same group; was also prohibited, but they also would not be in the same group due to play-off path pairings necessary for host allocation. The new coronavirus has infected almost 180,000 people worldwide since emerging in China, and most of Europe is in lockdown in a desperate bid to stem its advance. Mascot The official mascot of the tournament, Skillzy, was unveiled on 24 March 2019. The competition was postponed in order to reduce pressure on the public services in affected countries and to provide space in the calendar for the completion of domestic leagues that had been suspended. None of the 12 host nations qualify automatically. The best-ranked team will host the fourth-ranked team, and the second-ranked team will host the third-ranked team. Italic indicates host for that year.

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UEFA Country Ranking 2020

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Unlike previous editions, the participants of the play-offs will not be decided based on results from the qualifying group stage. If there were no teams from League A i. The group stage draw took place at the , Republic of Ireland, on 2 December 2018. Unlike previous editions, the participants of the play-offs were not decided based on results from the qualifying group stage. However, if there were not enough teams in the same league, then the spot went to the next best team in the overall ranking. The play-off winners will be known in March 2020.

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UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group A

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If a player becomes injured or ill severely enough to prevent his participation in the tournament before his team's first match, he can be replaced by another player. Seedings were based on overall European Qualifiers rankings: Pot 1 Belgium Italy hosts England hosts Germany hosts Spain hosts Ukraine Pot 2 France Poland Switzerland Croatia Netherlands hosts Russia hosts Pot 3 Portugal Turkey Denmark hosts Austria Sweden Czech Republic Pot 4 Wales Finland Play-off winner A Iceland, Bulgaria, Hungary or Romania Play-off winner B Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia, Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland Play-off winner C Scotland, Norway, Serbia or Israel Play-off winner D Georgia, North Macedonia, Kosovo or Belarus How did the draw work? Group A of was one of the ten groups to decide which teams would qualify for the finals tournament. Each individual host city also has their own unique logo. The in Rome was chosen to host the opening game, involving and hosts. Munich: Union of European Football Associations. Consequently, Belgium were assigned to Group B.

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UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group A

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Capacity: 90,000 Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 72,698 Capacity: 68,700 Capacity: 68,134 Capacity: 67,215 Capacity: 55,600 Capacity: 54,990 Capacity: 53,332 Capacity: 52,063 Capacity: 51,700 Capacity: 38,065 Each city will host three group stage matches and one match in the round of 16 or quarter-finals. Therefore, the winner of the path with two hosts had to be. The qualifiers were played on double matchdays in March, June, September, October and November 2019. Results against sixth-placed teams were not considered in the ranking. Team Base camp , Austria , Belgium , Scotland , , Scotland , Denmark , England , , Russia , France , Germany , , Italy , Netherlands , Republic of Ireland , Hungary , Russia , Spain , Republic of Ireland , Italy , Azerbaijan , Romania , Azerbaijan Final draw The draw for the final tournament was held on 30 November 2019, 18:00 19:00 local time, at in , Romania. Each qualified host country will play a minimum of two matches at home. The logos were unveiled from September 2016 to January 2017.

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UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying play

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In the draw, which was only necessary for Group B Denmark and Russia , two balls were prepared, with the first drawn hosting the three matches. The sixteen teams were then divided into four paths, each containing four teams, with each play-off path featuring two single-leg semi-finals, and one single-leg final. Teams in bold qualified for the final tournament. The fate of the 24-nation, month-long showpiece due to start in June had hung in the balance ever since Europe's domestic leagues shut down in the wake of the sweeping health crisis, which has killed around 7,000 people worldwide. Critics have cited the expanded format from 31 matches featuring 16 nations to 51 featuring 24 and its associated additional costs as the decisive factor for only one nation Turkey having put forward a serious bid. Instead, 16 teams will be selected based on their performance in the. The qualifying process will guarantee that at least one team from each division of the previous Nations League season will qualify for the final tournament either directly or through the play-offs.

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Euro 2020: what will Uefa's video conference realistically decide?

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Union of European Football Associations. Instead, 16 teams that failed to qualify through their group were selected based on their performance in the. It could therefore not be excluded that the above-mentioned teams would meet during the knockout stage of the tournament. The four play-off path winners will join the 20 teams that have already qualified for the final tournament. The most recent edition in 2016, again in France, included 24 nations for the first time. . This included , and racist booing.

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