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Euro 2024 Draw: Groups, fixtures, knockouts, favourites

Cameron Smith
Georgiy Sudakov, Mykhailo Mudryk, Ukraine, 2023/24
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The UEFA Euro 2024 final tournament draw has taken place and we know who will face who in Germany.

Qualification for the 2024 European Championship is now over, with 24 countries sealing their place in the group stage.

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Germany were automatically placed into the group stage draw due to being hosts, while 21 nations progressed through regular qualifying. Then, Georgia, Ukraine and Poland sealed their place in the Euro 2024 group stage after winning the three play-off finals.

They were all automatically placed into Pot 4 of the Euro 2024 draw, alongside Italy, Serbia and Switzerland.

READ MORE: Which teams have qualified for Euro 2024?

What is the Euro 2024 group draw?

The Euro 2024 draw took place on Saturday 2 December in Hamburg. There were four ‘Pots’ and each final group consists of one team from each of the four ‘Pots.’

There are six different groups, with the top two automatically advancing into the knockout stages, as well as the four best third-place finishers.

READ MORE: When does Euro 2024 start? Date of opening game and opening ceremony

What are the groups?

Group A

Country
Germany
Scotland
Hungary
Switzerland

Group B

Country
Spain
Croatia
Italy
Albania

Group C

Country
Slovenia
Denmark
Serbia
England

Group D

Country
Poland
Netherlands
Austria
France

Group E

Country
Belgium
Slovakia
Romania
Ukraine

Group F

Country
Turkey
Georgia
Portugal
Czech Republic
Germany were in Pot 1 of the Euro 2024 draw
© ProShots – Germany were in Pot 1 of the Euro 2024 draw

What are the Euro 2024 group fixtures?

Now that the group draw has been made, we know the exact fixtures that will take place to kick off the tournament. Each team will play three group stage matches – with one game against each of the three other teams in their group.

Furthermore, we know the order of who will play who and on what date.

14 June

Germany vs Scotland (Munich)

15 June

Spain vs Croatia (Berlin)

Italy vs Albania (Dortmund)

Hungary vs Switzerland (Cologne)

16 June

Serbia vs England (Gelsenkirchen)

Poland vs Netherlands (Hamburg)

Slovenia vs Denmark (Stuttgart)

17 June

Austria vs France (Düsseldorf)

Belgium vs Slovakia (Frankfurt)

Romania vs Ukraine (Munich)

18 June

Portugal vs Czech Republic (Leipzig)

Turkey vs Georgia (Dortmund)

19 June

Croatia vs Albania (Hamburg)

Scotland vs Switzerland (Cologne)

Germany vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

Dominik Szoboszlai guided Hungary to qualification
© ProShots – Dominik Szoboszlai guided Hungary to qualification

20 June

Spain vs Italy (Gelsenkirchen)

Denmark vs England (Frankfurt)

Slovenia vs Serbia (Munich)

21 June

Poland vs Austria (Berlin)

Netherlands vs France (Leipzig)

Slovakia vs Ukraine (Düsseldorf)

22 June

Georgia vs Czech Republic (Hamburg)

Turkey vs Portugal (Dortmund)

Belgium vs Romania (Cologne)

23 June

Switzerland vs Germany (Frankfurt)

Scotland vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

24 June

Croatia vs Italy (Leipzig)

Albania vs Spain (Düsseldorf)

25 June

Netherlands vs Austria (Berlin)

France vs Poland (Dortmund)

England vs Slovenia (Cologne)

Denmark vs Serbia (Munich)

26 June

Czech Republic vs Turkey (Hamburg)

Georgia vs Portugal (Gelsenkirchen)

Slovakia vs Romania (Frankfurt)

Ukraine vs Belgium (Stuttgart)

What are the Euro 2024 knockout fixtures?

The path to the Euro 2024 final hasn’t been fully mapped out thus far, but once again, the last-16 fixture order has been revealed. 1A refers to the team who qualify top of Group A, while 2C refers to the team who finish second in Group C.

29 June

1A vs 2C (Dortmund)

2A vs 2B (Berlin)

30 June

1B vs 3A/D/E/F (Cologne)

1C vs 3D/E/F (Gelsenkirchen)

1 July

1F vs 3A/B/C (Frankfurt)

2D vs 2E (Düsseldorf)

2 July

1E vs 3A/B/C/D (Munich)

1D vs 2F (Leipzig)

Who are the favourites to win Euro 2024?

Currently, England and France are the joint-favourites to win Euro 2024. England qualified top of Group C, with 20 points from eight matches, while France finished first in Group B having tallied 22 points in eight games. Neither team lost in qualification.

Kylian Mbappe's France are favourites to win Euro 2024
© ProShots – Kylian Mbappe’s France are favourites to win Euro 2024

Hosts Germany are also expected to perform well under new boss Julian Nagelsmann, while Spain, Portugal, reigning champions Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Croatia also rank near the top of the bookies’ favourites list.

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